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The obscure word of the week is mizzle

February 1, 2017

I like this word. Now all I have to do is figure out the difference between a light rain and a drizzle. ~ Connie

Matthew Wright

look_it_up_T httpwww.clipartpal.comclipart_pdeducationdictionary_10586.htmlThis week’s really obscure English word is mizzle.

It is a Middle English term meaning light rain or drizzle. Your challenge? Write a sentence (or two) in the comments using this word.

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  1. Hi, Connie. According to the definition, a light rain is a drizzle is a mizzle. Gotta wonder why they need so many words to mean the same thing. Silly people.

  2. Thank you! I agree with you about too many words for the same thing. Maybe that’s why mizzle dropped out of favor. For some reason this tickles me and I hope to find a character who can use this.

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