The Project Twins visually interprets an alphabet of unusual words. This stunning project was originally exhibited at the MadArt Gallery Dublin during Design Week 2011.
Acersecomic – A person whose hair has never been cut.
Biblioclasm – The practice of destroying, often ceremoniously, books or other written material and media.
Cacodemonomania – The pathological belief that one is inhabited by an evil spirit.
Dactylion – An anatomical landmark located at the tip of the middle finger.
Enantiodromia – The changing of something into its opposite.
Fanfaronade – Swaggering; empty boasting; blustering manner or behavior; ostentatious display.
Gorgonize – To have a paralyzing or mesmerizing effect on: Stupefy or Petrify
Hamartia – The character flaw or error of a tragic hero that leads to his downfall.
Infandous – Unspeakable or too odious to be expressed or mentioned.
Jettatura – The casting of an evil eye.
Ktenology – The science of putting people to death.
Leptosome – A person with a slender, thin, or frail body.
Montivagant – Wandering over hills and mountains.
Noegenesis – Production of knowledge.
Ostentiferous – Bringing omens or unnatural or supernatural manifestations.
Pogonotrophy – The act of cultivating, or growing and grooming, a mustache, beard, sideburns or other facial hair.
Quockerwodger – A rare nineteenth-century word for a wooden toy which briefly became a political insult.
Recumbentibus – A knockout punch, either verbal or physical.
Scripturient – Possessing a violent desire to write.
Tarantism – A disorder characterised by an uncontrollable urge to dance.
Ultracrepidarian – A person who gives opinions and advice on matters outside of one’s knowledge.
Vernalagnia – A romantic mood brought on by Spring.
Welter – A confused mass; a jumble; turmoil or confusion.
Xenization – The act of traveling as a stranger.
Yonderly – Mentally or emotionally distant; absent-minded.
Zugzwang – A position in which any decision or move will result in problems.