Language shapes reality, and Earth shapes language. To expand that vocabulary, here’s an environmental neologism, a code used alfresco – an Alfrescode – to give voice to a particular phenomenon. 

Plop

Verb

Onomatopoeia

The act of horse excretion; also the act of excretion more broadly

“I hafta walk behind my dog with little bags, but whaddya know, those horses are just ploppin’ allover the place!”

Noun

Onomatopoeia

The product of horse excretion; also a general term for excretion

“The trail was great today. Well…great except for all that damn plop…”

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