This is the sort of word that William F Buckley would use, I think. Useful (it cuts a two or three word phrase down to a single word), precise and obscure. It's the sort of word he would use, one would look up and think, "Gee, I wish I had used that."abbozzoA rough drawing or … Continue reading The word means, roughly…
Day: March 9, 2007
A week or so ago I finished the second season of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. And while I liked it overall the ending felt a little flat. There isn't much that I can point to and say "this was the problem" or "they left this out", but it seemed to be wrapped … Continue reading Solitary Spectres
I don’t normally do things like this.
But, since the cool kids are doing it...In the list of books below, bold the ones you’ve read, italicize the ones you want to read, cross out the ones you won’t touch with a ten-foot pole, put a cross (+) in front of the ones on your book shelf , and asterisk (*) the ones … Continue reading I don’t normally do things like this.
Should you vote?
I'm okay. I got an A and only missed 3 questions. But what about you? Should you vote?
One of my quotes of the day made me think. I think that's pretty accurate, succinct and memorable. What do you think?"He who praises you for what you lack wishes to take from you what you have." - Don Juan Manuel