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Hypervenarifaçadeur (n)

Definition

A hypervenarifaçadeur is a person who sees faces in objects and takes pictures of them and sends them to Vic Suckerbag regularly (cf. venarifaçadeur).  Vic Suckerbag is a notable venarifaçadeur and some of his readers have caught the bug too and sent in pictures.  If you have seen a face in an object, get in touch with us!

Etymology

Hypervenarifaçadeur is derived from the prefix hyper- (found in loan words from Greek, denoting a superlative) venari– (Latin, alluding to hunting), façade (frontage, face) and the suffix -eur (occurring in loan words from French indicating the masculine version of … Click to read more

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Venarifaçadeur (n)

Definition

A venarifaçadeur is a person who sees faces in objects and takes pictures of them.  Vic Suckerbag is a notable venarifaçadeur and some of his readers have caught the bug too and sent in pictures.  If you have seen a face in an object, get in touch with us!

Etymology

Venarifaçadeur is derived from venari– (Latin, alluding to hunting), façade (frontage, face) and the suffix -eur (occurring in loan words from French indicating the masculine version of a person doing something).… Click to read more

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Have I got bird shit on my forehead?

20110830 Face in lift at M Shed Bristol 150x150 Have I got bird shit on my forehead?

Just over a week ago I found myself wandering along Bristol Harbourside on a sunny Sunday afternoon.  I was on my way back from running errands in town.

As I walked past the Warehouse Nightclub on Prince Street (dubbed the Whore House by a former colleague – I’ll spare you the tale he told me, detailing how he arrived at this moniker), I felt something wet strike my forehead and in a sudden reflex I ran my right hand over my face, whereupon I closely examined my fingertips.  Bird shit?  Rain?  A flower pot?  There was no evidence to suggest … Click to read more

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What a load of rubbish!

20110829 Wheelie bin with face sneaking up on us 150x150 What a load of rubbish!

I love it when readers send in pictures.  A bit of interactivity makes this job more interesting and I’m always intrigued to see other people’s observations.  Nick from Bristol, has sent in pictures before and his hunt for faces seems to be unstoppable.  He is, what I call, a bona fide venarifaçadeur.

Nick sent in this very artistic photograph of a wheelie bin.  I have often walked past wheelie bins like this and thought they were an eye short of a face, as they have one offset bracket resembling a right eye and a large bracket resembling a mouth, … Click to read more

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