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Word of the Every So Often

February 13, 2019

comestible:  (adj.)  edible; palatable; appetizing.  It isn't that frog legs aren't comestible.  It's just that, generally, folks remove them from the rest of the frog before serving them.


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Sunday, July 15, 2012

Word of the Every So Often

repugnant:  (adj.)  extremely distasteful or unacceptable.  Senator Bullfinch was so repugnant that he was all but guaranteed to be re-elected.  Apparently that’s the sort of thing we like with politicians, since we seem to re-elect them in spite of their repugnance.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Word of the Every So Often

perfunctory:  (adj.)  carried out with a minimum of thought or effort.  We found the politicians perfunctory remarks to be quite repugnant.

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