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  • Then my work here is done.

    *Scampers off to besmirch yet another Wordnik page*

    June 15, 2011

  • Sionnach's rebuttal yanked the tongue out of my cheek. I am nearly ageusic for the present.

    June 15, 2011

  • It is simply impossible to "grow a pair" at the sudden and vociferous behest of others.


    This seems like an unassailable proposition. One could, however, make the superficially plausible case that a truly vociferous behest might have some effect on the cremaster muscle, resulting in the rapid descent of "a pair", which might be confused with "growing" a pair. This is not the case. Further investigation reveals that the resulting cremasteric response is more likely to be one of contraction:

    Contraction can also occur during moments of extreme fear, possibly to help avoid injuring the testes while dealing with a fight or flight situation.


    Where's Matthew Barney when you need him?

    The final sentence of hh's comment is frankly baffling. Speaking personally, I have never been tempted to confuse neutropenia and anorchism.

    June 15, 2011

  • Let me set the record straight here. It is simply impossible to "grow a pair" at the sudden and vociferous behest of others. Furthermore, this word has nothing to do with neutropenia.

    June 15, 2011