8.25.2013

from a list of obsolete words that may have disappeared from the english language too soon:


  • lunting: walking while smoking a pipe
  • groak: to silently watch someone while they are eating, hoping to be invited to join them 
  • jirble: to pour out (a liquid) with an unsteady hand
  • beef-witted: having an inactive brain, thought to be from eating too much beef
  • resistentialism: the seemingly spiteful behavior shown by inanimate objects 
  • with squirrel: pregnant