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  • What?

    February 16, 2007

  • So glad to see you've added this. It's something of a joke with me. It's often used the same way you might say, "whaaaat?" or "exqueeze me?"

    February 16, 2007

  • "There are no dictionary entries for shén me, but me is spelled correctly." (from Whew. That's a relief! ;-)

    Sometimes I look up words just to see what the dictionaries are clueless about. Is that weird?

    February 17, 2007

  • Ah, well it's the pinyin of a Chinese word.

    February 17, 2007

  • See? People are still smarter than online dictionaries. :-)

    February 17, 2007

  • Pinyin reminded me to enter the word "pyoncil." Thanks, AZ!

    February 18, 2007