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  • "a response so curt as to be almost rude"

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/laconic

    April 3, 2009

  • 1. Having an end coming to a point.
    2. Sharp; cutting: pointed criticism.
    3. Obviously directed at or making reference to a particular person or thing: a pointed comment.
    4. Clearly evident or conspicuous; marked: a pointed lack of interest.
    5. Characterized by the use of a pointed crown, as in Gothic architecture: a pointed arch.
    6. Having a rough finish produced by a pointed tool. Used of masonry.

    January 1, 2009

  • flum·mox (flŭm'əks)
    tr.v. flum·moxed, flum·mox·ing, flum·mox·es Informal
    To confuse; perplex.

    Probably of English dialectal origin.

    flummoxed. Dictionary.com. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/flummoxed (accessed: December 17, 2008).

    December 18, 2008

  • This is my favorite new word!

    December 18, 2008

  • Every time I hear this phrase I think of Dr. Lecter in his cage..."Quid pro quo, Clarice."

    December 17, 2008

  • Gal`ac`toph´a`gous
    a. 1. Feeding on milk.
    Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by C. & G. Merriam Co.

    December 17, 2008

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