Ok. I’m a geek. I really LOVE Merriam-Webster Online especially since I started listening to the little megaphone icons. Words are so COOL. *sigh* And the top ten favorite words. Too cool. I mean, I already know what defenestration and callipygian means and how they sound, but listening to them is just…fun. I did NOT know what causerie is, however. causerie koh-zuh-REE noun 1: an informal conversation : chat 2: a short informal essay Who knew? “Causerie” first appeared in English in the early 19th century, and it can be traced back to the French “causer” (“to chat”) and ultimately to the Latin “causa” (“cause,
Nigerian scams are similar to Spanish Prisoner scams.
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Incidentally, here is why that movie, The Spanish Prisoner, is called…
On the origin of “cuppa joe.”