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word of the week #10

9:03 pm

Platypus– a small, aquatic, egg-laying monotreme, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, of Australia and Tasmania, having webbed feet, a tail like that of a beaver, a sensitive bill resembling that of a duck, and, in adult males, venom-injecting spurs on the ankles of the hind limbs, used primarily for fighting with other males during the breeding season.

 

Example- i have a pet platypus!!

 

(i think I used this word correctly. Please Inform me if I didnt. :D)

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9 Comments leave one →
  1. 9:08 pm 9:08 pm

    anybody could use that word correctly! if they culdnt then they musta been the stupidist person alive

  2. 9:10 pm 9:10 pm

    i know!! thats why i chose that word, so I wouldnt mess it up! 😀

  3. 11:03 pm 11:03 pm

    😆 good idea 😀 maybe u could have this page… OMG THAT IS AN AWESOME IDEA! ok, u can use this idea if u want but u cant see it until im finished ok? ill post the link once im done :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  4. Kate permalink
    1:10 am 1:10 am

    AAAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    We used to joke around that my friend Jess was pregnant with a platypus. I don’t really remember how that arose, but it was really funny.

    Suggestions for next week–you get to look them up:

    indefatigable
    palpitate
    cephalopod
    emissary

    Words that aren’t real, but are still really fun:

    sporkafijiminin– the act of mining for sporks in the Fiji islands
    Canoodling– a kind of touchy-feely cuddling
    Scunoodling– underwater canoodling
    lesbotronic– angry, militant, and man-hating (for the record, I don’t hate lesbians, I just think this is a hilarious word)
    snappity-snap-picture-phone– the act of whipping out your cell phone to get a picture

    Words that were accidentally created by misspeaking (or by people who don’t actually speak English), and always make me smile:

    gigapickle
    parashitting
    supicious
    entretomato

  5. 8:07 pm 8:07 pm

    i like parashitting (even tho it has a swear word in it, lol)

  6. 11:44 pm 11:44 pm

    Kate- i actually heard of some of the real words before….. now i can sound smart for word of the day!! Thanks!!! and i work for this othr site and theres word of the day and they could be fake words or real ones so i might use those!! I’ll give you the link so your words can become reality!

    Blackcherise- a surprise!i luvvv surprises!!! i get a surprise!! yayz 4 me!!! 😆 parashitting is fun to say even though it has a curse in it…. o well!

  7. 11:44 pm 11:44 pm

    gigapickels also fun to say!!entretomato is too!

  8. Kate permalink
    1:39 am 1:39 am

    Yeah… It’s pronounced antra-tomato. My old boss’s mom said it instead of entrepreneur because she was from Germany, and had trouble with English. She was a crazy little woman, but she was hilarious.

  9. 12:53 pm 12:53 pm

    like me then! 😆

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