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Wondrous Words Wednesday

June 27, 2018

Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme where you can share new words that you’ve encountered or spotlight words you love.  Feel free to get creative!   If you want to play along, grab the button, write a post and come back and add your link to Mr. Linky!

Both of these words are from CROSS FIRE by James Patterson.

1. Sigillu – “He showed Cross his sweet little encrypted Sigillu, fresh off the line.”

I had to dig around a little while to find anything on this and, from what I can tell, Sigillu is encryption software sometimes used on cell phones.


2. linguica – “When I came back, my own plate was waiting for me — scrambled eggs with linguica, wheat toast, orange juice, and a steaming cup of Nana’s chicory coffee in my old favorite #1 Dad mug with the dent where Ali had thrown it against the wall.”

Linguica is a smoke cured pork sausage in Portuguese-speaking countries.


What words do you want to celebrate today?

12 Comments leave one →
  1. June 27, 2018 6:44 am

    Who could keep up with all the names of software programs! My Wednesday this week is wordless…

    best… mae

  2. June 27, 2018 7:52 am

    I love new words. You’d think, at my age, I’d know them all, but, no.

  3. June 27, 2018 9:33 am

    No x 2.

  4. Beth Hoffman permalink
    June 27, 2018 10:48 am

    I echo what Lloyd said!

  5. June 27, 2018 1:32 pm

    I like discovering new names for food. On the other hand, electronics related words will always elude me. Good finds Kathy.

  6. June 27, 2018 1:44 pm

    Both new to me! I would struggle to pronounce them properly. 🙂

  7. June 27, 2018 2:42 pm

    The sausage sounds interesting, lol

  8. June 27, 2018 2:46 pm

    wow – no one from New England, huh? Linguica is every day language in my part of Massachusetts.

  9. Patty permalink
    June 27, 2018 5:08 pm

    So…I had two great words that I found in my Sherlock Holmes book…I was going to share them and I forgot them. But yours are great!

  10. June 28, 2018 5:59 am

    I didn’t know either word.

  11. June 28, 2018 9:22 am

    I had no idea what either of those words were.

  12. June 28, 2018 9:53 am

    No clue on either!

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