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Extracts from the Cynic’s Wordbook – Part VII – the letter S

Also see letters P, M, K, C, J and R. ❧ Sabbath – noun An unknown quantity in San Francisco social life. Sacerdotalist – noun One who holds the belief that a clergyman is a priest. Sacred – noun Dedicated to some religious purpose; having a divine character; as the Dalai Lama of Tibet; the Moogum of M’bwango; the Cow in India; the hair […]

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Extracts from the Cynic’s Wordbook – Part IV – the letter C

Today is the day of the letter C. ’nuff said. Or maybe, ’nuff seen. Whatever that means. We’ve read through P, M and K. Read on. ❧ Cabbage – noun A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man’s head. Calamity – noun A more than commonly plain and unmistakable reminder that the affairs of this […]

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Extracts from the Cynic’s Wordbook – Part III – the letter K

~ Pour elle.~ This is the third letter we are coming to this month, the letter K. We have already seen P and M before and have no doubt enjoyed them immensely. Today, we shall see what Bierce has to offer us for the letter K. ❧ Kangaroo – noun An unconventional kind of animal […]

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