- n. Alternative capitalization of Nowheresville
“I do however think that if we are going to condemn homophobia it has to be applied universally, even if it is only the Western experience growing up in nowheresville and not the experience of a Syrian homosexual growing up in Damascus that one relates to and understands better.”
“One anecdote about living in nowheresville Ohio as he didn't like living in NY - so on the phone a lot to editors - and early on only a party line, so his discussions with Mort Weisinger about comic plots could freak out several old ladies at once!”
“The deepest prophecy of postmodernism was turning out to be, not Warhol's art commodity factory, or Frank Stella's trademark productions, but Robert Smithson's Non-sites, the "nowheresville" of Passaic, New Jersey treated as an archaeological or paleontological dig.”
“Because there was simply no other reason to be there, nothing to do there, and people went stir crazy and left after six months - right around the time they started to be productive, because they couldn't take the emptiness and loneliness of living in nowheresville.)”
“And knowing what to do with that character led into knowing what to do with two other major characters and a whole major plot line that was in "nowheresville" for a very very long time.”
“In fact, in All the Colors of the Rainbow Mintakan weather engineers on Earth have a violent encounteer with nowheresville USA racist rednecks.”
“Traditionally a nonnarrative, nonlinear genre born of and driven by advances in technology, it is now expected to be nonsensical, even obtuse; to exist in a perpetually free-form state of nowheresville.”
“Harp chords, gentle as raindrops on a placid pond, and a lofting soulful cello resonated over the tinny loudspeakers of a nowheresville ice arena.”
“So, pride be damned, he takes gigs in bowling alleys and nowheresville bars and clubs.”
“They helped move Britain from design nowheresville to being the world-famous source of Carnaby Street cool.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘nowheresville’.
You'll definitely need a map. Inspired by Son of Groucho's comment on Islets of Langerhans.
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Countries, lands, cities that capture, or haunt, our dreams. Some of the places listed might be the names of actual localities, but here they are states of mind.
Wordie vocab, wordlets and wordlings, as well as some commenty Wordie threads. Not that you can see anything, mind.
Mysterious places and lands I ought to visit...
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Looking for tweets for nowheresville.