Is That Really a Word?
Peculiar Verbal Occurrences

So you're reading a book, happily wrapped up in the story, when your eyes bang right into a roadblock: it looks like a word, it acts like a word, you can almost guess what it might be supposed to mean; and yet you swear you never saw it before, and you have serious doubts as to whether it's "really" a word.

Last modified on 10 October 2012.