Aqueous words and phrases

I stole this from the Dolphin Club list serve..
Several words are apropros to anyone who swims , or rides in boats..

*The nelipots made their way down Jefferson Street toward the Lovely Martha.
_nelipot _- Someone who is walking without shoes

In latrinalia, they whined about the early hour and lack of hot coffee.
latrinalia - Using words fit for a restroom wall

“I’m no homichlophobic,” said Micky “I’m just no fan of the curglaff.”
_homichlophobia _- A fear of fog
_curglaff _- The shock felt when entering cold water

“Don’t get catapedaphobic Micky,” said Byron “We’ve pulled off this utlesse many times before.”
catapedaphobia _- A fear of jumping from a high (or low) place
- An escape from prison

“I’m digging the fluctisonant surf,” said an ulotrichous John.
fluctisonant - Having the sound of rolling waves
ulotrichous - Having very wooly hair

The swimmers pulled off the Alcatraz swim without a single case of naupathia, but their joy was short lived when they realized an invasion of balnearii had left them without dry clothes.
naupathia - Sea sickness
_balnearii _- People who steal clothing from public baths

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  • IronMikeIronMike BostonCharter Member

    Holy crap. I am a serious logophile and those are all new to me. Thank you!

    Please join the Lake Issyk Kul Swimming Federation on FB!

  • wendyv34wendyv34 Vashon, WASenior Member

    Poetry too?

    Lifeguards wear red,
    Pool water is blue,
    Your stroke looks horrible,
    We've got swimming lessons for you!


    It's always a bad hair day when you work at a pool.

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