"pebbledash" -- WOTY?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sat Apr 18 21:41:23 UTC 2009

"All the attention has been quite an upheaval, and she is quite
tired," Miss [Susan] Boyle's brother, John, told reporters Thursday
outside her tiny pebbledash cottage in tiny, previously unexciting
Blackburn, Scotland.

The New York Times, Saturday, April 18, page C1, col. 5.  Sarah
Lyall, from London, where the interesting words come easier to the pen.

And postdates OED draft rev. Dec. 2009, adj.,  -1991.


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