Saturday Word of the Day: Conurbation

*Conurbation: an extensive urban area resulting from the expansion of several cities or towns so that they coalesce but usually retain their separate identities. "Hey, do you think Darwin counts as a conurbation? You know with Palmerston and stuff?" "I have no idea, I'd need an example of a conurbation to compare." "Oh, ok." -END- … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Conurbation

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Saturday Word of the Day: Axilla

*Axilla: the armpit "Doctor I have a bit of a twinge in my axilla, any idea what could be causing it?" "No, Jeremy. But if you'd like to organise a time to come in so I can check it--" "Uh, no I can't come in. I'm really busy Doc, can't you just hazard a guess … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Axilla

Saturday Word of the Day: Amour-Propre

A/N: Just a quick piece today as I'm very tired; I spent the whole day volunteering in the Friar's Folly Tavern at the Abbey Medieval Festival. *Amour-propre: self-esteem; self-respect “Come on love show us a trick then!” “No, I don’t think I’ll be doing that thank you very much!” “Aww, don’t be shy love we … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Amour-Propre

Saturday Word of the Day: Backstairs

*Backstairs: secret, underhanded, or scandalous: backstairs gossip. “OH my gosh, can you believe what Delilah was up to?” “I know, I honestly expected so much more from her.” “Wait, what did she do?” “You hadn’t heard? Well, she was seen with a certain unsavoury_” “OH MY GOD STOP! Just stop, I won’t be part of … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Backstairs

Saturday Word of The Day: Feint

*Feint: a movement made in order to deceive an adversary. “You’ll never manage to defeat Orgmar in a fair battle,” “I know, but lucky for me I’m a master of the feint.” “So you say but I don’t think it’ll be so easy to deceive him, he has eyes on the back of his head … Continue reading Saturday Word of The Day: Feint

Saturday Word of the Day: Craic

A/N: It's a bit late, and I'm doing it from my phone so please excuse how short today's word of the day is and any errors it may be riddled with. *Craic: Fun and entertainment, especially good conversation and company. "Ugh, I miss dormitory life." "Really? What exactly do you miss about it? The crappy … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Craic

Saturday Word of the Day: Tutti

*Tutti: all; all the voices or instruments together. “Ok everyone, our next performance piece contains a tutti passage. So, it’s going to take a lot of practice.” “Couldn’t we maybe do something without a tutti?” “Sorry, no can do. Our benefactor wants the orchestra to perform this piece.” “I guess it can’t be helped then.” … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Tutti