Frabjous – The word itself stems from the Lewis Carroll ‘nonsense’ poem ‘Jabberwocky’. It is most commonly known from the ‘Alice in Wonderland’ franchise that dates back to 1865. Of course I cannot mention Alice in Wonderland without featuring Johnny Depp and his glorious representation of the Mad Hatter. Fun fact about my brother and I, we were a part of an Alice in Wonderland play when we were in Primary school. Tad was the caterpillar (Absolem) and I was a swan.

Origins – delightful, joyous. Possibly a blend of “fair”, “fabulous”, and “joyous”.

“And hast thou slain the Jabberwock? Come to my arms, my beamish boy! O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!” He chortled in his joy. – Lewis Carroll

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