Bedswerver - Bedswerver


Shakespeare coined this one to describe an adulterer. BBC America thinks this would make a great band name, and they are totally on the mark. You’re at the show, the lights go down, and suddenly through the swirling fog and darkness you hear “Good evening Cincinnati, how ya doing? We…are…Bedswerver!”

Zooterkins - Zooterkins


The website Matador Network says this is “a 17th century variant of ‘zounds’ which was an expression of surprise or indignation.” It’s less of an insult and more of something to yell after someone has insulted you…but of course, you can follow up with some other great words of your own.

Scobblelotcher - Scobblelotcher


Mental Floss notes this word is “probably derived from ‘scopperloit,’ an old English dialect word for a vacation or a break from work.” A scobberlotcher is someone who avoids hard work like it’s their job. The next time you catch someone dozing off at their desk, hit ’em with this one.

Snoutband - Snoutband


The definition of the word: Snoutband Snoutband is a noun. It is an old English word. A snoutband is someone who always interrupts a conversation to correct or contradict the person speaking. This person is usually not even part of the original conversation. Every social group has a snoutband, someone who thinks they know bloody…