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Also I have a queasy recollection of 1975 and the electrifying emergence of Jimmy Carter out of nowhere, in all his progressive pristinity, in a country made torpid by a war and an era of low politics.
I know that CDs also get scratched, but their flaws have no significance: they are only interferences with a silvery promise of pristinity.
I also took the door off the study and have been vacuuming/washing the carpet as I replace furniture in it, so it's slowly moving towards a lovely state of pristinity.
I hope the fact that I am not in a habit of opening spam or attachment I am not familiar with should keep me safe, but I can't guarantee the pristinity of my mailbox if the college server has been comprimised.
"Yet there is that matter of pristinity," King Omen said.
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