Or would it be a Wikisaurus? Ever use a Roget’s thesaurus? It’s fine if you want fine language and literary reference. Look up enormous and you’ll find colossal, immense and Brobdinagian. But you’ll find few fun, pop culture options, no gigundo, no Burger King ginormous. It’d be great if folks could add their own suggestions, a la Wikipedia. Even mention metaphors. A metaphorapedia? How big was it? As big as …

OK, five minutes after I post this, I find Wikipedia has started a Wikisaurus. Not many entries yet. Just goes to show: My light bulb moment may happened to others first.

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