Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Volume 12.

Still more stuff that should be in the dictionary but isn’t.

Previous installments of the Blog d’Elisson Dictionary may be found in the Archives: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Volume 5, Volume 6, Volume 7, Volume 8, Volume 9, Volume 10, and Volume 11.

hersheyorkor [hur-shi-or-kor] (n) - A protein deficiency disease, characterized by extreme weight loss and swollen abdomen, caused by subsisting on an all-chocolate diet.

ballroom [baul-room] (n) - (1) A room, generally large, designed primarily for the purpose of dancing. (2) The characteristic that distinguishes boxer shorts from briefs.

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