Words are so good. I love words.
I especially love learning new and somewhat obscure words, and then imagining how I would integrate them into everyday life, without sounding like an uppity twat.
About a year ago, I stumbled across a buzzfeed entitled
25 Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names
What a gold mine! I was delighted, and wrote down these top five words to learn:
# 5Crepuscular Rays: those shining-through-the-clouds sunbeams that look like God is about to drop round.
#4Gynecomastia: heehee, manboobs!
#3Semantic Satiation: saying a word over and over till it loses its meaning.
#2Phosphenes: the little lights you see when you scrunch your eyes up tight.
And coming in at first place is ……*drumroll*…….Mondegreen!
What the heck is a Mondegreen? Don’t google it yet, I’ll tell you.
Mondegreen is the official term for a…
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