semantic drift: "platoon" and blundiferous

Barnhart barnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Sun Jan 27 03:54:27 UTC 2008

Well, I guess there's nothing new under the sun:

Next up, another pair of Karjakin games, this time against Grischuk. The
first was an incredibly complex (and blundiferous) Moscow Variation won by
Karjakin, with Black, but Grischuk gets the last laugh in the Armageddon
game. Grischuk played the somewhat unusual Steinitz Deferred in the Ruy
Lopez, and while Karjakin tried to make progress on the queenside his
opponent set up and executed a kingside massacre.

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