Tuesday, February 17, 2004
Word FugitiveI love Barbara Wallraff's excellent back column in The Atlantic Monthly
- Arvin Reyes of Quezon City, Philippines, queues like the rest of us:
"I always think the line next to me is moving faster. What is the word to descibe my thinking?
- Alison Johnson of Glendale, CA, looks for a term that describes the "momentary confusion [correct usage!] experienced by everyone in the vicinity when a cell phone rings and no one is sure if it his or not".
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