"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Tuesday, 27 October 2009


Sesquipedalianism is the practice of using long, sometimes obscure, words in speech or writing.

Stay following this blog and you'll be given plenty of opportunity for sesquipedalianism!


  1. Okay SS, I will have to look this up and break it down! Ha ha ha ha!

  2. Love your new word!
    Those are my favourite kinds of words.
    Canadian Chickadee

  3. wow thats a word which is what it means...theres a word for that too isnt there...aw bugger...cant think!