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WORDSCAPE AUG 24 - NEW WORDS!

1. Manspreading: When males sit with their legs wide apart so they take up more than one seat.

Eg. There’s so much manspreading on the train I take, I think I will start biking to work.

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2. Mx. [noun]: The gender neutral title [pronounced mix or mux]

Eg. The university application form also offered Mx as a title.

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3. Hangry: Crabby or bad mood because you’re very hungry.

Eg. Please, give me some food quickly, you don’t want to deal with me when I’m hangry, do you?

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4. Rando: Odd or suspicious person; A person who engages in socially inappropriate behavior.

Eg. Some rando sat on our favourite park bench last evening and yelled at everyone passing by.

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5. Euouae [it is the longest English word exclusively of vowels and is pronounced yoo ooh ee] It is a mnemonic [memory aid] used in medieval music used to recall the sequence of tones.

Eg. When it is followed by an Amen, the last two words ‘saeculorum Amen’ may be abbreviated euouae.

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