Follow Up Flag
It's amazing how much of your life you can find in Microsoft Outlook.
From a draft email, first saved April 7 2008.
Words that are Awesome
Penumbra (partial/half shadow)
Trope (using words in non-literal ways/a metaphor)
archipelago (collection of islands)
Dystopian (opposite of utopia - pure hell)
Autoclave (pressure cooker)
Surfeit (noun or verb, satiate)
Autonomous (not controlled by others)
Shibboleth (a characteristic of pronunciation that reveals characteristics of a person)
restive - restless, but not caused by boredom - caused by repression
microcosm - a smaller symbolism of an object within an object
Homophony - sounds the same but is different
Sartorial - of or relating to a tailor
(showed) Consternation - paralyzing fear
Mulligans - a do-over at something you should have been able to do first time, but for some reason didn't.
archetype - a base model that a chartacter is inspired by.
Providence - luck from God/divine intervention
For even more fun, read through my 2008 entries and Facebook status updates from April onward and try and spot how many times I used one of these words.
By the way, if anyone knows how to save a whole Outlook mail folder into traversable HTML, please let me know before July 14.