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Strange english words

by ghovall on February 20th, 2010

Quidnunc [‘kwɪdnʌŋk] – an inquisitive and gossipy person.

Poppysmic [pɒˈpɪzmɪk] – the sound, produced with smacking of the lips.

Sesquipedalianist [ˌsɛskwɪpɪˈdeɪlɪənɪs] – a person who tends to use sesquipedalian (lit. “a foot and a half long”) or long words.

Griffonage [ɡrifɔnæʒ] – an illegible scrawl.


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