The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is "a compendium of invented words" written by graphic designer and editor John Koenig.

"Each original definition aims to fill a hole in the language — to give a name to emotions we all might experience but don’t yet have a word for," Koenig writes.

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is "a compendium of invented words" written by graphic designer and editor John Koenig.

This woman built the entire world of Harry Potter in legos. We love it but wonder if this means she doesn't get out much...

This woman built the entire world of Harry Potter in legos. We love it but wonder if this means she doesn't get out much...

The word ‘said’ is dead…  admitted declared announced confessed uttered questioned queried told proposed corrected advised recommended suggested apologized acknowledged divulged conceded offered retorted rebuked chided reprimanded scolded pointed out

The word ‘said’ is dead…

The word ‘said’ is dead… admitted declared announced confessed uttered questioned queried told proposed corrected advised recommended suggested apologized acknowledged divulged conceded offered retorted rebuked chided reprimanded scolded pointed out

This is seriously true. Makes sense, too. Because there's a distinct difference between 'great green dragon' and 'green great dragon.'

This is seriously true. Makes sense, too. Because there's a distinct difference between 'great green dragon' and 'green great dragon.'

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28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

28 Underused English Words You Really Need To Start Using

100 Disney Memes That Will Keep You Laughing For Hours

100 Disney Memes That Will Keep You Laughing For Hours

Well there are simply two ways to say "no worries" in Swahili: "hakuna wasiwasi" and "hakuna matata" :)

Cool. But also, Enochian is a different language, meaning that the letters and words don't directly translate from English. If you just substitute Enochian letters for English ones, you're writing gibberish.

Cool. But also, Enochian is a different language, meaning that the letters and words don't directly translate from English. If you just substitute Enochian letters for English ones, you're writing gibberish.

When they discovered English words can be very misleading. I am English and I love the language. I know that there are probably more irregular verbs than regular but it's these little nuances which make it... ours.

21 Times Tumblr Proved English Is The Worst Language Ever

When they discovered English words can be very misleading. I am English and I love the language. I know that there are probably more irregular verbs than regular but it's these little nuances which make it... ours.

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