I have learnt a new word.

  Kev.Ifty 23:49 25 Feb 09
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excoriated.

I cant say I had heard this one before have you?

click here.

I know the meaning now.. But such a good sounding word should get more exposure. lol

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  Quickbeam 00:14 26 Feb 09

I've heard John Humphreys use it on radio 4 before now... but I admit I didn't know other than guesing from the used context what it meant.

  Quickbeam 00:15 26 Feb 09

I think it's definatley a 'woody word' as far as having a good sound goes:)

  DieSse 00:16 26 Feb 09

You need to do more crosswords!

  hssutton 10:30 26 Feb 09

As a reader of the Telegraph (on-line) I seem to be learning new words on a regular basis.

  dagbladet 11:25 26 Feb 09

If I said I had a) 'Chaffed' my knee or b) 'Harshly criticised' the FE for deleting my link to a banana fetish group, you would probably all understand (and some sympathise with) my point.

If I had used 'excoriate' on the other hand...?

  dagbladet 11:25 26 Feb 09

If I said I had a) 'Chaffed' my knee or b) 'Harshly criticised' the FE for deleting my link to a banana fetish group, you would probably all understand (and some sympathise with) my point.

If I had used 'excoriate' on the other hand...?

  dagbladet 11:26 26 Feb 09

echo, echo, echo...

  Picklefactory 12:58 26 Feb 09

My favorite remains didifernet :o)

  dagbladet 13:07 26 Feb 09

That's what my 4 year old nephew calls the world-wide web.

  Legolas 13:38 26 Feb 09

Since I started working in close proximity with four woman in my office I have learnt a few new words. None of which I can repeat here. It's finger in the ears time when these women get started ;))

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