nothing is quite so scrummy as a warm drink ona cold morning via LaWhimsy
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Word Nerd: Scrummy

Scrummy is a more casual slang word that means delicious. Scrummy is thought to derive from combing the words scrumptious and yummy for informal use. Scrummy is used to describe that deeply satisfying and pleasing feeling that one gets after consuming something with their senses. I think scrummy is an incredibly, well, scrummy word! As… Continue reading Word Nerd: Scrummy

as mimsy as the borogoves as miserable as can be via LaWhimsy
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Word Nerd: Mimsy

Mimsy describes one who is rather feeble, unhappy or affected. Mimsy is a rather delightful word created and used by Lewis Carroll inThe Jabberwocky. In Through the Looking-Glass Humpty-Dumpty explains that mimsy is a blend of the words flimsy and miserable thus meaning unhappy. Mimsy is known by other spellings, most notably mimzy or mimsey… Continue reading Word Nerd: Mimsy

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Word Nerd: Runcible

Runcible is one of those absolutely fantastic nonsense words that has been in my life for as long as I can remember. The Owl and The Pussycat by Edward Lear was a poem I could recite easily (and often!) by age 4, since it happened to be one of my favorite books. I was always… Continue reading Word Nerd: Runcible