I Am Verbose, Loquacious, Periphrastic, Grandiloquent, Wordy

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    BIG Words

    How I got to using big words - BACKGROUND - I was a teenager in Birkenhead, next to Liverpool. Like every other lad I knew, we were viewed by elders, the police, etc. as 'scally's' which is basically someone with little prospects, who hang around, etc. Using big words...
    anchorlesssoul anchorlesssoul
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Dec 11, 2008


    not to mention repetitive and redundant. sorry, couldn't resist ;)
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Mar 20, 2008

    Yes, I'm All That

    And a bag a chips with salsa and a side of guacamole and a big margarita on the rocks with salt.
    ladygodiva110 ladygodiva110
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 21, 2011

    For The Love Of Words

    I love words... lookingatthem diggingformeaning the sounds they make the stories they tell intimacies revealed hidden content...exposed exposed content...hidden/covered by words spoken words written words words splashed on oldbrickwalls beautifully donewithan artist'stouch...
    clgsassy clgsassy
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2012

    Just call me Mr.Bombastic.

    I like saying the jubilant gelatinous petals majestically welcomed the phosphorescent anti-meridian sun....
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 15, 2014
    sugarfooties sugarfooties
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2015


    Life's simply more fun that way.  Not only can you find a word closer to what you really want to say, but you get the fun of watching the faces of those from whom you're keeping secrets! And thank you, HeWhoPleasures, for the new word.  I didn't know "periphrastic...
    EBunbury EBunbury
    46-50, M
    1 Response Aug 12, 2008

    The Incredible Power and Wonder of Words

    Words are an amazing thing.  Their purpose is to communicate, yet more often than not, they simply create confusion.  A single word can have multiple meanings, and those meanings can each have additional multiple meanings depending on context, inflection, and...
    HeWhoPleasures HeWhoPleasures
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Mar 19, 2008


    yes.       :P
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    Nov 5, 2008

    So They Say

    Yeah, so? Whatever the multi $5 word title says! ;^) Do you have the audacity to doubt my veracity & insinuate that I prevaricate?
    QuixoticKidEternity QuixoticKidEternity
    4 Responses Mar 19, 2008
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45
    70+, M
    Aug 19, 2015


    ag123 ag123
    10 Responses Mar 19, 2008

    Thankfully, I don't limit myself to only big

    words, or else everything I uttered, stammered, stuttered, rambled or ranted about truly would be horribly obfuscated and incomprehensible. Using far more words than necessary is already bad enough as it is, though, I suppose that some might see it as a virtue, and some others...
    LoquaciouslyLucid LoquaciouslyLucid
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 20, 2015

    Most People Tell Me I Am...

    But... Then... Can I be all those things without using terribly huge words? I love to talk. I love to tell about my life and my experiences... But I don't use words I wouldn't normally use in face to face conversation, really... It feels abnormal to do that... It feels fake...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude
    5 Responses Aug 11, 2008

    I am. My first ever tweet was "Doesn't the

    brevity obfuscate the substance?" That was after several useless attempts that were over 140 characters. I just read of Twitter the character restriction means I've not got out of the the background section of what I have to say - see explaining the context to me is important...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2015
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