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  • Ah yes, I see sionnach is exceptionally prolix, word-wise. But bilby sent the link. I still haven't worked out how to do that. I'll get there.

    November 10, 2009

  • Great list

    November 10, 2009

  • Guys, amazing - thanks for adding these polypots!

    November 10, 2009

  • Love this. Can't believe I never noticed it was a DD. You've some lovely ones in your list. I'm going to poach them for mine (higgledy-piggledy).

    November 10, 2009

  • Something both repels and attracts to this word, me-putes.

    November 10, 2009

  • Oh bother!

    November 10, 2009

  • Am new, so not sure how to reply to your comment bilby, but maybe this thread will do it. Yes, your Comparative Utility is superb and wholly fills the spot my putative list putates. Excellent.

    November 10, 2009

  • Merriam Webster says of lickety-split

    Etymology: probably irregular from lick + split

    Date: circa 1859

    : at great speed

    November 9, 2009

  • Currently in fashion among UK weather forecasters in the context of light rainfall (spits and spots of rain).

    November 9, 2009

  • This one is really cheating and doesn't belong with the pots and pans.

    November 9, 2009

  • See Daisy Ashford's 'The Young Visiters' (sic) - and her wonderful phrase "piffle in the wind"

    November 8, 2009

  • Also a double dactyl, see phantasmagorical

    November 8, 2009

  • vigenary

    November 8, 2009

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  • Thanks and thanks for your contributions. :-)

    November 10, 2009