everett has adopted no words, looked up 109 words, created 6 lists, listed 175 words, written 8 comments, added 2 tags, and loved 0 words.

Comments by everett

  • adjective: describes an incompetent, amateurish operation that cannot be relied on to complete serious work. See also: bush-league.

    They messed up my records, and to make matters worse, they're closed on weekends and don't even have an answering service. That's the last time I go to this mickey-mouse doctor's office.

    December 15, 2014

  • Interesting word. I've also heard it used (perhaps incorrectly) to describe the imprint left on the following page when something is written on the current page.

    May 18, 2012

  • I can't help but be slightly amused whenever I hear this word, even when it's used in the context of horrible disasters. I had been having trouble figuring out why, but I think I've got it: the first place I heard it was probably the television show Tiny Toon Adventures, on which there was a character called "Calamity Coyote."

    It's amazing how, at least for me, my first exposure to a word can permanently color my perception of it.

    May 4, 2010

  • The inaugural entry on my "Words I dislike" list.

    December 11, 2009

  • "I must strongly disagree."

    May 15, 2009

  • content... or content?

    February 5, 2009

  • Very good.

    December 4, 2008

  • Gerunds: transvestite verbs.

    December 1, 2006

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