My current favourite word ‘Vuvuzela’

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  1. climberjames profile image55
    climberjamesposted 8 years ago

    I just published a hub about the 'Vuvuzela' and as a result of typing it about 50 times it is now my current favourite . . .

    What is your favourite word?

    1. Polly C profile image94
      Polly Cposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The vuvuzela -my son has just downloaded that sound on his Ipod touch....the sound is very annoying after a few minutes, but the word itself is great !

      1. climberjames profile image55
        climberjamesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Ha ha, I have it on my iPhone and it drives my girlfriend mad!

        Mwuhahaha . . .

        1. Polly C profile image94
          Polly Cposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          lol! He wants me to buy him the actual thing from the supermarket.....help!! (prob England will lose today though so the interest might wear off!)

          1. climberjames profile image55
            climberjamesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            England will not loose! Its that kind of negativity that caused Rooney to spit the dummy out on Friday lol.

            1. Polly C profile image94
              Polly Cposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              They might not lose, but they have to win, not draw don't they? They haven't been doing much winning so far!

              1. climberjames profile image55
                climberjamesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Good point . . .

    2. weeyo profile image55
      weeyoposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Vuvuzela, fun to say, horrible to hear, lol.

  2. Mark Knowles profile image59
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    Those things are driving everyone nuts. Still - the French are out, so I get to make fun of all my French friends - unless England goes the same way. sad

    Current favorite word: Vagitarian. Work it out. big_smile

    1. climberjames profile image55
      climberjamesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Ha! Yeah the French are long gone! I cannot believe that the captain put their lack of success down to a cheap plastic horn, tut.

      1. Mark Knowles profile image59
        Mark Knowlesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        They were on strike. The coach sent one of the players home for arguing with him - then the rest of the team refused to train.

        This is sooooo French it is not even funny. And now the entire country is sulking and complaining about the bloody Vuvuzelas. lol

        1. climberjames profile image55
          climberjamesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I didn’t realise, they go on strike when their whole nation is relying on their success?

          Very professional and not at all childish . . . big_smile

  3. Spacey Gracey profile image36
    Spacey Graceyposted 8 years ago

    I love the word Vuvuzela too after writing a ten minute hub on it and selling quite a few of the noise-makers. I have noticed that after typing a keyword tons of times it just stops being a word, looks like a bunch of letters, and I'm really over analysing it, thinking 'surely it'snot spelled like that'. The word currently making my brain spin is stylus.

    1. climberjames profile image55
      climberjamesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      ha ha I know exactly wwhat you mean, vuvuzuvuezleas?

  4. Flightkeeper profile image70
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    I like the word phantasmagorical.

    1. climberjames profile image55
      climberjamesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      What does phantasmagorical mean?

  5. Flightkeeper profile image70
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    it's a special effect, when you're in a dream state or high, crazy images float by or morph one into another.  Now you know what I do in my spare time big_smile

    1. climberjames profile image55
      climberjamesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That is a great word, I will make it my word of the day tomorrow . . . today is 'Vuvuzela day' smile

  6. Good Guy profile image85
    Good Guyposted 8 years ago

    I just read in the newspapers that 90% of vuvuzela was made in China!!  Apparently the Chinese were not successful marketing them during the previous World Cup.

    One of the factories was producing 250,000 everyday from January to April for export alone.  Right now they are still producing 25000 each day!!  And an added bonus, the Chinese themselves are blowing their heads off right now, not literally!

    Now they are blowing vuvuzela all the way to the banks!!

    1. climberjames profile image55
      climberjamesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That is crazy 30 million Vuvuzelas!

    2. MetalLemon profile image76
      MetalLemonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yip, you have to look hard in South Africa to find a locally made "vuvu"

  7. fresnavee profile image52
    fresnaveeposted 8 years ago

    My current favorite word is not the word "Vuvuzela", but the sound it makes: "BRRRRRRRZZZZZZZZ"!

    1. climberjames profile image55
      climberjamesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      haha!

  8. SaMcNutt profile image59
    SaMcNuttposted 8 years ago

    My favorite word is mellifluous. Just wrote a hub about it. It's been a favorite for awhile. Can't even remember where I first glimpsed at it.

 
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