- From Latin effor ("I utter") + -able (Wiktionary)
“All thanks to Linda and the other doyennes of technological progress such as Marylin Chambers, Traci Lords and the ineffable (actually, very effable) Nina Hartley.”
“It is interesting to note, that while Washington seems increasingly populated by $20-a-head edutainment “museums” and wax-statue celebrity shrines, that San Francisco is welcoming an institution where one can consider “first-things,” the basic questions that art seeks to address and accommodate a range of effable and ineffable responses.”
“Engle makes Sherry adorably effective as an effable, devoted (brings his lunch to work) wife who deals reasonably well with that pesky little transgression and is funny as hell when she learns while drunk that Joe's old flame is married to the renegade preacher.”
“His ineffable, effable, effanineffable, deep and inskrootabul singular nayme.”
“For you the word good has such a sense, because you were taught in fine Foucauldian fashion that all value judgments are assertions of power, but it follows neither that I share the same ineffable sense—my goal is to make the ineffable effable—nor that your Foucauldianism is correct about value judgments without further argument.”
“A daring call by Suresh Dey, quite unusual of his effable persona!”
“That seems to be the ultimate hubris to me — to assume that the ineffable is “effable.””
“Such considerations suggested to the author of that article that the ineffable name, when rendered effable, may have been pronounced Yahuah or Yahoah.”
“Lord Dumbello had remained silent one whole evening in London with effable disgust, because Lord Lufton had been rather particular in his attentions; but then Lord”
“And then there pressed itself as it were, into his soul, the primal outflow of all good, and in it he found in spiritual fashion all that is beautiful, lovely, and desirable, for all was there in a way in effable.”
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