Monday, March 15, 2010
Fantastic Things You Learn When You Read a Dictionary
You learn that:
a) a cricket team is called a googly
b) the singular form of graffiti is graffito (which makes sense, but nobody uses it)
c) Houyhnhnms (the race of horses in Gulliver's Travels) is pronounced "win-ums"
Who would have guessed?
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