Words I wish I’d thought of

Protirement
(proh.TYR.munt) n. Retiring or quitting an unattractive job to pursue work or hobbies more suited to one’s personality. Also: pro-tirement.
—protire v.

In his recent comment on Working Cats, fredf introduced me to two more new words: ergo-cat and edenization.

This could be a major function of blogspace: The creation and proliferation of new words as well as the preservation of ancient words. Like it or not, blogs could become a dominant force in enriching human languages. Wordspy.com provides a fascinating view of our rapidly changing language.

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0 Responses to Words I wish I’d thought of

  1. Margie says:

    Well I for one think the human language is in dire need of enrichment!

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