Time-waster of the day: March 1, 2011

At some point in your life, you’ve likely given into promises of a “vastly improved vocabulary” and the lures of conversational wizardry and subscribed to the most instantly-deleted mass daily email around: Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Day.  It inevitably winds up in your inbox every morning, and as you scroll through your emails in the middle of your 9 am class, you feel a little twinge of guilt for not even opening the darn thing to find out what “cuspidor” means (it’s spit receptacle–apparently the fellows over at M-W don’t run the Word of the Day by some sort of usefulness standard).

In any case, this little site might improve your morning a bit.  The philosophy at The Fucking Word of the Day is that learning words tends to be a relatively boring business.  Perhaps you’d be able to muster a bit more discipline and click through to see what the day’s word is if there were some cursing, sex, and drugs involved.  Sound crazy?  Judge for yourself:

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