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lurk commented on the word tattarrattat
Coined by James Joyce, meaning a knock at the door.
December 7, 2006
oroboros commented on the word tattarrattat
The longest palindromic word in the OED
December 9, 2006
andrew.simone commented on the word tattarrattat
It would be the sort of word Joyce would write.
mollusque commented on the word tattarrattat
...I was just beginning to yawn with nerves thinking he was trying to make a fool of me when I knew his tattarrattat at the door...
--James Joyce, 1922 Ulysses, p. 732
January 6, 2008
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