Word of the day

The word for today is…

jeremiad (noun) – A literary work or speech expressing a bitter lament or a righteous prophecy of doom.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : A complaining tirade in a tone of grief or distress, 1780, from French jérémiade (1762), in reference to “Lamentations of Jeremiah” in the Old Testament.


THANK YOU for being a subscriber. Because of you Whaleoil is going from strength to strength. It is a little known fact that Whaleoil subscribers are better in bed, good looking and highly intelligent. Sometimes all at once! Please Click Here Now to subscribe to an ad-free Whaleoil.

  • Maigret

    Perfect description of Angry Andy’s tirades!

  • intelligentes candida diva

    Got it, ‘Are you a Jeremiah or Pollyanna > doom n gloom or happy & positive?