Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hole gnawed in woodwork, etc., by a rat or rats.
- n. In printing, same as pigeonhole, 6.
“Recent Comments dmark: Hey kids, At the risk of sending the thread down a rat-hole, but not finding a better place to post this: ...”
“Everyone in my town would tell you that I grew up in a rat-hole firetrap and that my chosen profession was all about bringing color and clarity and order into a life of chaos.”
“Then you sit on your butt in a scummy hobo infested rat-hole.”
“I have to agree with the Taliban here ... their rat-hole of a nation is not now and never was worth the sacrafice of our heroic soldiers or our national resources!”
“Yet while the story on the surface is about cable programming, the story below the surface provides yet another cautionary tale (here's a previous one about AT&T shoving public-access channels down a menu rat-hole on its programming service) about how the Internet could look if the big companies get their way.”
“At the risk of sending the thread down a rat-hole, but not finding a better place to post this:”
“Nor does it begin to answer the reality that every cent thrown down the reactor rat-hole could quickly save far more energy than such a reactor could produce -- if it ever did come on line after the seven-to-ten years it would take to license and build such a boondoggle.”
“Buster left the rat-hole he was scraping at and ran to join them.”
“What we can\'t do is pour more money down the rat-hole into big banks and huge, multinational corporations. ”
“It is our money and bodies of American children, not corporate bonuses and wealth plundered by banksters that you are currently sinking down a rat-hole in Afghanistan.”
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Words that, as I see it, have some fond connection to the Alice stories through their creation or particular use by Lewis Carroll. I mean to tie them all together with contexty comments!
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