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  • noun The main entrance to a building or house, normally fronts onto a street
  • noun computing The normal portal page to a website.
  • noun baseball The path of a pitch which starts inside and then slides over the plate.

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  • noun exterior door (at the entrance) at the front of a building


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  • I thought it was called home page

    November 8, 2007

  • I'm not sure what you are referring to.

    November 8, 2007

  • Yesterday Alan Arkin and Amy Adams walked through mine. It's famous now. I, however, have yet to be discovered.

    November 8, 2007

  • Really? They're filming at your place?

    November 8, 2007

  • I, however, have yet to be discovered.

    But, U, you're a celebrity on Wordie*! What more could anybody want?

    *: suggested coinage - a bywordie

    November 8, 2007

  • Haha, yes, that's like a D-list celebrity... no wait, probably more like Y or Z. Actually, I don't think there are enough letters in the alphabet to identify the list I'm on. ;-)

    And yes, a large portion of the movie Sushine Cleaning is filmed on the block I live on, and they shot the final scene of the movie in my front door yesterday. So if you see the film, try not to get all stalkerish when you've identified the famed home of uselessness.

    November 9, 2007

  • Impressive. Think we'll see a little piece of uselessness in one of the frames? Say, an elbow?

    November 9, 2007

  • Alas, the film crew was quite proficient at shooing me out of the way. :-P

    November 9, 2007

  • Drat. You coulda been a contender.

    November 9, 2007