’18 A To Z Challenge – X

Xerxes

I was afraid that I was actually going to have to do some research – but I skillfully avoided it.

The number of words – interesting words – that begin with the letter X are severely limited, and every year that I publish one reduces the options further. I thought that I might do some sort of historical post about the ancient Persian king, Xerxes. Fortunately, while I was hanging out in the X neighborhood, I found a new, not quite useless word.

xertz

The origin of the word ‘xertz’ is not known. However, it is used in the context of gulping your food or drink quickly and, not to forget, quite greedily. The best example to explain and use this word is when a person comes indoors after bearing the summer heat, and gulps a glass of juice or water with haste – or, when you hungrily gobble the last slice of pizza.

Xertz

I’ll be back, later in the week, with a post that you can sink your teeth into…. after I’ve finished sinking my teeth into the rest of this pizza.   😉

 

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15 thoughts on “’18 A To Z Challenge – X

  1. KT says:

    “I was afraid that I was actually going to have to do some research…” Made me laugh for a moment. Thank you.

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  2. Thank you for providing such a xenial blogging environment.
    😉

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  3. Dale says:

    This should help with my Words With Friends game… 😉

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  4. Daniel Digby says:

    Two new words that I don’t know how I’ve avoided all my life.

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  5. 1jaded1 says:

    What are your favorite pizza toppings?

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