Fun Words to Somehow Use in Conversation

Try to throw these words into a conversation and see what happens.

Courtesy of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Shibboleth – noun

a. a word or saying used by adherents of a party, sect or belief and usually regarded by others as empty of real meaning ⠀

b. a widely held belief ⠀

c. Truism, Platitude ⠀ ⠀

Ephemeral – adjective⠀

a. Lasting a very short time ⠀

b. Lasting one day only ⠀ ⠀

Malapropism – noun ⠀

a. The usually unintentionally humorous misuse or distortion of a word or phrase; especially to use a word sounding somewhat like the one intended but ludicrously wrong in the context

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