Friday, October 28, 2011

Word of the Day! 10/28/11

THINGS COULD BE WORSE- THE TRAGEDY SERIES BLOG!

uncouth [uhn-kooth]
adjective
1. awkward, clumsy or unmannerly. 
2. strange and ungraceful in appearance or form.
3. unusual or strange.

faux pas [foh-pah]
noun
1. a slip or blunder in etiquette, manners or conduct.
2. an embarrassing social blunder or indiscretion.

EX. Windsor regretted taking his pet koala, Percival, to the funeral of his late aunt, Madame Kristine Pifferby. The uncouth koala had committed a foul faux pas when it spit into the open grave his dearly departed aunt.

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