[Definitions to] Words in Danger
[of Falling out of the Vocabulary]
by Eric Lindley and Joe Milazzo
adj. 1. It latches onto nouns like butter latches tinily onto the pitted face of toast. As in, “Television is snide, because it better hides the difficulties of living.” As in, “I was sincere, but my cheeks got too red to control that other person’s head with the...
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