One you can actually use.

Apposite: adjective meaning highly pertinent, relevant or appropriate.

I’ve been trying to flourish my speech and prose with these new words I’ve been posting. It’s not working as well as I’d hoped — I’ve tried (and failed) to employ borborygmic on at least three occasions. Apposite is a word that sounds highfalutin’, but can easily be thrown into daily conversation.

For example, you might say: I stopped by this blog hoping for an apposite post about politics or the economy trying to raise its meager head, but all I got was this hilarious Day Man clip from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia:

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4 thoughts on “One you can actually use.

  1. Great, now I’m going to have to go to Frager’s and buy some paint to huff.

  2. I find that web clip highly apposite as I sometimes fear I will devolve into just such a keyboard-banging, dark-dwelling creature!

  3. Though I do not condone huffing, DC Dan, I haven’t been able to watch that clip once without bursting into a fit of hysterics – and that’s partially due to silver spray-paint on Charlie’s face. And yeah, CJ – I mean, not only dark-dwelling, but having that moment “what’s going on up here?” moment post-dark dark dwelling.

  4. Don’t knock gas huffing until you try it.

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