"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Thursday, 17 December 2009


Quither is a village in Devon, England. I once read that a quither was a rubbish heap but cannot now find a source for that. Can anyone help me out? Is it perhaps a dialect term?

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