by Heather

Vest-Pocket Vocabulary

Tri’alogue, n. conversation of three persons.

Word in the Wild: “Larry! Moe! Get over here. I need to talk to you about the trialogue for our next picture. Nyuk! Nyuk!”

Warning: Be careful not to mistake this word with try a log or trial ogg. Special care is needed when engaging in a trialogue while operating heavy machinery. Word not to be taken internally.

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Heather March 21, 2010 at 5:47 pm

Thanks, Ed. You’ve got some interesting words showcased over at your blog, too. I particularly enjoy zeitgeber, which as it turns out is exactly what it sounds like – a time giver!

Ed Creager March 20, 2010 at 5:23 pm

You offer some very interesting observations about words.

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