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  • "Luxuriant," as Nelson Brenner once said in 'Columbo'.


  • His letter to Deane was one such response; he pressed for an increased loan from France or possibly Holland, as well as warships to open shipping lanes to America, by which France would gain access to friendly commerce, reaping in America “the Luxuriant produces of the finest Soil in the World.”

    Robert Morris

  • Luxuriant creamy greenness surrounding individual rice kernels, each with a bite just short of crunch, topped with a lush fillet of eel that behaved as a base in combination with the notes of sweet and sour, with the slightest acerbic scorched touch in its glaze.


  • Luxuriant forests of large round anemones, each one ivory or pink-orange, look like some 1960s hallucinogenic art installation.

    Beneath the Ice

  • Luxuriant animi rebus plerumque secundis, men in [3842] prosperity forget God and themselves, they are besotted with their wealth, as birds with henbane: [3843] miserable if fortune forsake them, but more miserable if she tarry and overwhelm them: for when they come to be in great place, rich, they that were most temperate, sober, and discreet in their private fortunes, as

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Note: as my blog-mate Mark has reported previously, Mr. De Grey is also an honorary member of the Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists.

    Boing Boing: March 13, 2005 - March 19, 2005 Archives

  • This is really funny, for a number of reasons -- first, Pyongyang's logic flies in the face of the Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists, an elite alliance of demonstrably smart dudes who all have very long hair.

    Boing Boing: January 9, 2005 - January 15, 2005 Archives

  • Luxuriant eyebrows betrayed his Celtic heritage, and his upper lip, although on the thin side, was counterbalanced by a full lower companion that suggested a hidden sensuality.


  • Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists (courtesy of sclerotic_rings) - more reasons to get my doctorate

    October 1st, 2004

  • Aneequs sez: Aubrey de Grey seems not to belong to the Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists, but I think someone should nominate him.

    Boing Boing: December 5, 2004 - December 11, 2004 Archives


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  • Comfort; thick; growing in great abundance

    April 1, 2009