Posts Tagged ‘vocabulary’

Well it is that time again.  Time to look through the search folder and laugh at all the poorly spelled, ill-thought, and just plain odd search terms that have led folks my way.  Also, for your benefit I have laced this post throughout with GRE prep vocabulary words.  Now you can learn AND laugh at the same time.

mens nuked photo

Somehow I think that the misspelling- a simple substitution of a u for an a- got this guy a whole different search result than what he intended on finding.  Imagine his horror, as he typed in this term seeking out photos of naked men and he instead found photos of nuked men- perhaps Hiroshima and Nagasaki photos?  That is a doozie of a difference caused by one wrong vowel.  In a way it is sad.  His sedulous pursuit of nude pictures of men is greeted instead with scenes of abject horror and destruction.  The real tragedy, somewhere someone’s appetite for porn was not sated– the reliance on spelling skills proved a fatal flaw in the internet’s porn delivery system in this case.

how to make sex a workout

First, have sex.  Second, you just worked out.  If you were looking to incorporate dumbbells and such, well, other than yourself, I don’t recommend using them.

sex stories to read (more…)

If you need some inspiration for this week’s funny acronym Tuesday challenge, just click on this recent post to see the longest (and funniest) acronym ever.  Don’t forget that the reward for this week’s funny acronym challenge is a full post dedicated to directing traffic from this blog to yours.  So for you traffic hounds and Tecnnorati rank obsessed folks it’s like virtual gold.  Extra points for those who work in current events or use big fancy words.

Why don’t we start out simply enough.  OCD was the last to post last week, so we will begin with her acronym.

S.U.N.S.H.I.N.E.

Tomorrow I will put up the latest strange search terms that led to this blog- with my own responses attached.  Bear with me for all of you who are new to this, I have an odd sense of humor.  Also, thanks for helping me set a record for hits today.  This blog is close to 3,000 hits in one week- much higher than the previous record of 2,439.  Thanks guys and gals for all your help.  I hope you keep visiting.  I will do my best to keep putting out content that is helpful, inspirational, and at times humorous.

New Features Just Over the Horizon: Word History Wednesdays, an Introduction to Traineo, and Vocabulary List Weekends.

Here is a list of some fairly difficult vocabulary words- taken from my Dictionary.com word of the day emails.  How many of these words do you know?  Please be honest when you report your score(s) in the comments section.

1. Renascent.

a. To remember fondly    b. Showing renewed vigor    c.  Dogged pursuit of a goal   d.  Strength in the face of adversity

2.Indolent

a. A musical instrument  b.  Moving with rapidity    c. Avoiding labor      d.  Prone to fits of melancholy

3. Assuage

a.  To appease   b. To make moot/void   c.  Slow moving, lumbering   d.  To act on one’s own

4. Gewgaw

a.  A mythical creature   b.  A condition similar to insomnia   c.  A person who shows extreme emotions       d. A trinket

5. Susurration

a. To find or discover    b. A whisper, soft sound    c.  A secretive meeting    d.  An odd or strange sound

6. Verdure

a. Overgrown    b.  Descriptive of life in the country    c.  Greenness or freshness of vegetation   d.  To call out loudly

7. Dilatory

a. Tending to procrastinate       b.  Weak       c.  Effeminate      d.  A tendency to appease others

8.  Rodomontade

a.  A circular motion    b.  Bragging speech    c.  A force which propels an object   d.  a singular and rare occurence

9. Fustian

a. To make an ill-informed bargain   b.  To deal with evil people   c.  Pompous speech   d.  Easily frustrated

10. Abominate

a. To abhor, loathe     b.  To eradicate or destroy     c.  To dislike       d.   To wander aimlessly

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