I feel properly clever right now, because I had heard 31 of these words previously. Could I recall the words to use them in conversation? No. But did I recognise the words, so that counts, right?
As a card-carrying trivial hound, it goes without saying that I love the folks over at Mental Floss, and I just wish I could get a subscription to the magazine in New Zealand. Oh well, I’ll just continue to live vicariously through the lengthier Mental Floss posts at Neatorama.