A-Z of unusual words

A great Project with fun illustrations showing the meaning of unusual and sometimes forgotten about words.

Gorgonize - To have a paralyzing or mesmerizing effect on: Stupefy or Petrify

'The Project Twins are James and Michael Fitzgerald. We are a graphic design and illustration studio based in Cork City, Ireland. After graduating in 2005 we worked in various design and advertising studios with both national and international clients. After some years travelling and working abroad we set up our studio in Cork with the aim of creating meaningful and concept driven work.'

Leptosome- A person with a slender, thin, or frail body.

Quockerwodger- A rare nineteenth-century word for a wooden toy which briefly became a political insult.

'We design posters, make books, create illustrations, develop brands and much more. We work on both commercial and self initiated projects and believe that one can feed into the other to develop more creative solutions and innovative ways to communicate. We are always taking on new projects so get in touch to see what we can do for you.'

Recumbentibus- A knockout punch, either verbal or physical.

Acersecomic- A person whose hair has never been cut.

Zugzwang- A position in which any decision or move will result in problems.


By: Lisa
Posted: Fri 20th Jul 2012

Tags: Still, A-z, Illustration, project, twins, unusual, words


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