Like words? Why not adopt an endangered one?
Improve your vocabulary and procrastinate your day away at savethewords.org, brought to you by the great folks who publish the Oxford English Dictionary (a.k.a. The OED).
All of the words on the site are in danger of being dropped from the English language. Ever hear of veprecose, coquinate, or tortiloquy? I told you they were endangered.
I was surprised to see ten-cent store on the list. I guess with inflation dollar store has taken over.
Anyway, here’s my attempt to help. “I recently got back from my trip to the veprecose lands of southern Arizona.”
Veprecose: full of prickly shrubs or bushes.
(No squirrel today. I haven’t met my writing goal yet. :-()