WOTD: Periapt

There is no immediate significance to me choosing the word. It was a completely random selection. Or maybe it was fate. Who can tell for sure? periapt (n.) IPA Pronunciation: … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Jackanape

Modern insults are rather uncreative. Our vocabulary has become drab and boring when you want to make yourself feel better by making someone else feel worse. Today’s word of the … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Russet

Breaking away from words that look like you know them, here’s something different. russet (adj.) IPA Pronunciation: a yellow or reddish light brown HORATIO …But look, the morn, in russet … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Approve

Continuing with the theme of words that are spelled and pronounced the same as modern words but have different meanings, I give you – approve (v.) IPA Pronunciation: try, prove, … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Square

It’s hip to be a square! But not this kind. This isn’t a geometric shape, but maybe a way to get your nose into a different shape. square (v.) IPA … Continue Reading ⇒