EmPulse for Week of October 26, 2009


  1. Anthraxite – An unpleasant form of fossil fuel.
  2. Bluffalo – A bull that may or may not be about to charge.
  3. Cluckoo clock – A European timepiece that chimes the song of a chicken once every hour.
  4. Deafeat – The result of failing to hear an order to retreat.
  5. Penguini – A kind of pasta developed by Falkland Islanders.
  6. Snyphilis – A contagious nasal drip.
  7. Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism (pseudoPHP) a word which refers to a lung disease contracted from the inhalation of very fine silica particles, specifically from a volcano. (longest word in an English dictionary)
  8. MAHER-SHALAL-HASH-BAZ (Isaiah 8:1) is the name given to Isaiah’s son, meaning “swift is booty, speedy is prey.”
  9. Abraham (Hebrew) Father of many.
  10. Barak (Hebrew)Lightening.
  11. Carol (Olde French)Melody
  12. Edward (Olde English)Rich guard.
  13. Hans (Scandinavian) – God is gracious.
  14. Gary (German) – Spear Carrier.
  15. How I define myself – Strong personality, dependent on God, safe/dangerous, complex, creative, positive, risky, relaxed, tenacious, encouraging, gracious, lover, dumb (sometimes), and totally wacky (for starters).
  16. _______(your name)_______What words define who you are? [Note– Cheating is allowed. Ask others to contribute their definitions of who you are.]

Have a nice week.


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