Ever get an itch in a spot that you just can’t reach? It’s quite possibly the most annoying feeling in the world, and we’ve all had it at one time or another. Betcha’ didn’t know there was a word for it, though! So go ahead and scratch the itch of your curiosity and check out today’s Wacky Word Wednesday!
Be honest: have you ever felt an inexplicable urge to suddenly break out into a wild dance? Yeah, we have too. And apparently, there’s a word for a phenomenon (or condition, rather) that explains the sudden urge to get your boogie on. So if you’ve got a few minutes, stop on by and check out today’s Wacky Word Wednesday for a fun new rockin’ word.
Do you remember when you were a kid and you did something terrible to anger your mother, at which point she’d fly into your room, put her hands on her hips, and verbally rip you a new one? Well, there’s a word for that ferocious hands-on-hips pose, so if you want to relive some terrifying memories, feel free to stop on by and expand your vocabulary with this week’s edition of Wacky Word Wednesday!
Have you ever really wanted something but couldn’t bring yourself to admit it? Or worse: have you ever really wanted something, but lied about NOT wanting it? Humans are strange creatures, but hey, the best part about being human is something called human experience, which means that we’ve all been there, done that. In any case, if you’re interested in learning a new word for this psychological phenomenon, be sure to check out this week’s Wacky Word Wednesday! And stop being coy: you know you want to.
As it gets colder outside, you can’t go ten feet without hearing someone blow their nose or fight off a bad case of the snuffles. So for this week’s Wacky Word Wednesday, we introduce a slobbery new word for your reading pleasure and talk a little bit about the wonders of the human body, its functions and its, um… fluids. Enjoy!
Your mother always told you (or should have, at least) to never talk with your mouth full. While we agree that that’s generally a good rule to abide by, it’s worth noting that good dinner conversation can turn an ordinary meal into a fantastic one. That said, here’s a new wacky word for you to chew on.
For those of you who are interested in language or Chinese culture, in today’s entry you’ll learn about an ancient Chinese idiom used to accuse someone of taking a stupid or convoluted approach to a problem. Check it out! It’s pretty interesting stuff, if we do say so ourselves :)
In this week’s edition of Wacky Word Wednesday, you’ll learn about an epic historical battle that, erm… never really happened. But it’s rife with intrigue, good ol’-fashioned anthropomorphism, and of course an interesting term you can add to the list of words you use to show off at parties. Enjoy!