Schnee (schnee) wrote,

Unusual Definitions / Words That Don't Exist But Should

From the list of Unusual Definitions™:

rustic bunting, n.

A spontaneous romantic interlude on a countryside ramble.

And from the list of Words That Don't Exist But Should™:

longcut, n.

An intentional detour; the "scenic route".

Tags: english, linguistics, unusual definitions, words, words that don't exist but should

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