rubicon n. [roo-bi-kon]: point of no return; to commit oneself irrevocably to some course of action

“As any time trialist or cyclocross racer will tell you, once you’ve donned a full body suit you’ve officially crossed the rubicon of bike dorkitude.” – Spoils of Victory: Jousting with Legitimacy

For the Love of a Linguaphile is a weekly series where I share the joys of being an English major and language lover with a useful new vocabulary word or definition that keeps popping up lately. Hopefully you can incorporate a new word into your vocabulary, or even share one of your favorite words!