5/18/11 Wordy Wednesday: Fun with Phonics

For years I’ve been keeping a mental list, collecting the best names and words as I come across them. Now, for the first time, I’m blogging them in what is the start of an ongoing list. Take a deep breath. Here it comes.

Favorite Words
Goiter
Polyp
Rickets
Gout
Meniscus
Guffaw
Chortle
Slime (particularly sea slime)
Par-boiled
Trickle charger
Succubus
Ointment
The Croop
Paywall

Favorite Names
Mattie Merle Wormwood
Les Bright
Tam Phon
Aquanetta
Deldon Kruger
Chilli Barlow
Carl

Words That Make Me Cringe
Shunt
Dookie
Scabie
Sore (the noun)
Salve
Convivial

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