Shank's mare

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Jan 17 17:17:14 UTC 2008

At 1/17/2008 11:56 AM, David Donnell wrote:
>Dear all,
>I have coined an original word I would like to submit to the English
>Language Authorities for official recognition, a word invented to
>describe a recent bad dream I had about a tryst with, let's say, a
>woman I would never take home to meet mama:
>If someone would kindly send me the aforementioned Authorities' email
>addresses it would be greatly appreciated.
>(I beg your pardon, everyone!)

Is this a lamia lemma?

(My apologies, too!)


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