Mahlzeit

Mahlzeit |maːltsaɪt| expression • German a greeting, commonly said to or by someone heading off to or in the process of eating lunch; literally, "meal time!" Lunch is my favorite part of the day. On weekdays, it's a break from work and a celebration of having made it halfway through the day; on weekends, when …

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Zeg

ზეგ |zeg| noun, adverb • Georgian the day after tomorrow. Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last syllable of recorded time… —Macbeth (5.5.19—21) The passage of time vexes us all. Macbeth had perhaps a more morbid, characteristically Shakespearean outlook than some, but he had a …

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Antejentacular

antejentacular |ˌæntəʤenˈtækjulər| adjective • English occurring before breakfast. When I came across this word I immediately thought of the White Queen's famous quote in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass: "Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." I'm sure many of us aspire to that level of productivity. Getting anything meaningful …

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