swimsuitissue has looked up 253 words, created 9 lists, listed 449 words, written 17 comments, added 0 tags, and loved 3 words.

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  • “Let's face it. We're undone by each other. And if we're not, we're missing something… despite one's best efforts, one is undone, in the face of the other, by the touch, by the scent, by the feel, by the prospect of the touch, by the memory of the feel.”
    -Judith Butler, Violence, Mourning, & Politics

    December 12, 2014

  • emilybee I imagined Ada googled like googly eyes google: a goofy and round fumbling.

    January 20, 2012

  • v. to praise, laud, glorify.

    Etymology: < Greek κῦδος //praise, renown; derivative of kudos

    1873 (M. Collins Squire Silchester I. xix. 234) He kudized Louisa, who blushed when he compared her to Penthesilea.

    March 27, 2011

  • изба

    January 20, 2011

  • Zemblan for a heap of stones erected as a memento of an ascent.

    January 20, 2011

  • жилетка (Russian) n. waistcoat

    January 20, 2011

  • evenfall sounds more pleasant.

    June 18, 2009

  • As a child, I once stabbed myself in the bellybutton upon wondering if it could bleed. Indeed it can. Masochistic omphaloskepsis?

    June 18, 2009

  • A tree shaded walkway, a shady lane.

    June 10, 2009

  • "I want you to wire me frankly if the date and the whole tralala are inconvenient."
    -Ada, or Ardor

    May 25, 2009

  • Oh how I long to use this word in natural conversation...

    May 25, 2009

  • "the number on the back of the sign is rising
    the gamelan attack of the trines aligning
    chance will leave the sky bedizened
    sliding on the wide horizon
    never is the start of a clever lying
    staring at the black of the blind spot hiding
    the universe's private bower
    these are none but shining hours"

    -None but Shining Hours, the Books

    May 25, 2009

  • If this rolled off the tongue quite as easily as "stupid bitch," I'd use it constantly.

    April 7, 2009

  • The pronunciation kuh-liff-or-nyzed makes me giddy.
    Not so much when pronounced like the golden state...

    April 7, 2009

  • Such a hideously spelled word, it is offensive to the eye. Sounds just fine spoken.

    April 7, 2009

  • "I don't need a timekeeper, I don't need an interlocutor
    And baby, you'll look a little cuter, day by day."
    -Pavement

    April 7, 2009

  • I love the Teenage Fanclub song by the same name:
    "I don't need an attitude
    Rebellion is a platitude
    I only hope the verse is good
    I hate verisimilitude"

    January 10, 2009

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  • Dreams of going to the Grammies, 'til you poked me with your whammy.

    January 10, 2009

  • I'm just here for dictation and not your summer vacation.

    January 10, 2009