X is for Xenodochial etc

Today’s #atozchallenge explores the wonderful world of one of my favourite groups of people.

Xenodochial: Hospitable; kindly to strangers

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Xanthippe: Ill-tempered woman

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Xenoglossia: Person’s knowledge of a language never studied

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Xanthocomic: Yellow-haired

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Xenodochium: Building for the reception of strangers

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#Fawlty Towers All x-rated words from phrontistery.info

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24 thoughts on “X is for Xenodochial etc”

  1. I’ve been waiting during this entire challenge to see what participants use for the letter “X.” You’ve outdone yourself here. Haven’t thought of Fawlty Towers in years. It was so funny. Wonder if I’d still find it hilarious now…

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    1. I’d be impressed if you could use any of them in day to day conversation!! I actually watched three episodes of Fawlty Towers just yesterday and I’m please to say that they’ve stood the test of time 🙂

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