Daily Archives: September 8, 2008


A word to eat dry flesh with. In fact, a word that eats flesh, dry or otherwise. Continue reading

introducing word tasting notes

Well, if we can have tasting notes on wine, cheese, beer, vodka, etc. ad inf. ad naus., why the heck not on words? My first three were chosen completely randomly (with the aid of random.org and Merriam-Webster). I welcome suggestions for future tastings. I do not think we will run out of words to taste.


An inky and pious and yet, in some circles, lately deprecated word, Continue reading


Familiar, yet intrinsically mysterious. Continue reading


A pungent, acrid, not altogether pleasing word. Continue reading