"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."

Wednesday, 27 February 2013


To cag is to insult or to offend.  The word is an old dialect one but appears in the Oxford English Dictionary.  Sadly, not there is the noun cagamosis which is a word that was once around and which meant an unhappy or unpleasant marriage. I’m glad I’m not in a cagamosis.

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