Welcome to the International House of Logorrhea, a free online dictionary of
weird words and unusual words to help enhance your vocabulary. The IHL is a ...
Bold graphics and visual wit are used to interpret and represent a collection of
strange, unusual and lost words. These images explore the meaning behind the
Unusual Words ... hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian, Pertaining to extremely long
words ... lethologica, The inability to recall a precise word for something.
Amazingly, the only English word with three Ys also happens to describe a rare
astronomical event involving three heavenly bodies. A syzygy is the alignment of
Others--such as cacography and crot --are a bit more unusual
Though not all these words
appear in our glossary (at least not yet), you can find them all in the second edition of the complete (20-volume) Oxford English Dictionary, popularly known as the OED... More »
Weird and wonderful words - Language reference content from Oxford. ... need in
everyday conversation or writing, but which is fun, interesting, and unusual.
May 28, 2015 ... Mellifluous -- a pleasant-sounding word used to describe pleasant sounds -- is a
keen example of the wondrous, labyrinthine nature of ...
Apr 11, 2013 ... Discover some words that were used generations ago; or, very seldom used
today. ... Ostrobogulous - Bizarre, unusual or interesting.
3.1.3 Unusual Words: A mechanism is available for identifying specific definitions
of words or phrases used in an unusual or restricted way, including idioms and ...
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