Noun. An obstreperous mouth. Hark! Shut your obstropolos. – Ulysses, James Joyce (1922)  Leave it to the OED to give you a definition that you probably need to look up. Obstreperous: adj. … Continue Reading ⇒


Noun. An assemblage of demons. Slavery..unless it had been now and then checked, would have transformed the earth ere now into a demonagerie. – Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine, XV p 433 … Continue Reading ⇒


Noun. A government ruled by the wind. From the Greek for wind, anemo.   Such is the miserable and precarious state of an anemocracy, of a people who put their … Continue Reading ⇒