September 30

sapid

Listen to sapid pronounced

[SAP-id]

adjective. Agreeable to the mind; to one’s liking.

Being spit roasted by a bunch of frat boys wasn’t as sapid as he had hoped, but it wasn’t torture either.

September 28

pleonasm

Listen to pleonasm pronounced

[PLEE-uh-naz-uhm]

noun. The use of more words than are necessary to express an idea.

Guliani never fell back on pleonasms. He’d just chant “9/11″ until the crowd went limp with tears.

September 25

lionize

Listen to lionize pronounced

[LY-uh-nyz]

trans. verb. To treat or regard as an object of great interest or importance.

“You have good reason to lionize my penis, for no man has seen more pussyflaps than I.”