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Unknown Words Poll - Part 2
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I had quite a few answers to the last text question of my "unknown word" poll a few days back. So I thought I'd use them to make another series of polls to see if folks here have heard them before as well ("Call My Bluff" style, for those that know the programme).

*Without* first checking a dictionary, what others voted for, or the comments, what do you think these words mean?

hat do you think "voluminous means"? (provided by nyecamden)

Something used in mining
0(0.0%)
Something large
28(100.0%)
A rare type of glowing vole
0(0.0%)
A special type of zip
0(0.0%)
Other (please comment)
0(0.0%)

What do you think "ideation" means? (provided by moosical)

The process of forming ideas
22(78.6%)
The process of clearing sewers
0(0.0%)
The process of forming idiots
0(0.0%)
The process of nightmare analysis
6(21.4%)
Other (please comment)
0(0.0%)

What do you think "boondoggle" means? (provided by boyzici)

The point on a boat that ropes are tied to
10(35.7%)
The act of playing a washboard
2(7.1%)
Avoiding work by doing useless tasks
12(42.9%)
A device used in a High Definition TV
3(10.7%)
Other (please comment)
1(3.6%)

And a purely egotistical unrelated question: do you have a question for me to answer in my next video blog? ;-)



Note: I've added the LiveJournal usernames for those who submitted their "unknown word".

btw, for those who hadn't checked already, the correct answer in the previous poll for Q1 was "something that has two interpretations", and for Q2 it was "someone involved in a conversation".


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I totally had to guess at that last one; I've no idea what it actually means.

I had to look up a new word last week - insouciance.

I'll add it to the list for one of the next polls ;-) Assuming folks don't get totally bored with the idea!

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