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  • Stranger still, the root of hysterical is the same as the root of hysterectomy: huster, from the Greek, for womb.

    'Dollhouse' recap: Momma's got a brand new bag of crazy | EW.com

  • If you look it up in the dictionary, it means “deriving from or affected by extreme uncontrolled emotion.” Stranger still, the root of hysterical is the same as the root of hysterectomy: huster, from the Greek, for womb.

    Planet-x.com.au » ‘Dollhouse’ recap: Momma’s got a brand new bag of crazy

  • This reminds me of my long-cherished confusion of hyster–(Greek huster, womb) with histori (from historein, to inquire, & histr, learned man).

    languagehat.com: GETTING RITE RIGHT.

  • Thanks to our U.S. S.preme Court and U.S. v. S.mon S.huster (ph), you can make money off a crime.

    CNN Transcript Jun 16, 2005

  • The Diary of a Rapist by Evan S. Connell Jr. S.mon and S.huster, 252 pp.,

    Fiction à la Mode

  • At the Crossroads by Evan S. Connell Jr. S.mon & S.huster, 256 pp.,

    The World is Not a Wedding

  • The U.S. Consumer Product S.fety Commission, in cooperation with S.mon & S.huster, has announced a voluntary recall of

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  • "Claudette Colvin: Twice Towards Justice" - Phillip Hoose (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group/Farrar S.raus and Giroux) "Just Another Hero" - S.aron Draper (Atheneum/S.mon & S.huster Children's Publishing) "Mare's War" - Tanita S. Davis (Random House Children's Books) "Michelle Obama: Meet the First Lady" - David Bergen Brophy (Collins-An Imprint of HarperCollins Children's Books)

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  • A old dirty housewife, perhaps a little lascivious. Also huister.

    June 25, 2011