cxkang commented on the word tessaraphthong
June 19, 2009
cxkang commented on the word sui generis
Dictionary.com:Latin.of his, her, its, or their own kind; unique.
cxkang commented on the word tepid
strictly physical context?
May 13, 2009
cxkang commented on the word google
Ha! Funny.That and email: "Email me." Or, "Google 'Techno Viking.'"
April 23, 2009
cxkang commented on the word captious
Dictionary.com defines as 1. apt to notice and make much of trivial faults or defects; faultfinding; difficult to please.2. proceeding from a faultfinding or caviling disposition: He could never praise without adding a captious remark.3. apt or designed to ensnare or perplex, esp. in argument: captious questions. I thought it meant you're full of shit, full of excuses but I was wrong
cxkang commented on the word registrant
unattractive word. must be recent.
April 22, 2009
cxkang commented on the word ize
My vote: let's not tack on _ize_ to every noun we get our hands on. We don't have to press every noun into a verb do we? No we don't.
i most often hear it used as a verb
cxkang commented on the word agamemnon
I recommend the poem, "Mycenae Lookout," by Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney
cxkang commented on the word zyzzyva
They're still aroundhttp://www.zyzzyva.org/
cxkang commented on the word suss
Also made popular by the Radiohead song, "High and Dry" not really used in my neighborhood
cxkang commented on the word fantasia
context: Beethoven's "Quasi una fantasia"
cxkang commented on the word ouroboros
always liked this symbol, this image. was it used in conan the barbarian?--king thalsadoom's 'logo'I think Schwarznegger spoke three or four words in that film.
Nice West Coast lit mag. I hope they're still around.