• Jabe Stafford

Dictomancy - Everyday Wordplay


Inject some comedy into everyday conversation. Dictomancy - Everyday Wordplay is a Wednesday blog series that features rare, bizarre, and absurd words and their meanings. Work one of these words into your day and spark some laughter and curiosity!

Bizmaroon - n, Also bismaroon. A bullfrog. ce WI, A very large frog that makes a deep, loud sound. Bizmaroon - a bullfrog, used 40 years ago in Chippewa Co.

“Ask the waitress for bizmaroon legs and see how she reacts.”

“When’s the last time you caught a bizmaroon?”

“Man, those bismaroons were croaking all night.”

"Come get your pet bizmaroon!"

Please share and comment on today’s Dictomancy and feel free to post your uses for the words in a positive, lighthearted way. Audience participation makes Everyday Wordplay hilarious!

Works Cited

Cassidy, Frederic G. Chief Editor. Dictionary Of American Regional English. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1985. Print.

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