Jul 26th 2012

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Top 10 weird words in English

Do you know what these words mean?

Give yourself a point for every correct answer, and let us know how high you scored! And yes, all these words do exist!

1. Abibliophobia - The fear of running out of reading material.

2. Borborygm - A rumbling of the stomach.

3. Hodge-podge  -a mix of confused or disordered mass.

4. Folderol - a useless ornament or accessory, or just nonsense.

5.  kiaugh - trouble, anxiety.

6. Omphaloskepsis- Staring at one’s navel as an aid to meditation.

7. Inkhorn-Pedantic.

8. Hoosegow – Jail.

9. Ugsome -frightful, loathsome.

10. Gardyloo -as a warning cry when it was customary to throw slops from the windows into the streets.

Hope you had fun guessing!


The Ginger Team

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