Rare words - unplugged

No neologisms, please!


And I swear, I never heard anyone use the word “bullish” until Knights started using it.

Yes, I prefer to use ‘taurine ‘ as well.

triumvirate - ala Warner, Smith & Bancroft


My nominated word for today (and its first appearance on BB):


Appropriate, considering we are all vexillophiles.

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My interest in that has started to flag.

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I anticipate you will reconsider when we fly a new pennent in September.

It’ll be a new standard.

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XVII would be the new standard.

Malapropism. One of my favourites since I caught G. Baum misusing it, but unfortunately that wasn’t a malapropism in and of itself.

Greg, if you’re reading, please man up and reply to my email.


:blush: Cerulius

Not in my dictionary. Meaning and where found?

It’s Straight Outa Hogwarts!

I thought it might be something like that.

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So U think I should choose a different word?

You are free to run with my “cakamity” from the Locations thread.

I suspect it means the appearance of a really dirty nappy!


You’ve changed the spelling but the word is still artificial. Cerulean is a word.

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Woo hoo ! ■■■■■■■ A! I was feeling so cerulean that it made me feel cerulius. :wink: