[Definitions to] Words in Danger
[of Falling out of the Vocabulary]

by Eric Lindley and Joe Milazzo

Touch

adv. At a great distance. As if by magic.As in, “I communicated touch, and it was never enough.” As in, “Our technology operates touch.” As in, “And with that I ascend into the regions of the ice mountains and am lost touch.”adj.Realer-than-real. Like talking to...

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