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  • Surprised to score a Wordnik with this. It's been around a while. Ah, now I'm getting technostalgic for technostalgia.

    April 30, 2010

  • If your floordrobe is big enough, you can call it a "walk-on floordrobe".

    April 16, 2010

  • "Some but not all," as introduced by Robert Anton Wilson.

    October 15, 2009

  • Used by Nabokov in "Bend Sinister". A character called Professor Adam Krug describes a dream of his schooldays, and mentions gaps left by "those of his schoolmates who proved less mnemogenic than others".

    September 27, 2009

  • Gelett Burgess coined "tintiddle" in 1907, defining it as "An imaginary conversation; wit coming too late." It is equivalent to the French "l'esprit de l'escalier," meaning "the wit of the staircase" or "staircase wit".

    June 12, 2009

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