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February 15, 2017

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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