Neologisms + Aves = wordbirds
July 1, 2009 4:02 PM   Subscribe

wordbirds: word coinages illustrated by photos of birds. Glutenglutton Aplorable Mealbreaker Apoca-lips
posted by Stewriffic (9 comments total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
ZOMG A friend of mine was describing how a possum had broken into her chicken coop and killed a couple of chickens. Neither of us knew that possums would do this. She said she had discovered one of the pullets dead one morning, and the coop door wide open.

I told her she had gotten a "Pullet surprise".

Years! Years I had waited for that opportunity.
posted by Xoebe at 4:12 PM on July 1, 2009 [5 favorites]

Say-Birds! Blatantly stolen from the BBC's early 70's segment Sam on Boff's Island. Sort of...
posted by i_cola at 4:31 PM on July 1, 2009

Factose-intolerant gave me a chuckle.
posted by idiopath at 5:07 PM on July 1, 2009

Flagged for lack of reference to "The bird is the word"
posted by qvantamon at 5:09 PM on July 1, 2009

This is way cute. Thanks.
posted by SkylitDrawl at 7:16 PM on July 1, 2009

Lototomized, ha! I love this site. Just my cup of verbal mischief. Thanks for the joy, Stewriffic.
posted by nickyskye at 9:00 PM on July 1, 2009

Oh man, going through these more thoroughly, there are some really good neologisms. And the pictures are wonderful accompaniment. Totally a +fave.
posted by nickyskye at 9:32 PM on July 1, 2009

Isn't neolojism what you get when you're a little too excited about your own cleverness?

As the wise old owl once said: I'm sorry, I hoot myself too.
posted by kittyprecious at 7:05 AM on July 2, 2009

I can't believe this woman linked directly to all the images she's loaded on her web site. She's stealing the images right off of their home servers.
posted by Mo Nickels at 1:40 PM on July 13, 2009

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