10 July, 2007

Inane Ramblings

Pronunciation: i-'nAn
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): inan·er; -est
Etymology: Latin inanis
2 : lacking significance, meaning, or point : SILLY

Pronunciation: 'ram-b&l
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): ram·bled; ram·bling /-b(&-)li[ng]/
Etymology: Middle English, probably alteration of romblen, frequentative of romen to roam
intransitive verb
1 a : to move aimlessly from place to place b : to explore idly
2 : to talk or write in a desultory or long-winded wandering fashion
3 : to grow or extend irregularly
transitive verb : to wander over : ROAM
synonym see WANDER
- ram·bling·ly /-b(&-)li[ng]-lE/ adverb

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1 comment:

5h4mr0(k said...

I wanted to have all that in the Description of this blog, but it was over 500 characters. I tried to edit it down, but then it lost the whole point of having it in the first place!
I figure I'll see if I can put a link back from the description section to this post. A bit of a chicken and an egg thingy...