About the ratings: Usefulness, Logofascination, Degrees

1: most useful
5: least useful
Arbitrary, although bonus points if it can be used in a work situation without anyone understanding how rude you are being.

Logofascination is defined here, and, besides being a measure of how much I like a word, is used thuslyly:
1: only people who read dictionaries and / or ancient languages will know it
2-3: better known, or meaning is deducible (e.g. logofascination)
4-5: boring

Degrees (on old posts, or posts about words invented by Sir Thomas.)
0: invented by Sir Thomas
1: used by Sir Thomas
2-6: number of clicks through definitions or etymologies in the online OED to words in 0-1

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