Tag Archives | Word-Of-The-Day

…Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious is a hippopotomonstrosesquipedalianism?

The DYH word of the day is Hippopotomonstrosesquipedalianism.

What does it mean?

It’s a word used to describe words that are enormously long.


[Via: Oxford University Press]

…Buildering is dangerous?

Today’s word of the day is Buildering (a play on words from Bouldering I assume), which means “the act of climbing on (usually) the outside of buildings and other artificial structures.”

You may have seen Alain Robert, aka The Real-Life Spider-Man, climbing to the top of skyscrapers and bridges under the arrestful eyes of the local police, but Buildering is typically less flashy, and usually takes place closer to the ground. Check out the video to see what I mean:

[Wikipedia – Buildering]



[Alain Robert]

[Via: UNEASYsilence]