Writing & Editing 25 (more) words that are fun to say Writers, communicators, friends, Romans, countrymen, gather around as well as say ‘dirigible’—and other delightful words. By Laura Hale BrockwaySept. 21, 2012 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content This has inspired me—once again—to put together a list of words that are fun to say. Have some fun pronouncing these on your own. Then click on the word for an audible pronunciation. (Definitions and pronunciations are from Merriam-Webster and Dictionary.com.) Archaeopteryx—a reptile-like bird from the late Jurassic period. Arugula—a Mediterranean plant from the mustard family. Befuddle—to confuse; to make drunk. Dirigible—an airship. To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.