An Armamentarium of Words From Schott’s Vocab

Here are a bunch of cool words that I saw on Schott’s Vocab today: sesquipedalian, callipygian, quidnunc, sockdolager, boustrophedon, and borborygmus. These came from co-vocabularists in the comments to his $10-words weekend comp.

Twitter to Adults

Twitter is to adults what Tourette’s is to children.
— Brendan

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This made me laugh out loud. It’s totally true though.

Oblication

Oblication | “A vacation combined with an obligation, such as a work engagement or visiting family.”

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Oblication is a portmanteau of obligation and vacation. I really like it!