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CapmDeVermin commented on the word ayotolloid
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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