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When he comes here, though, he acts usually as a urinoscopist. "
Dragonfly in Amber
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reesetee commented on the word urinoscopist
There actually are such things?
January 1, 2010
chained_bear commented on the word urinoscopist
"'That's what Monsieur Parnelle said.'
'And who's he, when he's at home?' I asked flippantly.
The plump nun frowned in bewilderment. 'Well, at his own establishment, I believe he is a maker of trusses, and a jeweler. When he comes here, though, he acts usually as a urinoscopist.'
I felt my own brows rising. 'A urinoscopist?' I said unbelievingly. 'There actually are such things?'"
—Diana Gabaldon, Dragonfly in Amber (NY: Delacorte Press, 1991), 224
December 31, 2009
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