Sunday, July 12, 2009

Word of the Day: Higgledy-Piggledy

Pronunciation: \ˌhi-gəl-dē-ˈpi-gəl-dē\

Etymology: origin unknown

Date: 1598
Definition: in a confused, disordered, or random manner (tiny hovels piled higgledy–piggledy against each other — Edward Behr)

So, the main reason I chose this word for today is because it's just one of those words that remind you of your childhood, or at least it reminded me of my childhood days reading lots of Dr. Seuss. Ah...the good ol' doc! Lastly, as usual a short time on Google Images brought forth the wonderfully strange art concoction below.