Tarn

December 3, 2010

A small, round mountain lake.  A tarn is featured prominently in Edgar Allan Poe’s “Fall of the House of Usher.”  It makes for a great Gothic devise for the sublime.

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Tmesis

December 1, 2010

Anu Garg’s amazing word of the day meaning the insertion of a word into another.  For example: The insertion of the f-word into the middle of absolutely.