Friday, January 1, 2010

What I Feel Like Right Now

funny word of the day: blimp

Definition from Merriam-Webster:

Pronunciation: \ˈblimp\
Function: noun
Etymology: imitative; perhaps from the sound made by striking the gas bag with the thumb
Date: 1916
1 : an airship that maintains its form by pressure from contained gas
2 capitalized : colonel blimp

I wanted to pick a word that had relevance to New Year's Day but I couldn't think of one. I figure there are probably some blimps flying over the various Bowl games today so it was good enough. Here's to a great 2010 filled with lots of funny words!

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