Thursday, September 14, 2006

Words strange to the English tongue

Havoc, queue, mien, ooze, fracas, dollop, bias, chasm, tonsil

Conundrum (gracias a lluvia)

Quagmire

Akimbo (arms akimbo), amok (run amok)

3 Comments:

Blogger Joaquín said...

Este link es muy interesante:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Lists_of_English_words

9:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

que les parece cunundrum?

10:34 PM  
Blogger Ignacio said...

¡Genial, la pongo arriba! Aunque se te ha traspapelado una letra.

Según Merriam-Webster:

Main Entry: co·nun·drum
Pronunciation: k&-'n&n-dr&m
Function: noun
Etymology: origin unknown
1 : a riddle whose answer is or involves a pun
2 a : a question or problem having only a conjectural answer b : an intricate and difficult problem

12:24 PM  

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