Tuesday, July 7, 2009

A Laugh, Drug Method or Swig of Liquor?


funny word of the day: snort

Definition from Merriam-Webster:

1snort
Pronunciation:
\ˈsnȯrt\
Function:
verb
Etymology:
Middle English snorten, fnorten; akin to Old English fnora sneezing
Date:
14th century
intransitive verb1 a: to force air violently through the nose with a rough harsh sound b: to express scorn, anger, indignation, or surprise by a snort 2: to emit explosive sounds resembling snorts 3: to take in a drug by inhalation transitive verb 1: to utter with or express by a snort 2: to expel or emit with or as if with snorts 3: to inhale (a drug in powdered form) through the nostrils

2snort
Function:
noun
Date:
1786
1 : a drink of usually straight liquor taken in one draft 2 : an act or sound of snorting

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