"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, 26 February 2013


Aboiement, pronounced ab-bwah-MENT, is the involuntary blurting of animal noises, such as quacking or barking. Although it is not quite involuntary GB and I suffer from a mild form of aboiement, but then our duck noises are something to be beheld – or rather 'beheard' if there were such a word.


  1. Now you've got me wondering about what you and GB sound like... :)

    1. The nearest thing to it is Donald Duck (with a British accent, of course). But you really won't weant to know. Most of the fsmily greet our sounds with something like "They're off again!"