Words are wonderful things. This is the first of an occasional series of silly things to say.
Absquatulate; Verb; to leave somewhere abruptly. Put it along with bobsy-die. (noun; a great deal of fuss or trouble). He absqualated without a bobsy-die. Wonderful.
Agliff; Adjective; meaning frightened add in Bogglish; Adjective; uncertain, doubtful or a wee bit skittish about something. He was so agliff and bogglish he couldn’t make a decision.
Catoptromancy; Noun; foretelling the future; divination using a mirror plus Draftsack: Noun a bag of garbage. Cataptomancy is just an enormous draftsack!
Ecdysiast Noun; a strip tease artist, much nicer than stripper. She was so mollitious, (adjective; sensuous) she made a fortune from her work as an ecdysiast. Eat your heart out Charles Dickens!
Ergophobia; Noun; an irrational fear of work. Faineant; Noun; A person who is a do-nothing, loafer. My ergophobia is so profound I am a complete faineant.
Gadzookery; Noun; Over use of archaic words or expressions. This is precisely what this post is all about!
Houghmangandy; Noun; Sexual intercourse with someone you are not married to. Well I had to a Scottish word in somehow!
Incompt; Adjective; – Lacking grace and eloquence, Messy Plus Jannock; Adjective; honest, fair, genuine. It is also an oatcake from Lancashire and Jargogle; Verb; to confuse or mix things up. To be jannock, I am so incompt today that I jargogled my jannocks with my cornflakes at breakfast.