cxkang commented on the word tessaraphthong
June 19, 2009
cxkang commented on the word sui generis
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
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 around
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.
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