malneirophrenia caused by bad dream demons via LaWhimsy
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Word Nerd: Malneirophrenia

Malnierophrenia is the foul, heavy, negative state of mind one finds themselves in after a nightmare. Malnierophrenia is the antonym of euneirophrenia and originates from Ancient Greek mal (bad), oneiro (dream), phrenia (state of mind). A bad night's sleep can also be a contributing cause of malnierophrenia. Malnierophrenia is characterized by a peevish, irritable, beastly… Continue reading Word Nerd: Malneirophrenia

A happy soul is the best shield for a cruel world Atticus quote Monday Mantra 158 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 158 – A happy soul is the best shield for a cruel world

“A happy soul is the best shield for a cruel world.” ~ Atticus The world can be a cruel, harsh place. Somewhere that can bring about despair and a crushing sort of sadness that can overwhelm and destroy the good. And yet there is a defense, a shield that you can employ that can keep… Continue reading Monday Mantra 158 – A happy soul is the best shield for a cruel world

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Word Nerd: Verbivore

Verbivore is a humorous neologism coined by Richard Lederer in the early 1980s. Verbivore derives from the Latin terms verbum (“word”) and Latin vorax, from vorō (“devour”) and essentially means one who devours words. A verbivore could also be called a verbophile, logophile, or a word nerd, which makes it a perfect addition to this particular word nerd's Index! Verbivore's have an… Continue reading Word Nerd: Verbivore