Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

My words are taken from interesting words:

1, Schadenfreude:  Sadistic pleasure derived from someone's misfortune.

2. Porphyrophobia: Fear of the color purple.

3. Hispid: Coarse bristle like hair, especially of animals or plants.

4 comments:

  1. You mean there are people afraid of a color???I never knew. Great words.....

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  2. Why would one fear the color purple? *puzzled* It would be interesting to see it in context.

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  3. There's a word for the fear of the color purple? I'll use that word if I can figure out how to say it.

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  4. Tea Norman- I guess so.

    Scribacchina- I never heard of fearing a color.

    Bermudanion- It's a tongue twister!

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