Tuesday, June 7, 2011

I Won't Let You Down, Frutescent

I encountered this site recently, and the English major in me rejoiced. The whole goal of Save the Words is to encourage people to use words that are falling out of use. I adopted "frutescent," which means to have the appearance of a shrub. I feel this word will be especially apt when describing the effect the soupy Chicago humidity has on my hair.

When you choose your word, you're told that you will receive a certificate of adoption in the mail. You can even purchase a shirt with your word on it. I'm looking forward to my certificate; I plan to display it at my desk at work. Seems fitting for a publishing company, yes?

 Suggestions for using your newly adopted word:

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