Friday, September 26, 2008

five-dollar words

i learned a new word today:

eleemosynary: of, relating to, or supported by charity.

it's the first word i've seen in a long time that i actually had to listen to before i could say it. i'm going to have to find a way to work it into casual conversation.

1 comment:

Butterflyfish said...

I like that word -- my $5 word this week is quidnunc (one who wants to know gossip, busybody). I knew the word a long time ago but was reminded of it when I saw QDNUNC as a vanity license plate