Friday, August 28, 2009

Nothing Like a Lumpy Monk

funny word of the day: monk

Definition from Merriam-Webster:

  • 1monk
  • Pronunciation: \ˈməŋk\
  • Function: noun
  • Etymology: Middle English, from Old English munuc, from Late Latin monachus, from Late Greek monachos, from Greek, adjective, single, from monos single, alone
  • Date: before 12th century

: a man who is a member of a religious order and lives in a monastery; also : friar

  • 2monk
  • Function: noun
  • Date: 1843

: monkey

Also a popular show on the USA Network starring Tony Shaloub.

yesterday's FWOTD was: lumpy

I once knew a guy whose nickname was "Lumpy" for obvious reasons. He had a big crush on me and bought me a giant stuffed dolphin from SeaWorld. It did not win me over.

1 comment:

  1. haha i love the idea for this blog. I am also an avid funny word lover. Whenever i think of one for the past few years i have written it down on my phone's notes so now i have a large collection too. Funny to read some of these and the ones that i have too lol