Don't you love "nibbled to death by ducks"? And after another couple of paragraphs, she wrote about someone whose "job includes a lot of administrivia." In this context, I assumed she had invented the word on the spot. I looked it up just in case, and and found that it IS a word.
administrivia: routine paperwork and other administrative tasks that are regarded as trivial, uninteresting, and time-consuming; the tiresome but essential details that must be taken care of and tasks that must be performed in running an organization; administrative details that must be dealt with in order to do more interesting work.Thank you, Martha. I learned a new word.
Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme by BermudaOnion where we share new words that we have encountered or spotlight words that we love. These are the words that intrigued me this week.