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.

2 comments:

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.