Tuesday, 10th March 2015

by Joshua Gaskell

Curiologic, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˌkjʊərɪəˈlɒdʒɪk/
Etymology: < A bad adaptation of Greek κῡριολογικός ‘speaking literally’.

1. Of or pertaining to that form of hieroglyphic writing in which objects are represented by pictures.
2. Of or pertaining to that form of text message in which facial expressions are represented by emoticons.

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