January 18, 2013 § 1 Comment
And not your basic, everyday words. Words that sound beautiful. Words that describe complex feelings or situations. Ancient words and neologisms. Words that exist for the benefit of word-lovers. Otherwordly is a tumblr that collects the most particular words from languages around the world. Here is a small anthology.
July 10, 2012 § Leave a comment
The difficult words, the unusual words: all these words that are rarely spoken and whose meaning we cannot even imagine. Designers James and Michael Fizgarald, the illustration duo from Ireland, also known as The Project Twins, have ‘gathered’ all these words that are rarely spoken and managed to visually explain them.
Acersecomic: a person whose hair has never been cut.
Zugzwang: a position in which any decision or move will result in problems.
Do you know any of them? See more peculiar words after the jump. « Read the rest of this entry »
February 26, 2012 § 3 Comments
March 21, 2011 § 3 Comments
Which one is stronger? A word or an image?
More definitions after the jump
February 16, 2011 § 3 Comments