- crack + brained. (Wiktionary)
“One of our friends—thank God for their loyalty, their crazy generosity on this crackbrained project!”
“For some reason I can take historical analyses of crackbrained Nazi or Soviet or Roman or American policies.”
“To think that he should be actually in this great, silent penitentiary, a convict, waiting here beside this cheap iron bathtub, not very sweet or hygienic to contemplate, with this crackbrained criminal to watch over him!”
“Sims was ridiculed as a crackbrained egoist and falsifier of evidence.”
“Furthermore, in case you decide to emulate your crackbrained captain and his crazed heroics, I am giving you a direct order: No matter what happens, you are not to come after me.”
“Rescuing Dessa at all was crackbrained enough; why make matters worse?”
“The answer that occurred to her was good and logical, at least by the crackbrained logic the phouka swore by.”
“Obedient to the Führer but in deadly rivalry with one another, were four major private empires within the Reich administration and a host of secondary ones, revolving around personalities, crackbrained schemes, forgotten sectors of the economy or administration, whose numbers were to proliferate as the war lengthened.”
“Anyway," I said, trying to head him off, "what's your latest crackbrained theory?”
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I've lost a word. Several months ago, I was reading a tart little essay online (the online counterpart of a British publication, but
*not* my beloved *LRB*, of that I'm pretty sure), and the ...
Words gathered while reading On The Road by Jack Kerouac.
Inspired by Peter Reading's "Euphemisms".
A wise man once said: Threats are the last resort of a man with no vocabulary.
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