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  • Will she succeed or fail?

    July 20, 2008

  • This one's great! It sounds like an ancient female warrior.

    July 20, 2008

  • She must have failed. I would imagine the name is given only after the fact. Those who succeed would be known as something other than attemptress.

    February 19, 2017

  • I can conceive of using it before the fact.

    "Ruzuzu is planning to go one better than Evel Knievel's failed Skycycle jump over Snake Canyon. The attemptress is building her own vehicle out of old epidiascope parts, a rocket sled and dwarf poinsettia leaves."

    February 21, 2017

  • @bilby. You won me over when you mentioned the dwarf poinsettia leaves.

    February 21, 2017

  • I'm always in the market for overhead projector bulbs, too.

    February 21, 2017

  • @VM We should get a few in. Make a...shrubbery!

    February 22, 2017