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  • WORDIE CHALLENGE: define this word!

    December 16, 2008

  • Expostulation frequently encountered in tragedies by Sophocles and Euripides; usually indicating a mixture of exasperation and a sense of impending doom.

    December 16, 2008

  • I'm not certain who this is, but she sure looks good in mourning clothes. And doesn't she have a sister named Alastra?

    December 20, 2008