It’s Wordy Wednesday on the blog today. This week you get a great new word that is equally handy talking about parenting or politics.
I was reading Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf when I came across the word “prevaricator.” I had to ask Webster what it meant:
PREVARICATOR: one who speaks falsely, misleadingly, or so as to avoid the truth; one who deliberately misstates
I’m planning to drop this word into my next conversation about presidential candidates, but I also can’t help but think of my recent answers to the following questions from my kids:
Will it hurt?
What time is it?
Have you seen my recorder?
Do you know what happened to my candy cane?