Classic rare words [Was: Early ADS WOTY nominations posted]

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Dec 20 06:32:55 UTC 2007

At 12/19/2007 07:45 PM, RonButters at AOL.COM wrote:
>In a message dated 12/19/07 7:26:48 PM, Berson at ATT.NET writes:
> >
> > Your avuncular explanation of the three recondite words is otiose.
> >
>Hee-hee. Thanks for the meretricious (not to say truthinessish) perspective.

Now, having knocked off three in one blow (attempting to emulate the
tailor),* I need to find two more sentences for each.


* Does everyone know the joke about the two swordsmen in a contest
whose winner was determined by using flies as targets?

The American Dialect Society -

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