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Fata Morgana
2005-10-26 16:20
virago
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feminism, language
Word of the day (inspired by threadwalker), as seen on iGoogle:
virago: an ill-tempered, overbearing woman; also, a woman of great strength and courage.
How's that for a juxtaposition! Tells you a lot about our culture, actually ...
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catachthonian
catachthonian
2005-10-27 03:42 (UTC)
Another word that belongs in this discussion.
Sometimes, excessive intimacy with a virago can lead to the sin of uxoriousness.


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Fata Morgana
chimerically
2005-10-27 05:33 (UTC)
Re: Another word that belongs in this discussion.
Haha! But James Thurber didn't think that was a sin ...
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