I think of that show every time I comment on a blog. When I submit, there is usually a word verification. I am not sure how or why those work because the password is right there for you in squiggly letters. The word is not a real word but is almost-a-word.
Bringing me back to The Electric Company from lots of years ago, and this song:
You can make up a word
Just make it up out of your head
And you can decide what you want it to mean
And how, and how it is said.
You can make up a word.
Your own private personal word.
And then all you do id just say it aloud
And your word will be heard.
When you make up a word
And tell what the word’s supposed to do.
Then suddenly there’s a new word in the world
And it came out of you.
I am pretty sure there are some more verses but you have the idea.
So, yesterday, I commented on some blogs and wrote down my word verification words. Yes, these words are exactly as copied but the meanings are just a guess.
waxingie: Something menopausal women do to their chins
fervies: disgusting little brown rodents
vityllyte: Some kind of healthy diet drink
hussere: Oh dear, something not very good comes to mind
wombi: adjective, meaning dizzy, wobbly, sleepy. Ex: In the morning I take a wombi walk out to the coffeepot
aptol: This is one of those southern expressions, a contraction of sorts, meaning something just right. That’s an aptol good looking hat. (Translated: That’s a right, you all, good looking hat.)
misorin: When you ought to give more but you just don’t feel like it, you are misorin.
So who does that? Who makes up the word verification almost-a-word? Don't tell me they are random because they all have vowels and consonants in normal patterns.
I was just wondering?