Infrequently used words. For all you word lovers, I was impressed with how many I didn't know. Ex: lagniappe lan-yap (noun) (a Creole word) something given away as a gift for buying something else (such as an ashtray given for buying a full tank of gas) luddite LUD-ite a person who tries to halt progress by smashing machines
The NBA Cares Program created a commercial last year that featured different NBA players voicing their opinion on the negative effects of using the word "gay" in a degrading way. I think the NBA did a decent job of supporting the LGBT community at a time where players were in trouble for using rude homosexual terms in games.