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    Know Your Cwm from Your Astrobleme: 10 Weird Outdoor Words

    fileHave you ever smelled petrichor? Or felt mizzle? As an aficionado of both the natural world and obscure vocabulary, I thought I'd post a list of some of the more unusual and mellifluous outdoor-related words I've encountered during my years of exploring trails and dictionaries. Have a look and feel free to weave any of these terms into conversation. It'll be a surefire way to establish impeccable nerd cred among your hiking buddies. Do you have any favorite outdoor words not included here? ...

    Posted by Craig D. on November 24, 2011 9:56 AM & Tagged outdoor, vocabulary and words | permalink | Comments

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