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52james commented on the word whiskate
Erin McKean, whose sister studied at UF with Padgett Powell as advisor, got this explanation from Powell: "The word is a made-up making-fun-of-Faulkner Latinate. It of course does
invoke whiskey and whiskers; the -ate makes it Faulkner (inchoate, insensate, etc.)."
November 24, 2009
bilby commented on the word whiskate
Makes me think of cat food.
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