Word of the Day – Scrumdiddlyumptious

By September 13, 2017Word of the Day

Scrumdiddlyumptious (adj)

scrum-did-lee-ump-shus

(of food) extremely tasty; delicious. (of a person) very attractive.

humorous alteration of scrumptious, popularized by Roald Dahl’s novel The BFG (1982).

Example sentences

“This food is just Scrumdiddlyumptious”

Word of the Day – Oligopsony

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Oligopsony (noun)

ol-ig-op-son-ee

A state of the market in which only a small number of buyers exists for a product.

1940s: from oligo- ‘small number’ + Greek opsōnein ‘buy provisions’, on the pattern of monopsony.

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