10/29/11 - The Poverty of Words

29 Oct 2011 11:45 pm
I gots the pee-feel!

Rori, 29 Oct 2011 11:42 pm


If anyone knows of any other words, please share.

Talk to the Robot!
SoapyEyes, 30 Oct 2011 12:55 am


This is UR chance to make up a word!

The_Hankerchief, 30 Oct 2011 03:51 am


I don't know any specific words, but I do know lot's of phrases. "Taking the Browns to the Super Bowl probably has to be my favorite one I've heard so far. haha

IEatTacosForDinner, 30 Oct 2011 06:23 am


A word for forgetting someone's name when introducing them to somebody else would be useful... That and one for forgetting what you were doing. Yet, we have words like discombobulated. Go figure, huh?

tezzle, 30 Oct 2011 09:55 am


I think we should make one up! Language is constantly evolving. We can totally make this a word by next century. Hmm...

Damn it, even the word "toilet" comes from older words that just mean "washing up." HUMAN LANGUAGE HAS BEEN POLITE FOR LONG ENOUGH! ...Guh! There's no word that correlates both pee AND poop. Okay...this is going to take more effort then I thought. I MIGHT need to learn Greek and Latin.

Rori, 30 Oct 2011 01:18 pm


@IEatTacosForDinner Scotland to the rescue! "Tartle"
A Scottish verb meaning to hesitate while introducing someone due to having forgotten his/her name.

:D

Face (Guest), 30 Oct 2011 04:10 pm


Tacos, Douglas Adams did make up a word for walking into a room and forgetting what you came in for. I believe it was "woking."





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