Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Whimsical Word of the Week

Necrology -

a list of people who have died during a specific period.
Example: A necrology of those persons who died in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 is inscribed in bronze at Memorial Plaza in New York City.   Never Forget


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    1. I must admit, Elizabeth, I had not heard of it either. I knew I wanted a word to fit 9/11, and stumbled on "necrology" in my Roget's Thesaurus!

  2. I've heard of Necro as a root before. Didn't know this one. Thanks!