Archive | June 13, 2015

27 Interesting Facts about Words

Interesting Literature

Fun facts about words and the English language

The stuff of literature is, of course, words. As Samuel Taylor Coleridge observed, ‘Prose = words in their best order; – poetry = the best words in the best order.’ In this post, we’ve gathered up 27 of the best facts about words that we’ve unearthed since beginning this blog a couple of years ago. Where necessary, we’ve provided a link to further information.

If you enjoy these facts, you might also like our favourite facts about books and our 10 rare but useful words everyone should know.

The word ‘onomatomania’ means ‘intense mental anguish at the inability to recall some word or to name a thing’.

A ‘dysphemism’ is an unpleasant or derogatory word or expression substituted for a pleasant or inoffensive one; the opposite of a euphemism.

Though of uncertain origin, the word ‘bad’ may stem from the Old…

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Transrace is the new transgender

Privilege Denying Tranny

BIGOTRY!!!! BIGOTRY!!!!

Thanks to the brilliant woman who made this.  Apparently, genetic difference between male and female: 2% (Y chromosome) Genetic difference between races: 0.1%
so why is race immutable but gender is not?

me so asian me so asian

Yes, some dude really had surgery to look Asian.

If idiots believe a man can be a woman than someone can be trans race by their logic.  I for one can’t wait till  animekin and otherkin take a stand for their rights as cartoon charaters/animals,( fictional or otherwise) trapped in the wrong body. FUCKING FREE FOR ALL!

stop sitting on my invisible tail please. stop sitting on my invisible tail please.

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Today’s reading

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Fulfilment
Three of Wands

Nourishment from a spiritual source that gives inner security and joy. Goals and desires reached, making life rich with emotional security and a sense of completion.

… the blessing of fulfilment. The healing radiance of the afterglow created after a loving polaric interchange.

This energised peace does not require another person, it can be achieved after an act of Creativity or Joy.