Monday, March 06, 2006


Things we read today

Look at some of the things we found in a book, why don'tchya?

A "Blue Moon" is the second full moon in a calendar month (it is rarely blue, but can cause suffocation if administered improperly).

A bibliophile is a collector of rare books. A bibliopole is a seller of rare books. A bibliolobster is a sloppy seafood consumer.

A ghost writer pens an anonymous book. A dead writer tells no tales.

A magic potion or charm thought to arouse sexual love, especially toward a specific person, is known as a "philter." A store that sells philters is called a Philtermat.

A speleologist studies caves. A Spielbergogist studies Cate Capshaw.

"Aromatherapy" is a term to describe the practice of using essential oils taken from plants, flowers, roots, seeds, etc., in healing. "Aroomafortwo" is a secret meeting place in Italy for adulterers.

Ballistics is the science that deals with the motion of projectiles. Ballbusters is the science of breaking balls without using projectiles.

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