Thursday, May 24, 2012

What To Say When People Are Showing Off

"My, aren't you sesquipedalianistic?"

I'm positive that will shut them up for sure. Unless, unfortunately, they know what sesquipedalianistic means and proceeds to throw another long-syllable word back at you.

What does the word sesquipedalian means?
1: having many syllables : long <sesquipedalian terms>
2: given to or characterized by the use of long words sesquipedalian television commentator>


ChanHJ said...

Oh my... I can't even spell it out ....

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