bissextile (by-SEKS-til)Also: previous speculations into Wordsmith's alluded-to perversions.
adjective: Of or pertaining to the leap year or the extra day in the leap year.
noun: Leap year.
[From Latin bisextilis annus (leap year), from Latin bissextus (February 29: leap day), from bi- (two) + sextus (sixth), from the fact that the sixth day before the Calends of March (February 24) appeared twice every leap year.]
Thursday, August 23, 2007
Yet another word-of-the-day from Wordsmith that leads me to believe that someone their has dirty sense of humor.