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whichbe commented on the word attemptress
Will she succeed or fail?
July 20, 2008
mialuthien commented on the word attemptress
This one's great! It sounds like an ancient female warrior.
zechsea commented on the word attemptress
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
bilby commented on the word attemptress
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
vendingmachine commented on the word attemptress
@bilby. You won me over when you mentioned the dwarf poinsettia leaves.
ruzuzu commented on the word attemptress
I'm always in the market for overhead projector bulbs, too.
@VM We should get a few in. Make a...shrubbery!
February 22, 2017
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