Re: most looked-up words
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, December 7, 2004, 3:41|
Tristan Mc Leay scripsit:
> I imagination 'defenestration' found it's way because it's such a cool
> word, who else would've thought there'd be a word for throwing things
> out of windows?
It also has an additional sense nowadays, not yet recognized by general
dictionaries: "to remove Windows from a computer and replace it with
a libre operating system."
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org www.ccil.org/~cowan www.reutershealth.com
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