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kmasback commented on the word pyrococcus
May 18, 2009
kmasback commented on the word troctolite
Ultramafic intrusive rock typehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troctolitehttp://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/20/science/space/20moon.html?_r=1&ref=science
January 22, 2009
kmasback commented on the word magnetofossil
October 24, 2008
kmasback commented on the word interprebendary
inter + prebendary Thomas Pynchon, Mason and Dixon pg. 356
October 2, 2008
kmasback commented on the word xiete
September 17, 2008
kmasback commented on the word penetralia
"Many who have been to Rooms forbidden the others, report seeing, inside these, a Door to at least one Room further, which may not be opened. the Penetralia of the Lodge are thus, even to those employed there, a region without a map."Thomas Pynchon, Mason and Dixon, 151.
August 20, 2008
kmasback commented on the word post-shellular
Natalie Angier. "Life Is Short..." The New York Times, 8/19/2008. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/19/science/19angi.html?_r=1&ref=science&oref=slogin
August 19, 2008
kmasback commented on the word namby-pambical
Thomas Pynchon. Mason and Dixon. Picador, 1997.
kmasback commented on the word kiffian
"The initial inhabitants at Gobero, the Kiffian culture, were tall hunters of wild game who also fished with harpoons carved from animal bone. Later, a more lightly built people, the Ténérians, lived there, hunting, fishing and herding cattle." New York Timeshttp://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/15/science/15sahara.html?_r=1&ref=science&oref=slogin
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