Apparently it is "International Women's History Month". Because, you know, regular history has, like, men in it. And anything with men included is by definition oppressive to womyn. Speaking of, why isn't it "International Women's Herstory Month"? Hmm? What's that? Because that would be stupid? But isn't... never mind.The point is, I found it amusing … Continue reading There is such a thing?
I'm not certain. One that is shaded so as to only emit a small light? One that emits light only in a particular direction? I should look it up.absconce, n.A dark lantern used in monasteries (see Du Cange), and at lauds and matins in the Roman Catholic church.
But here is a word that ought to see more use.abruption1. A breaking off, an interruption, a sudden break (in a narrative, etc.). arch.2. A sudden snapping or breaking; the breaking away of portions of a mass.