Category Archives: Wondrous Words

Wondrous Words #357

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. While reading A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie I found this word: collieries:  “Three collieries idle.” Collieries is a … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #356

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. I read a great interview with Ruth Bader Ginsburg this week. I greatly admire this woman and am anxiously waiting … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #355

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. I was reading a book review of Larry McMurtry’s Last Kind Words Saloon when I came across two unfamiliar words: … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #354

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. I found a new word this past week while reading Charm City by Laura Lippman: 1. malaprops: “This wishy-washy tendency, … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #353

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. I’m such a big fan of the book reviews in the New  York Times. They give me a thorough analysis … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #352

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. My two new words this week come courtesy of author Scott Turow. He wrote an excellent book review in the … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #351

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. This week I’m sharing two new-to-me words. I found the first one while reading a book review on Ti’s Book … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #350

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. I heard this word while listening to a news story about conspiracy theorists: fabulist: “I don’t know if this guy … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #349

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. I was reading a New York Times article about a referendum in Austin, Texas. The city was trying to regulate … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #348

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. I recently read Agatha Christie’s Taken At the Flood and discovered a new word: mendaciously: Superintendent Peace smiled appeasingly. “Oh, I doubt … Continue reading

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