New Favorite Word: Sesquipedalian

1-Too_Many_Words_by_Payana-DEVA sesquipedalian is someone one who commonly uses highfalutin’ words like supercilious, perspicacious, and agriculture (that one’s for you, Dad).  Sesquipedalian nirvana is a word that starts with a p, continues for forty-three more letters, and ends with an s. (Google lung disease caused by inhaling ash or fine sand.) This weekend I’m more of a two-syllable word person: coffee, Westport, journal, Bible, and coffee.

“We have too many high-sounding words, and two few actions that correspond with them.”  ~Abigail Adams

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