The BBC News Magazine features a reader-compiled list of favourite unusual words, a perfect way to boost your vocabulary and send your fellow IM users racing off to the nearest dictionary. Vista users in particular might be tempted to defenestrate their PC.
Boost Your Vocabulary With 50 Unusual Words
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