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mmalone commented on the word swingline
mollusque: the anvil rotates so you can use the stapler for "pinning." For example, you could staple a piece of paper to a cork board... seems like a useful enough feature, is that what you were asking?
January 24, 2008
mmalone commented on the word nena
The land around us (syn: nuna)
January 8, 2008
mmalone commented on the word rodinia
Russian for "homeland"
mmalone commented on the word skein
A message sent from the White House took only twelve minutes to come back to the transmitting telegraphers, having circumnavigated the planet via a now fully connected skein of cables, and at what was then a barely imaginable speed.
- Winchester, Simon (2005). A Crack in the Edge of The World. HarperCollins.
December 28, 2007
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