Do You Like to Invent Words?

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  1. DzyMsLizzy profile image93
    DzyMsLizzyposted 23 months ago

    You know when the sun gets in your eyes, or you look at a bright light and it makes you sneeze?

    I invented a word for that: "photosneezethis."

    You're welcome.

    big_smile

    1. Pamela99 profile image89
      Pamela99posted 23 months agoin reply to this

      I think you have a great sense of humor! I like your new word.

    2. MizBejabbers profile image88
      MizBejabbersposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      I like your new word, but I'm not that witty. My first mother-in-law invented a word that I just love. In fact, sometimes I have to stop and figure out what the original word was. The family was sitting around and talking about nostalgic memories when she said, "We've got to stop this, it's giving me 'naustasia'. You know, a combination of nausea and nostalgia."

      1. DzyMsLizzy profile image93
        DzyMsLizzyposted 23 months agoin reply to this

        Oh, that's a good one!  Too funny!

    3. profile image60
      Zeph Dimposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Quite interesting. Actually inventing new words and co-opting words from other languages is what makes a great difference between living and dead languages. One is dynamic while the other is static.
      If you can invent words which are easy to understand, your write - ups are more fun and engaging to your readers. Keep it up.

    4. k@ri profile image88
      k@riposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the chuckle.

    5. Ladymermaid profile image88
      Ladymermaidposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Yep, but that is the type of thing that a witchy mermaid lady would do wink The magic of written word happens in many ways.

    6. bravewarrior profile image91
      bravewarriorposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      I love that word, Liz! I always sneeze when I first go out into the bright light. I always attributed to my blue eyes.

  2. Solaras profile image96
    Solarasposted 23 months ago

    Smuggly - Smug and ugly.

    1. DzyMsLizzy profile image93
      DzyMsLizzyposted 23 months agoin reply to this

      Good one!

 
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