amy - slang for a vial of amyl nitrate.
"Hey Amy. Will you hand me an amy?"
anaptotic - (of languages) tending to become uninflected, in accordance with a theory that languages evolve from uninflected to inflected and back.
I never knew that the study of the evolution of the inflection of languages was such serious business.
anatta - In Buddhism, the doctrine asserting the nonexistence of a personal and immortal soul. Sanskrit,anatman.
I always wondered how Buddhist outreach works. "Hey you! Yeah, you over there! Do you realize that you don't exist?"
ane - (pronounced like "ain't") Scottish for "one"
anes - Scottish for "once"
This must be hard for a Scottsman to express how he once tried on a pair of Hanes. I guess that's why there are kilts.
angel shark - any shark of the genus Squatina, found in warm and temperate shore waters, having a depressed, flat body and large, winglike pectoral fins.
Two words I never expected to see juxtaposed. Seems like an oxymoron