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  • pinkwash -- v. To smear one with false allegations of "socialism" (at a time when a so-called conservative president is presiding over the largest government intervention since FDR's efforts during the Great Depression, when Republicans even opposed the idea of Social Security as a "socialist" move).

    October 26, 2008

  • As intoned by Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr.: "And we talked about a comprehensive approach to deal with the illiquid assets on financial institutions' balance sheets." (NY Times, front page, 9/19/08)

    September 22, 2008

  • According to the Nuttall Encyclopaedia, by the Reverend James Wood (1907), woiwode is the name at one time of an elective prince among the Slavs, originally one chosen in some emergency.

    September 5, 2008

  • I found this word in my reading today, from the memoir A Step from Death, by Larry Woiwode a great word in and of itself:

    " . . . I feel my mind is treading water, so deep in moribund amnion I'll drown."

    September 5, 2008

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