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"The April rain, the April rain,
Comes slanting down in fitful showers,
Then from the furrow shoots the grain,
And banks are fledged with nestling flowers;
And in grey shawl and woodland bowers
The cuckoo through the April rain
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Made up words

mheredgemheredge Posts: 47,495 ✭✭✭✭
"Well, she was obviously acopic before we got in the car and then she said she was going to do a birkle but she actually froaked on the way to the party. Diana still managed to look completely bejaguant but Sam was his usual vershilling self. Susan was in such a state, she made a scramlet and the next day she served up muckashooky. Most of the time I was pretty flubbed."

Well if you didn't understand a lot of the words here, nor did I. But in context, I can guess more or less what they mean. And they sound quite funny.

This article is about how made up words can be fun.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/jan/03/shnibble-gunzle-dolltalk-share-your-familys-invented-words?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=259145&subid=11006640&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2

And of course for followers of The Ass in Nepal, he reigns supreme for his wonderful vocabulary of made up words. (Just look at his latest article where he can't "fathom why everyone is in a tearing hurry to form a new gobarment" and "since grovelments are prone to making blunders" and he states that he is "an Ass, not an Anal-ist.” .... (more at http://nepalitimes.com/regular-columns/backside/Gobarment-by-the-people,1094)

Do you have any made up words that you and only your friends or family know and use?
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