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Sweatpants & Humor l Wondrous Words: Words We Love

“Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly — they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.”
― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

We love words: they’re powerful and ancient and they help make sense of our world. We love weird words, bright words, and we relish when people use them in fresh, fun ways. So, here are some words we want YOU to use in a sentence and share them with us.

Our version of Grumpy Cat:

Literary Kitty

Sure, it sounds like something you’d read about at Hogwarts, and more than one wizard did it:

Hornswoggle "All in" by Paulio Geordio

I’d say many of us aspire to this one:

Bibliognost "That moment when you're reading a book..." by mendhak_edited-1

Hey, it happens – but we hope our site and philosophies help you with it:

Alexithymia "0239" by CIA DE FOTO

We love love LOVE our animal friends, but it’ll work for our two-legged loves as well:

Croodle "Puppy Love" by Brendan Bell copy

Post your sentences in the comments or tweet @SweatpantsCafe with the hashtag #SPCwords. We can’t wait to read them.

Photo Credits: “Literary Kitty” by Kreg Steppe is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. “All in” by Paulio Geordio is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.  “That moment when you’re reading a book…” by mendhak is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.  “0239” by CIA DE FOTO is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. “Puppy Love” by Brendan Bell is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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2 Comments on Sweatpants & Humor l Wondrous Words: Words We Love

  1. I love hornswoggle, andIi occasionally use it, such as “I sent that Namibian Prince $1000 like he asked but I got no millions. Hornswoggled again!”

  2. I would like to tell you how I feel when I croodle with a good book, but I am suffering from a case of alexithymia. Lol

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