We’ve commenced our journey backward through Webster’s 3rd. I’m picking a word near the end of each entry for each letter—a word that interests me for some reason or a word I’d not ever known before—and surrounding it with a frayed coat of doggerel.
Words that flew into my life from Webster’s 3rd …
[so called,from the appearance of the large female and small male permanently associated in copulation]
The Y-worm was confused because
It wasn’t certain what it was.
A male? A female? Both combined?
No easy answer could it find.
So it decided what to do—
To live both single and as two.
The Y-worm lived a happy life
Attached as one—both husband, wife.