Words amuse me. Many trace their origins back to the earliest languages in clear lineages. Others have evolved in fits and starts as people have twisted their meanings. Still others have been created in amusing ways.
My goal is to take what could be the dry topic of etymology and make it fun and entertaining with short vignettes on some spectacular vernacular.
At the end of the day, I look forward to a glass of wine with dinner, but an article about land being desiccated upset the grape cart.Read the Spectacular Vernacular
Don’t you hate it when you are trying to get a few more minutes of sleep before starting your day, but some loud, matutinal bird shrieks outside your window?Read the Spectacular Vernacular
Polysemous is one of those complex looking words with a simple meaning referring to multiple meanings. Confused? Check this out.Read the Spectacular Vernacular
The next time you can’t hear yourself think because of excessive noise, you can thank the obstreperous person / creature near you.Read the Spectacular Vernacular
Katabatic Vs Anabatic
Ever noticed the winds shifting at sunset in sunrise in the mountains? You’re well on your way to understanding katabatibc and anabatic.Read the Spectacular Vernacular
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