"There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge" - Bertrand Russell
Friday, May 16, 2008
Via Arts & Letters Daily, a Weekly Standard article on words "that feel right when we say them: accurate expressions, somehow, for themselves." I think pus would be a good example; it just sounds like what it is.
Middle-aged; well aware of my many faults thanks to 2 divorces, but happily married to a woman who tolerates those faults. I tend toward hard-headed analytical thinking,with occasional spasms of silliness.