Enter to Win "A Walk in the Words" T-Shirts and other prizes.
To enter: Please submit your favorite unusual word by clicking on the comment button below.
Please include your name, city where you are located, and an email address where I can reach you.
You may only enter once so make sure your unusual word is really different.
The winners will be selected by a panel of judges including me and devoted Walk in the Words readers Lori and Tanya.
What qualifies as an unusual word? A word that is not well known, a word that sounds unusual, a known word with an unusual meaning. Your word cannot be made up and there must be a citable reference of its usage.
Examples: Not well known word -- pebble pup: A young child interested in studying,
collecting and working with rocks.
Unusual sounding word -- tintinnabulation: The ringing of bells.
Known word with unusual meaning -- yard sale: A wipe out in downhill skiing where skis, poles, hat, etc. end up strewn along the mountainside.
The contest deadline is Sunday, 6/08/08