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- adjective A
nonce wordin Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky combining the senses of "slimy" and "lithe".
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Humpty Dumpty, the semanticist, tells Alice that "slithy," in Jabberwocky, is such a form, derived from "lithe" and "slimy."
Yes, there's the de rigeur steampunk clocks and turning cogs and steel scraps and some kind of slithy tove rising up out of the mudflats, covered ankle-deep in water.
Second Thoughts 2009
“Never mind the slithy toves, let me tell you about the time all the cats in the neighborhood splooped into floons….”
Okay, call me a slithy toad, but this comment has nothing to do with your post.
Encomiums The Brillig Blogger 2010
Fahrenheit 451, seen Sunday August 2, 2009 at the AFI Silver Theater Silver Spring MD, Auditorium #1. 2 slithy toads.
Archive 2009-08-01 The Brillig Blogger 2009
Seen Sunday afternoon April 12, 2009 at the Regal UA Kaufman Astoria 14, Auditorium #6. 2 slithy toads.
Comic Mediocrity The Brillig Blogger 2009
For those lost in uffish thought of slithy pols, Carroll is a beacon of better.
Apr. 19, Odeon Covent Garden, Aud. #1, 3 slithy toads to that list.
British Cinema The Brillig Blogger 2009
For those of us who get lost in uffish thought of slithy pols and frumious government, Carroll is a beacon of better.
I gave issue #2 a solid 3 toads, but this issue gets 1 slithy toad.
Funny-book round-up The Brillig Blogger 2009