Friday, February 19, 2010

Quel Quelymns

I'm often amused as the random letter combinations that are used on blogger for word verification for comments.
This is the word verification from the comment that I just made on Deja Pseu's blog.

Quelymns, doesn't it sound like the name of something out of Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels?
That word sounds to me like a civilization of cunning Frenchmen who speak with sneering accents as they peer down their long aquiline noses?
But that's just me.
Happy Friday everybody!
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Deja Pseu said...

To me it sounds like a term used to describe words...(e.g. homonym, synonym).

Quelymns: when idiot advertising copy writers add an é to the end of an English word to make it seem French.

Jill said...

Happy Friday to you...I linked to you.

Feceplet is my word...sounds gross, doesn't it?

Angie Muresan said...

This is hilarious. I can totally see what you mean. I better start paying attention to those words now too, cause I never do.
Have a fabulous weekend!

Belle de Ville said...

Pseu: I like your definition much better than mine. I was just reminded of the Houyhnhnms from the book.
Jill: eeew, that is a disgusting sounding word!
Angie: Maybe we need to create our own neologism for the word verification word! Have a great weekend.

Miss Cavendish said...

It sounds like Franglais to me: quelle limbs! (What long legs you have, Mr. Gulliver . . ."

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