House Neverstill Castle for Lexiphanic Studies

April 23, 2018
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Welcome to House Morningwood’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning. Here you may indulge your pursuit of lexiphanic studies. Also known as the Online School of Big Words for Grunts and Other Knuckledraggers (OSBWGOK).

Oh, damn.

Grunts: Lexiphanic. lex·​i·​phan·​ic | \ ¦leksə¦fanik \

Lexiphanic is the trait of somebody who uses bombastic or pretentious language. It apparently comes from the title of a dialogue that was composed by the Greek writer Lucian of Samosata (first century AD). See also redondite, bombastic, pretentious, and sesquipedalian (all excellent words in their own right!)

Words mean things! It’s very important to understand them. Crucial even.

Words mean things

Now.  If you are reading this article (which was published at 15h64L) on April 23rd1 of any year, take a moment to wish William Shakespeare a happy birthday!

Now, on to the Sciolism! 

Lexiphanic Sciolism


Cognoscenti   co·gno·scen·ti  /ˌkänyəˈSHentē,ˌkäɡnəˈSHentē/



You’ll want to know this when you read our SIG P320 review.



Lascivious las·civ·i·ous  /ləˈsivēəs/ 

 (of a person, manner, or gesture) feeling or revealing an overt and often offensive sexual desire. See also libidinous, licentious, lewd, and lustful. Both our callipygian and bathykolpian articles are arguably lascivious (or perhaps salacious). 



This is pretty much a required word (and quality) to have if you’re going to read stuff by Aaron Cowan.



(Adjective) Impressively or remarkably noteworthy or great in extent, size, or degree. Used in a sentence, The curvy redhead had a prodigious bosom. 



You may be forgiven if you believe that’s what we’re doing when talking about the SIG P320. We’re not.

Salacious  sa·la·cious   /səˈlāSHəs/

(Adjective) Salacious indicates or conveys an inappropriate, undue, or unseemly interest in sexual matters.


Sciolism   sci·​o·​lism   \ˈsī-ə-ˌli-zəm \

A superficial show of scholarship, pretentious in attitude.

Sciuridae Sci·​uri·​dae| \ -rəˌdē \

The family name for sciuromorph rodents: like squirrels. It is important to know this word if you’re going to watch a squirrel video or wear a Secret Squirrel shirt.


It’s our chosen method of talking about good tactical pen options.


If you know this word, you’ll know whereof Kim speaks in her Trijicon Accupoint review. 



1 See what we did there?


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