worldly = 'from far away in the world'

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 22 02:17:17 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 11:00 AM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> "Stunning _worldly_ find in Oregon: A 66-foot concrete dock that has washed
> ashore might be from the 2011 Japanese tsunami."

When people simply snatch random lexical items out of the air - or
should that be, "out of their asses"? - one is unable to find a
suitable response.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society -

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