A noun is a nothing word
During my general pottering I got on to thinking about
words, or at least some words.
Now I may be dyslexic (and I try to prevent myself
from using that as a crutch - though it might indeed explain some
of the more unusual spellings around these pages) but I still enjoy
using words. Some I find especially pleasing to use.
Contained herein are just a few of the top words that
are around these days, chosen somewhat at random by me and listed
in vague alphabetical order, but only by the first letter (hate true
They are not necessarily complex intricate words with
cunning meanings, just plain good words that enhance conversation
to your superior intelligence.
Some of these words are really only great when used out of contemporary
context. For example vessel:
that ship is an impressive vessel - bit dry
I need a fine vessel to contain my coffee - much more interesting
Same goes for quest, dominion, nemesis. There ones that conjure up some impressive use of language that this modern era has long lost, the ear when sailing the high sees was still done, when men from Cambridge went on quests to discover the source of the amazon and people stood on hills over looking crystal blue lagoons and contemplated the world.
... those were the days...
If you have words that you think are worthy to join the list then email them to me