Tuesday, May 17, 2011


"The poverty of our language and the novelty of the theme compel me to coin new words for the purpose"-Lucretius 

I have  had my period of silence from blogging and I am  happy report  to that begun to restart writing . I  had  a big roadblock with maintaining is the schoolwork I have and also I have  had trouble articulating myself through words often.Hopefully these words from forgein lexicons may one day help  us expand the borders of our consciousness.

Bakku-shan(Japanese) -A girl who looks as though she might be  hot from behind but is ugly when seen from the front

Fachidiot (German):- Excessively narrow-minded expert in one field

Wu Wei(Chinese)- Action by Nonaction

Narachastra Prayoga(Sanskrit)-Men who worship their own sexual organs

Agobilles(German): A burglar’s tools.

Squadretta (Italian): A group of prison guards who specialise in beating up inmates.

Frotteur(French)-men who  like to  rub their crotches against the buttocks of women in crowds

Desenrascançoto(Portuguese)-the process of solving a problem and indicated that the solution was fashioned despite a lack of the proper equipment, training, or knowledge.

Pochemuchka(Russian)-a person who asks too many questions

Litost(Czech)-a state of torment created by the sudden sight of one’s own misery

Wabi (Japanese)- A flawed detail which creates an elegant whole

Doxa(Greek)-common belief or popular opinion  

Tartle (Scottish)-  to hestitate while introducing someone because you’ve forgotten their name.

Forelsket (Norwegian) The euphoria you experience when you are first falling in love.