BREEKUMTRULLIE is an old Scots dialect word for a man whose trousers don’t fit him. (via @HaggardHawks)
Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word, loneliness to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word, solitude to express the glory of being alone.
PAUL TILLICH, The Eternal Now (via @qikipedia)
Words for “thingamajig” in other languages include ZAMAZINGO (Turkish), HIMSTERGIMS (Dutch) and DINGSBUMS (German). (via @qikipedia)