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Word of the day - boehm - 05-10-2022 10:52 PM


Gabble / verb/ gab·​ble/ We use the word “gabble” as both a transitive and intransitive verb in the English language. When used in its intransitive form, “gabble” means to “talk foolishly” or jabber on about what other people deem as nonsense. “Gabble’ can also relate to making strange unintelligible and animal-like sounds in its intransitive […]

RE: Word of the day - boehm - 05-11-2022 09:09 PM


rubber-edged blade set on a handle. It’s a cleaning and scraping tool that is most commonly used to clean windows and floors. As a verb, to squeegee is to clean something up or scrape something with a squeegee. Etymology: This term comes from […]

RE: Word of the day - boehm - 05-12-2022 09:36 PM


Gardyloo/ interjection / gar·​dy·​loo “Gardyloo” is a warning term created out of necessity to safeguard citizens on Edinburgh city streets from toilet waste being thrown out of the windows of tenement apartment buildings. When “gardyloo” entered the language, it was common (and legal) for residents of Edinburgh to dispose of household toilet waste by tossing

RE: Word of the day - boehm - 06-09-2022 10:01 PM


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Part of speech: adverb
Origin: Scottish Gaelic, late 18th century

(dated, mainly Scottish) In the direction of the sun's apparent course, considered as lucky; clockwise.

Examples of Deasil in a sentence

"Following the sun, the druids circled Stonehenge deasil."

"I circled the lot deasil while seeking a parking spot."