CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

November 9, 2012

Play Lexicographer: RIDICULOUSITY

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

PLAY LEXIGRAPHER: RIDICULOUSITY

The WordPress daily prompt for November 9, 2012, was to Play Lexicographer: Create a new word and explain its meaning and etymology.

The other day I used the word ridiculousity and was told it wasn’t a word.

“Yes,” I said. “I made it up.”

I used it as a noun” My ridiculousity changed the whole atmosphere of the gathering.

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When it came to playing lexicographer I decided to use ridiculousity. I was surprised that my computer underlined it in red, indicating a misspelling. So I typed it into a search engine. Sure enough, the word appeared in the (more…)

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