Grizzly Weinstein (sea_gaagii) wrote in 1word1day,
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Aug. 29th, 2008 - Pismire

pis·mire [pis-mahy-r, piz-]
–noun
an ant.

[Origin: 1350–1400; ME pissemyre, equiv. to pisse to urinate + obs. mire ant, perh. < Scand (cf. Dan myre, Sw myra), c. D mier; pejorative name from stench of formic acid proper to ants]

pismire. Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/pismire (accessed: August 29, 2008).

Sing along if you like:

Just what makes that little ole pismire
Think he'll move that worn rubber tire?
Anyone knows a pismire would tire
Trying to move a worn rubber tire.

But he's got hi-i-igh hopes, he's got hi-i-igh hopes
He's got high apple pi-i-ie-in-the-sk-y-y hopes

So, any time you're gettin' low, 'stead of lettin' go, just remember that pismire
Oops, there goes another worn rubber tire
Oops, there goes another worn rubber tire
Oops, there goes another worn rubber tire
Tags: noun, p, wordsmith: sea_gaagii
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