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stan commented on the word technostalgia
Surprised to score a Wordnik with this. It's been around a while. Ah, now I'm getting technostalgic for technostalgia.
April 30, 2010
stan commented on the word floordrobe
If your floordrobe is big enough, you can call it a "walk-on floordrobe".
April 16, 2010
stan commented on the word sombunall
"Some but not all," as introduced by Robert Anton Wilson.
October 15, 2009
stan commented on the word mnemogenic
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
stan commented on the word tintiddle
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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