Words of The Week:
Love me some words.
ballistic, adj., relating to projectiles or their flight, sometimes referring to human behavior.
haptic, adj., relating to the sense of touch
suasion, n., the sense of being swayed or urged as opposed to forced or compelled
screed, n., a long, tedious speech or piece of writing
tilde, n., an accent symbol placed over the Spanish “n” such as in señor and the Portugeuse “a” or “o” as in São Paulo; also used as a mark in a URL
lahar, n., a destructive mudslide on the slopes of a volcano
humbug, n., deceitful talk or behavior; a hypocrite.