The following picture depicts Seshat holding the palm reed scepter that was used for keeping records of time and the tools used by an ancient Egyptian scribe. As a guardian of the sacred hieroglyphs she was known as "She who is the scribe" and in role as a keeper of time and mathematics she was known as the "Lady of Years".

Word Porn: ‘Cause Basic Words Don’t Excite Me

I just found out how fascinated I am by words. I keep a little dictionary for my newly discovered words and try to use them to expand my vocabulary. Every now and then I just get irritated of saying and hearing the same sequence words .

The following picture depicts Seshat holding the palm reed scepter that was used for keeping records of time and the tools used by an ancient Egyptian scribe. As a guardian of the sacred hieroglyphs she was known as “She who is the scribe” and in role as a keeper of time and mathematics she was known as the “Lady of Years”.

Our ancestors flourished our expressions, so they would would be ashamed to see us run with a marginal of 35.000 words on the daily. The number of words in the English language is estimated at 1,025,109.8 by the Global Language Monitor on January 1, 2014. So mind you how much we are missing out. Words point out feelings and feelings makes you alive. Upon speaking I always try to summon the powers of Seshat the GODDESS of writing, knowledge, wisdom, the keeper of royal records and libraries. So to get you to into that frame of mind, here I have a list of remarkable words for you.

  1. Agapism: ethics of love
  2. Anuptaphobia: fear of staying single
  3. Atomism: belief that the universe consists of small indivisible particles
  4. Autophobia: fear of solitude
  5. Bibliophily: love or fondness for books or reading
  6. Chrematophobia: fear of money
  7. Clinophobia: fear of staying in bed
  8. Chrysophilist: gold-lover
  9. Cynophilist: one who loves dogs
  10. Deism: belief in god but rejection of religion
  11. Dulciloquent: speaking sweetly
  12. Epeolatry: worship of words
  13. Erotophobia: fear of sex
  14. Flavescent: yellowish or turning yellow
  15. Gyniolatry: deep respect or devotion for women
  16. Haematic: blood coloured
  17. Igniform: having the shape or form of fire
  18. Kagu: long-legged bird of New Caledonia
  19. Metronymy: system of naming after the mother’s or female line
  20. Lachrymiform: shaped like a tear
  21. Nodus tollens: The realization that  your life doesn’t make sense to you anymore.
  22. Onolatry: worship of asses or donkeys
  23. Psomophagy: swallowing food without thorough chewing
  24. Quadrille: square dance for four couples; card game for four people
  25. Rubiginous: rusty-coloured
  26. Sanctiloquent: speaking on heavenly or holy matters
  27. Selenolatry: worship of the moon
  28. Socialism: doctrine of centralized state control of wealth and property
  29. Spiritualism: belief that nothing is real except the soul or spirit
  30. Thalassophilous: living in or fond of the sea
  31. Trialism: doctrine that humans have three separate essences (body, soul, spirit)
  32. Turophile : cheese lover
  33. Tuism: theory that individuals have a second or other self
  34. Ursiform: having the shape or appearance of a bear
  35. Veriloquent: speaking truthfully; truthful
  36. Zenosyne: The sense that time keeps going faster. 

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