Wednesday, August 31, 2016

scofflaw


Routinely violates social norms. 
Such behavior cannot and will not be tolerated.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

oneyer

(n.) a mere misprint for moneyer, found only in Shakespeare’s Henry IV.

A thoroughly doubtful word. As dubious as Gadshill, whose financial backers were beyond reproach. But maybe he’s a one-eyer. Burgomasters can be extremely short sighted, you know.

- Century Dictionary & Encyclopedia, 1911 ed.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

pataphysician


pataphysics:  "The science of imaginary solutions, 
which symbolically attributes the properties of objects, 
described by their virtuality, to their lineaments.”   
 -  Alfred Jarry, father of pataphysics

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

ether ore


There’s nothing more depraved than a 
prospector in the depths of a diethyl ether mine.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016