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  • It's fun to type, too. Good exercise for the left hand.

    May 17, 2007

  • usage: "Gas prices are higher because of the gas company and their screwery!"

    May 17, 2007

  • usage: "We met at the screwery for a lunch never to be forgotten."

    usage: "I was ordained high priest of the screwery."

    May 17, 2007

  • This word is begging for a limerick... Anyone want to try?

    May 17, 2007

  • And I'd presume a brewery would be involved in that limerick.... ;-)

    May 18, 2007

  • I was going to try, but couldn't find a third word to rhyme. And using screwery and brewery on the third and fourth lines would be like giving away a joke's punchline too soon.

    May 18, 2007

  • usury, tomfoolery?

    May 18, 2007

  • That would require a more flexible poet than I. I can't write imperfect rhymes without serious conscience pangs. ;-)

    May 18, 2007

  • Oh yes. Much better to make up a new word than fit a square word into a round hole.

    May 19, 2007

  • After trysts at his mistress's screwery

    And too-frequently reeking of brewery

    The cad copped a lashing

    From his wife's tongue a-thrashing

    And his marriage is right in the sewery.

    December 7, 2008