Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Word of the day


Pronunciation: "sla-k&-'dA-zi-k&l
Function: adjective
Etymology: irregular from slack + lackaday + -ical

:lacking life, spirit, or zest when others think you are really being productive

The spousal unit is feeling slackadaisical. He's "telecommuting" while sitting on our couch watching Rome.


Anonymous said...

Oh, what I'd do for a slackadaisical day.

Doing something for Slackadaisical . . . isn't that an oxymoron?

For whatever reason betablogger no long allows me to log in.

Velcro said...

Ha... I get that way all the time.

Slave to the dogs said...

Cat - I do believe that qualifies as an oxymoron, yes.

Velcro - I have my days at it too. It all depends on how interested I am in what I'm doing and how well things are going for my personally at the time.