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  • n. Alternative capitalization of Nowheresville


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  • I do however think that if we are going to condemn homophobia it has to be applied universally, even if it is only the Western experience growing up in nowheresville and not the experience of a Syrian homosexual growing up in Damascus that one relates to and understands better.

    Save Kiana Firouz

  • One anecdote about living in nowheresville Ohio as he didn't like living in NY - so on the phone a lot to editors - and early on only a party line, so his discussions with Mort Weisinger about comic plots could freak out several old ladies at once!

    Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: Weird Heroes 6 - Byron Preiss

  • The deepest prophecy of postmodernism was turning out to be, not Warhol's art commodity factory, or Frank Stella's trademark productions, but Robert Smithson's Non-sites, the "nowheresville" of Passaic, New Jersey treated as an archaeological or paleontological dig.

    The Last Formalist, or W.J.T. Mitchell as Romantic Dinosaur

  • Because there was simply no other reason to be there, nothing to do there, and people went stir crazy and left after six months - right around the time they started to be productive, because they couldn't take the emptiness and loneliness of living in nowheresville.)

    Museum of Animal Perspectives

  • And knowing what to do with that character led into knowing what to do with two other major characters and a whole major plot line that was in "nowheresville" for a very very long time.

    English-writing Israeli-bloggers

  • In fact, in All the Colors of the Rainbow Mintakan weather engineers on Earth have a violent encounteer with nowheresville USA racist rednecks.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • Traditionally a nonnarrative, nonlinear genre born of and driven by advances in technology, it is now expected to be nonsensical, even obtuse; to exist in a perpetually free-form state of nowheresville.

    Video Artist on Pause, Prodigies in Play

  • Harp chords, gentle as raindrops on a placid pond, and a lofting soulful cello resonated over the tinny loudspeakers of a nowheresville ice arena.

    Welcome to My World

  • So, pride be damned, he takes gigs in bowling alleys and nowheresville bars and clubs.

    Superb Jeff Bridges strikes rich notes in 'Crazy Heart'

  • They helped move Britain from design nowheresville to being the world-famous source of Carnaby Street cool.

    Lucienne Day's textiles transcended mere fabric as examples of fine abstract art


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  • Oh, that's a wonderful concept! *adds list*

    July 21, 2008

  • Never fear, the kind-hearted yarb takes them to his Adoption Agency.

    July 21, 2008

  • They are Wordie orphans, Bilby. What a fate, to be abandoned by some cold-hearted Wordie.

    July 21, 2008

  • If a 'word' has comments, or was ever listed by someone - even though currently listed by no-one - it remains in the database. These are what we call ghosts.

    July 20, 2008

  • Oh, thanks for the explanation, Yarb! I didn't know that. And it was nice of you to reassure me I wasn't hallucinating, after all :)

    July 20, 2008

  • Don't fret, mia. Even if the word was listed nowhere, it would stay in Wordie with its comments. And when you have a twice-listed word, deleting one removes it entirely, so it probably was duplicated.

    July 20, 2008

  • I accidentally deleted this word from my list (it seemed that it was listed twice, but that wasn't the case). If Whichbe hadn't listed it, too, this great thread would have been lost completely.

    July 20, 2008

  • sounds like where i live......

    July 19, 2008

  • Nowesville - An entire town of people who can't stand Wesley Snipes.

    July 17, 2008

  • He's a real nowhere Man,

    Sitting in his Nowhere Land,

    Making all his nowhere plans

    for nobody.

    -The Beatles

    July 16, 2008

  • Nowearsville - a town renowned for its nudist camps?

    July 16, 2008

  • Nowhearsville - a town of halfway-houses for the newly-cured deaf?

    July 16, 2008

  • Where does all this leave nowheresvilleman?

    July 16, 2008

  • Oh. No. We're There, aren't we?

    July 16, 2008

  • There used to be (? still is) a computer manufacturer called Nixdorf.

    July 16, 2008

  • The Who's? Nowherigans? Of Where~Vile? This place likely has something to do with the vanished belongings/appearing random stuff that pops into our basement and hereabouts. I suspects. Reminded of the backyardigans.

    July 16, 2008

  • Nowhergian.

    July 16, 2008

  • Nowaresville sounds quite appropriate :) What would a villager in Nowheresville be called? I mean, is there a short way to call one?

    July 16, 2008

  • It even has its own broken down shopping mall, Nowaresville.

    July 16, 2008

  • I imagine nowheresville as a kind of black hole which first swallow people up, then spit them out. Weird, I know.

    July 16, 2008

  • It's where all the weary folks who wish to hide for a while go to? A kind of time-out? You tell me.

    July 16, 2008

  • ... assuming of course you mean 'no wheres ville' and not 'now heres ville' because the latter is

    .... halfway up the stairs

    July 16, 2008

  • .... it isn't really anywhere,

    it's somewhere else instead

    July 16, 2008

  • Where's this?

    July 16, 2008