Word Woman’s Weekly Workout
Welcome to another incredible installment of Word Woman’s Weekly Work-Out. On this day in 1397, Geoffrey Chaucer told the Canterbury Tales for the first time ever, much to the delight of his noble audience in the court of King Richard II. Here’s a vintage Word of the Week to dress up your vocabulary:
Griffonage: [noun] (rare)
Careless handwriting; crude or illegible scrawl
“Griffonage”, http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/griffonage , 3/12/2014
Example: Doctor Jeffrey’s griffonage was so indecipherable that his assistant had to check with him on every prescription before sending it to the pharmacy.