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languageandhumor commented on the word torus
A torus is the locus of points equidistant from a circle in three dimensions (for some reason I still remember this definition verbatim from distant high-school geometry).
February 25, 2008
languageandhumor commented on the word serendipity
If "The Three Princes of Serendip" had been written much later, John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale could have starred in "Ceylonity" or even "Srilankanity."
languageandhumor commented on the word l'esprit de l'escalier
(French) A perfect comeback that comes too late, after you've left and are on the stairs.
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