"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."

Thursday, 13 January 2011


To misqueme is an obsolete verb meaning to displease or offend. I wish it were stil in use. I think "You misqueme me, my dear!" sounds wonderful.

1 comment:

  1. It does indeed sound wonderful! People don't misqueme me very often, but if they do, I think I want to remember to use this word. Gives them something to think about.