Wordy Blog Archive 2014-07
word of the day: expletives galore.
wold: n. An unforested rolling plain; a moor.
On her fair bosom caskets twain I scanned,
Sealed fast with musk seals lovers to withstand.
With arrowy glances stand on guard her eyes,
Whose shafts would shoot who dares put forth a hand.
The Third Kalandar's Tale
That man that hath a tongue, I say, is no man, If with his tongue he cannot win a woman.
see also The Tragedy Of Titus Andronicus
coitus interruptus, is when, you started and got interrupted.
Unicode is quite interesting, not just for fun emoticons 👽 and math ∑. Because, when you go deep, it is about ALL grapheme and logographs and symbols of ALL human's writing systems, past and present. Unicode Characters ☢ ☯ ☭ ∑ ∞ ♀ ♂ ♥
from a interesting post by John Baez, at
Poetry: Brevity of a Woman's Life: To His Coy Mistress
xah's rumination extempore! con equipment
[etymology of rumination https://www.etymonline.com/word/rumination] «c.1600, “act of ruminating; act of meditating,” from Latin ruminationem (nominative ruminatio) “a chewing the cud,” noun of action from past participle stem of ruminare (see ruminate).»
[etymology of extempore https://www.etymonline.com/word/extempore] «1550s (adv.), 1630s (n.), from Latin phrase ex tempore “offhand, in accordance with (the needs of) the moment,” literally “out of time,” from ex “out of” (see ex-) + tempore, ablative of tempus (genitive temporis) “time” (see temporal). Of speaking, strictly “without preparation, without time to prepare,” but now often with a sense merely of “without notes or a teleprompter.”»
fixed the random page button problem. Go to top of this page and click it. Now it doesn't almost always point you to some novels.
Hackers and the Foobar Phrase