Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Nov 15 20:32:14 UTC 2009

How about "2. Fear-inspiring; gloomy, strange, weird"?  Although
perhaps to Jon 1792 is recent.


At 11/15/2009 02:04 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>CNN says that the thwarting of a terrorist plot against the NYC subway
>system is "an eerie reminder" of the Brcelona subway attack.
>"Dramatic," "troubling," yes. But not "eerie."  Until recently.
>"There You Go Again...Using Reason on the Planet of the Duck-Billed
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