Star Trek Online

Star Trek Online (http://sto-forum.perfectworld.com/index.php)
-   Ten Forward (http://sto-forum.perfectworld.com/forumdisplay.php?f=129)
-   -   Awesome words (http://sto-forum.perfectworld.com/showthread.php?t=109287)

Archived Post 02-07-2010 11:13 PM

Awesome words
 
Step back ye illiterates, this thread may not be for the likes of you...


This:

Quote:

Originally Posted by Yashnaheen (Post 1991148)
Quote:

Originally Posted by Jonathan_Kent (Post 1991041)
whomst

This is an awesome word. I think I need to start using it.

gave me the idea that we need more collection threads.

So please state the most awesome word that you know of, and why it should be used more often.

Archived Post 02-07-2010 11:29 PM

One of the best and most underused words is 'Forsooth'

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forsooth

Another good one is

'Schadenfreude'

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schadenfreude

Archived Post 02-07-2010 11:31 PM

Anthropomorphic Fallacy.

Because I can tell my cat really likes that phrase.

Archived Post 02-08-2010 12:54 AM

Polymath (sounds way cooler than Renaissance Man)

Archived Post 02-08-2010 03:48 AM

Rhododendron!

Archived Post 02-08-2010 03:52 AM

lortnoc ni ma I

Archived Post 02-08-2010 03:52 AM

pedantic = a word that needs to be used alot more!


and my favorite

hootananny!

Archived Post 02-08-2010 04:54 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by redeyed (Post 1992877)
pedantic = a word that needs to be used alot more!


and my favorite

hootananny!

I worked pedantry into another thread, do I win a prize?

How about "wherewithal"

Archived Post 02-08-2010 04:58 AM

"provides buscuit as prize!!"

to be fair pedantic can be used to describe loads of threads in some areas on the forums lol

Archived Post 02-08-2010 11:32 AM

Obfuscation.

Idiosyncrasy

Hooligan

Cad

and of course Pedantic. Wonderful word!


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:21 PM.