Words You Have Taught Me — April 2019

#8 — an early Easter listicle

source: http://www.magamitakartok.hu/szaloncukor, edited with Pixlr

affective presence

Alcubierre warp drive & EmDrive

biexponential

bogart

BDS

CMWC

Dunning-Kruger effect

eucatastrophe

glo up

hypnagogic

izakaya

M&C Meeting

marmorated

mind sphincter

… is a term Sarah Lofgren made up to describe how her brain works when nursing a cold. I think it’s brilliant and should become a household term.

noctilucent

Oamaru limestone

orthopraxy

palilogy

patzer

phallocratic

plumule

popinjay

puerperium

pylorus

psilocybin

souk

susurration

Taweret

termination shock

best explained by Alexander C. Kaufman below:

tisane

vesica piscis

wheedle

antimetabole

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