Today’s word was found by juggling two high school dictionaries until one dropped to the floor. (It didn’t take.long.)
Junto: a group of persons joined for a common purpose.
Today’s word comes from pushing our faithful dictionary off a three foot high wooden stool.
Raffish: marked by or suggestive of flashy vulgarity or crudeness.
Apparently librarians frown upon throwing their dictionaries from, well, anything. So I will continue using the Houghton Mifflin American Heritage High School Dictionary (3rd Edition, copyright 1993) in my possession until I am allowed back in a library within a 50 mile radius.
This weeks word was found by knocking said dictionary off the top of a 6’4″ faux cherrywood bookshelf:
ad feminam: appealing to irrelevant personal considerations concerning women
Today’s Word was found by pushing a copy of a Houghton Mifflin American Heritage High School Dictionary (3rd Edition, copyright 1993) off the side of a Cable Nelson piano:
Selenosis – poisoning of livestock, caused by ingesting selenium