Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 20 21:58:07 UTC 2013

On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 9:13 AM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> A bald-pated academic with rimless glasses and a measured, Ivy League
> manner tells Candy Crowley that he hopes Obama's Inaugural speech "won't be
> _blowzy_, out there, and timeless."

Someone has actually *spoken* this word?! What did it sound like? That
is, how is it pronounced? What rhymes with it?  Seriously!

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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