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Adorable words

Yesterday I posted about some despicable words – to counterbalance those, here are a couple of adorable terms for you! Word Spy introduces us to Skype Sleep: v. To create a Skype connection with a faraway partner and then fall asleep together. —Skype sleeping pp. Its earliest use is from late 2010, in the Urban(…)

Word Soup

The excellent Wordnik weblog has introduced a new feature – Word Soup. Apparently the series “will bring you those strange, obscure, unbelievable (and sometimes NSFW) words”. The first in the series is pretty interesting, covering words like: Apparition American (from the show Castle) Apparition American plays on terms such as African American and Asian American.(…)