Ludicrous Latin: Venimus, vidimus, et suffocatus est

We came, we saw, we choked


Deadword of the Day: Ornithoscopy

Ornithoscopy: A marriage of sorts between bird-watching and soothsaying . (Not to be confused with Ornithology; the study of birds.)

As in: According to experts in Ornithoscopy, the birds tell us that this movie will cost around 8-10 dollars to see in theaters. Amazing!

Deadword of the Day: Ostentiferous

Ostentiferous: That which brings monsters or other strange and dangerous creatures.

As in: Looks like an ostentiferous version of “Lost”. I’m in!

Deadword of the Day: Tantrels

Tantrels: Incurably lazy people.

As in: The tantrels are everywhere, and they seem to be multiplying!

Deadword of the Day: Mouse-web

Mouse-web: (cobweb) Refers to phlegm in the throat. To replace the ‘frog in your throat.’

As in: A-AHEM! Excuse me. Mouse-web.

Deadword of the Day: Soul-case

Soul-case: Body

As in: My soul-case doesn’t bend that way. 

Deadword of the Day: Nurk

Nurk: A name for the runt of a litter.

As in: Poor little nurk…

Deadword of the Day: Frout

Frout: A word for an animal’s reaction when they are suddenly scared poopless.

As in: The puppy frouted and ran to the nearest exit.


Deadword of the Day: Barking-iron

Barking-iron: Another word for gun.

As in: “Put down the barking-iron and let us settle this like gentlemen…”

Deadword of the Day: Holm

Holm: A low, flat stretch of land on the banks of a river.

As in: Say, you think that’s Ian’s holm?

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