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Category Archives: Pointless words
Remember this category? The one that pissed so many people off. Well , it’s not relevant anymore, but here’s proof of how these pointless words are not only useless, but in fact may have negative effects. Here’s why http://bit.ly/9z0SBJ Hat … Continue reading
Did you know that ‘orrery’ which has featured on my pointless words category was named after Charles Boyle, 4th Earl of Orrery (1676-1731), for whom one was made ?
Here are a few more: acapnotic: person who doesn’t smoke accouchement: the time or act of giving birth
I wasn’t planning on doing this but Avnish has put pressure on me to respond to Abhishek’s attack on our attack on pointless words. Avnish has made some pretty good points . Abhishek particularly has taken to heart the posts … Continue reading
Avnish has now outdone himself and come up a word that is so pointless that it makes ‘orrery’ look very very useful. boustrophedon: written from right-to-left and left-to-right on alternate lines.
Avnish gave me this word in the comments for the earlier post. I feel it is pointless enough to have it’s own entry. orrery : clockwork model of solar system