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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 "If he has seen farther than others, it is because he is standing on a stack of dwarves." --Mike Champion, describing Tim Berners-Lee (adapted)


Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>