In addition to being a fictionophile – I am also a logophile.
I have long been a lover of words. When I encounter one with which I am unfamiliar, one which sounds delightful, or, one which expresses an obscure emotion, I will share them here.
The definitions are in alphabetical order.
Quotes about Words
“You could get the words all straight and neat between the lines, but the meaning was in the way they zigzagged toward a person when you gave them life.” — Tamara Valentine (“What the waves know”)
“Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.”
— Nathaniel Hawthorne
“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”
— Rudyard Kipling
“Words can make a deeper scar than silence can heal.” — Unknown