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What are your favorite words?
 

Quiddity: If taken literally, the definition is the "Whatness" of an object, or its essence

Defenestration: The act of throwing someone out of a window, which leads to

Autodefenestration: The act of throwing yourself out of a window

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Oh good lord. I melted when I saw defenestration!

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1 hour ago, Chronarch said:

Quiddity: If taken literally, the definition is the "Whatness" of an object, or its essence

 

A lovely word, meaning whatness but it isn't really the essence proper, that would be the haecceity. 

A favourite word of mine would be pulchritudinous meaning splendidly dressed.  History buffs will approve of the etymology of pulchritudinous, after a very well dressed chap in the Roman period.

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People that know me propably noticed that I use a lot of "Aye".

Why? Sounds better to me than yes/ofc/sure/etc.

And for some reason "Defenestration" reminded me of "Defenestrations of Prague".

One of the few things that I remember from history class

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Oh, there is also anatidaephobia: the fear that one is constantly watched by a duck.

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I really love the word "suffer", it sounds really cool. Also word "sin" i like. 

 

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WHAT

Alrighty, Lads.

Gimme the lethal, Aye?

That Fucker ain't goin' nowhere.

(And obviously...)

OH SHIT

HELP MAINT

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Shibboleth. If you don't know what it means, then you're not in the cool kids club.

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I use "Y'all" a lot despite not being southern (in the states it tends to be a southern backwoods type of thing). It's so efficient compared to its alternatives.

Other favorite word would be "Ageist" because I am one of the biggest offenders XD

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