"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."

Saturday, 13 August 2011


Antediluvian means of or belonging to the time before the biblical Flood or ridiculously old-fashioned.

I shall avoid any obvious ecxamples or making reference to anyone in particular and simply admit that I have some antediluvian ideas.

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