Day 24: Mulomedic

Today's word is mulomedic. It's one of four endangered words I adopted today from the Oxford English Dictionary's Save the Words. An adjective, it means relating to the medical care of mules. Example: Mary wants to be a mulomedic veterinarian, but her mother says Basset hounds are where the money is. When I adopted my … Continue reading Day 24: Mulomedic

Day 23: The most beautiful words

The most beautiful word in the English language is the compound word cellar door. J. R. R. Tolkien said that. I have no idea why. I'm partial to murmur and serendipity. A student once told me that hearing the word button just drove her up the wall. When I was about four years old, I … Continue reading Day 23: The most beautiful words