"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, 6 January 2011


Tachyphagia is excessively rapid eating; bolting of food.

1 comment:

  1. Another one I've never heard before, and another one that could just as well be the name of a plant.
    "Eleanor's portrait was beautiful, with the tachyphagia climbing the wall behind her providing the perfect backdrop for her creamy white skin and ginger hair."