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  • Verily, Nature’s palette of pigments and paints underscores the need of bioresources centres to capture, classify and conserve the planet’s biotreasury lest extinction result from benign neglect and commercial exploitation.

    --Edgar J. DaSilva, 2004, Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 7(3): 1

    March 30, 2008

  • So, mollusque, you would have us believe that someone actually wrote a sentence in the year 2004 that began with the word "verily".

    Forsooth, I have a hard time believing this, Gadzooks! But perhaps Edgar is trying to be a professor smartypantzen, or engaging in a lame effort at wry hilarity. Or - more likely - English is not his mother tongue.

    March 30, 2008

  • Verily, the search for panvocalics doth lead into many strange corners of the language.

    March 30, 2008

  • Verily, academics talk funny.

    Did you just raise Professor von Schmartzenpanz from the near-dead?

    March 31, 2008