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Saturday, October 16, 2010

Short Subjects: Not As Dumb As I Look

I have just realized, extremely belatedly, why you would name a family of farmers "Arable."

My god, that was a long, slow burn.

Parenthetically I've just realized that the word "portmanteau" which is used to refer to a word that's a mash-up of two other words, is itself a portmanteau (sort of.)

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