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  • An adjectival variant of "ayatollah," denoting someone who prescribes a rigid sense of what is right. As DFW used and coined it in "Consider the Lobster": ". . . an ayotolloid snoot." The topic was terminating sentences with prepositions.

    April 10, 2015

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