Fearful Symmetries

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13 March, 2013

An Obsolete Word for Wisconsin

Earlier I found this list of obsolete words. It's got classics like "pussyvan" and "wonder-wench" but the best is surely this one:

Tyromancy: Divining by the coagulation of cheese

I can just imagine some Romanian grandma back in the day up in Fond du Lac huddled over a vat trying to divine whether the Acme Packers will beat the Decatur Staleys on Sunday.

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|| Palmer, 12:49 PM


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