It's pages like this that make me want to print out wordie and bind it into a book. Wouldn't you just love to flip through the pages and hear the paper rustle? A year from now, will I remember this little thread? If I do, will I be able to find it??? I remember a similar episode on a long-forgotten word. Something about somebody wanted to display their leet knowledge of something. What will we do when we can't remember where to find all the good conversations? :(
edit: I found it! The comment was made on ennui. My faith in Wordie is restored. :)
Usage, from "The Explainer" on Slate.com: "Even without medical or radioactive waste, volcanoes already release dangerous gases into the environment. In Cameroon, carbon-dioxide pollution from a volcanic crater lake asphyxiated several thousand valley-dwelling people when it displaced the available oxygen. Active volcanoes in Hawaii have caused problems with acid rain and "vog," a combination of volcanic gases and fog."
I got all excited thinking it was a new word I could add to Wordie. Not only did uselessness beat me to it, but I already knew this word, so... I beat myself to it...?