Friday, April 8, 2011
Apoc-Zen Project: Gnomon
Apocryphal Zenzizenzizenzic is an old Latin phrase referring to someone who has the uncanny ability to define obscure words with pinpoint accuracy.
(read about the project and accompanying contest)
Day 7: Gnomon: verb. to saturate an area with garden gnomes (small humanoid creatures, usually wearing pointy hats).
"Hey, Sally. Roger and I are gonna gnomon Bill's house tonight. You in?"
"You bet your sweet gnomon ass I am, being a hoodlum and all."
After the gnomon incident at City Hall last week, city workers have requested police escorts to their vehicles after dark.
This public service announcement was brought to you by the letter "G". Remember to leave your definition in the comments below for your chance to win :-)