Comments by lex

  • "This is very unlike the situation of a merchant who offers goods for sale on a daily basis at a price that changes daily, where it is clear beyond cavil that an offer made at one day's price is not intended to continue to the next day."

    - Vaskie v. West American Ins. Co, (383 Pa.Super.76, 556 A.2d 436)

    September 4, 2008

  • "-Oh, forgot all about them yes, he looked up square into nulliparous shadow, swallowed, -that first night we..."

    - William Gaddis, JR, p. 502

    January 17, 2008

  • Concise OED sez,

    parturition n. formal the act of bringing forth young; childbirth.

    December 26, 2007

  • "He shocked Stanislaus a little by quoting with approval a remark of a Dublin wit, 'Woman is an animal that masturbates once a day, defecates once a week, menstruates once a month and parturates once a year.'"

    - Richard Ellmann, James Joyce, p. 162

    December 26, 2007

  • n. 1. The driver of a hackney coach.

    December 17, 2007

  • With a lot of sites, you can "Add Search Engine" to the search box in Firefox, allowing you to search the site with a simple Command-K (or, Ctrl-K, I believe). Any chance we could get this going on for Wordie?

    November 28, 2007

  • (n): A high shoe or half boot.

    November 20, 2007

  • I like Tea.

    November 17, 2007

  • Urban Dictionary sez, "An amusing synonym for debris. Also, a word to describe someone who is too smart to be a dumbass, and too dumb to be a smartass."

    November 16, 2007

  • Interesting words from the books of William Gaddis.

    November 16, 2007