Word: elflocks (n)
Origin: First known use around 1592.
Meaning: Lock of hair that is untangled or a lock of hair, fancifully regarded as having been tangled by the elves.
Sentence: The Yogi’s are proud of their elflocks, saves a lot of hairdresser money.
OUCH is the only thing that I remember when I think of the school days. Mom used the make two pigtails of my hair and I managed to get them tangled every night. 😦
Origin: This term was coined by Florence King in one of his exchange of letters with George Will.
Meaning: One who fakes smile.
Sentence: The teacher could clearly see the pain behind the eccedentesiast studemt.
Well we all need one of those 😉
Meaning: mental breakdown from too much drinking.
Sentence: The doctor appointed a psychaitraist for the ebriecated father.
Nuff said 😐
Word: eellogofusciouhipoppokunurious (adj) [EEL-loh-goh-FOO-shee-oh-hip-PAH-poh-kuh-NU-ree-us]
Origin: Maurice Weseen’s 1934 Dictionary of American Slang. No other inforation before this recorded evidance.
Meaning: very good.
Sentence: I feel eellogofusciouhipoppokunurious today .
Whoahh… So much for being good. 😉 Sounds like a rank to be earned.
Phew this ends my week one of vintage/un-used words 🙂
I shall catch up soon I promise.
This post is a part of the A-Z blogging challenge.
I am doing this with the fabulous Marathon Bloggers group.