Monday, July 14, 2008

Wanky word for the day

Learned me a a new word today: weltangschauung, meaning mindset or world-view.
Used in a sentence: Fundies in Texas are opposed to teaching science in the classroom because it is at odds with their dark ages weltangschauung.


oestrebunny said...

Stolen from the Germans? It doesn't sound like and English word?

unique_stephen said...

It's definitely German. It has a certain ring to it I quite like.