Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sat Sep 12 14:45:24 UTC 2009

At 9/12/2009 09:20 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>Let me put it this way.  "Goblin Market" is so um-weird ...

Jon, would you define "um-weird" for me?  I assume, since it is
repeated thrice, you did not mean "un-weird" or "ur-weird".

Urban dictionary doesn't define it yet, but tells me that this is close:

Lyv     5 up, 13 down

A really weird person
Lyv is um weird
get this def on a mug Mug
by Lyv Feb 24, 2003

Unfortunately, Lyv doesn't tell us what she means by "um weird".


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