January 07, 2009
January 03, 2009
Victuals (noun): Food supplies, provisions.
Usage: "My trip to the Farmer's Market this morning resulted in a 3/4 full bag of victuals, some of which made it home without bites in their hides."
Found: Within a fabulous article on mobility and urban architecture in The Economist. Is looking to be of great help for my next book project too.
December 15, 2008
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November 25, 2008
November 18, 2008
Foal (verb, colloquially): "To give birth."
(as seen in Beloved, which I'm reading right now)
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October 06, 2008
Practical Classics: 50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven't Touched Since High School
by Kevin Smokler
Bookmark Now: Writing in Unreaderly Times
edited by Kevin Smokler
The Customer Is Always Wrong: The Retail Chronicles
edited and compiled by Jeff Martin. Essay by me on page 45.