"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."

Tuesday, 13 April 2010


Another lovely word for the crossword compiler - a xyster is a surgeon's bone scraping instrument. Ouch.

1 comment:

  1. Yuck. Not something I particulary wanted to know. Might stick in my memory just for that reason, though.