Courtney’s Weekly Words

Courtney Faber


tumid (too’-mid) adj. 1: marked by swelling, swollen, enlarged. 2: protuberant, bulging.

3: bombastic, turgid. [from Latin tumidus, from tumere “to swell.”]


Fact of the week: The word “nerd” was first coined by Dr. Seuss in If I Ran the Zoo.

Did they seriously just say that? “Better make it six, I can’t eat eight.”

– Dan Osinski, Baseball pitcher, when a waitress asked whether he wanted his pizza cut into six or eight slices.


Weekly Thought: “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

-Theodore Roosevelt