Project Twins, a graphic design studio, created a visual study of obscure and endangered words. They use bold graphics and visual wit to interpret and represent a collection of strange, unusual and lost words. These are just a few examples, click on the link to see more.
After opening the Project Twins site I was instantly struck with tarantism as I viewed graphic words with a feeling of xenization making me scripturient, thus this blog post.
What do you think? Can you think of unusual words that could be instantly defined with pictures? Do graphics help you when defining a word?
A person whose hair has never been cut.
The practice of destroying, often ceremoniously, books or other written material and media.
Swaggering; empty boasting; blustering manner or behavior; ostentatious display.
A knockout punch, either verbal or physical.
Possessing a violent desire to write.
A disorder characterized by an uncontrollable urge to dance.
The act of traveling as a stranger.