HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY

October 6, 2008
From Sanitas

A Lexicon for the 21st Century

John Turner


Inauspicious: The nature of a man with no philosophy in him.

Inbreeding: Falling in love with cousins, et cetera; thought, erroneously to produce slack jaws and open mouths.

Incarceration: The solution to social problems advocated by persons who are the social problem.

Inch: A unit of measure more noble than the centimeter and consequently one which the world will clamor against and try to dismiss.

Incident: Series of actions involving scandalous sexual behavior.

Incite: To get a person aroused over a matter that doesn’t amount to a hill of beans.

Incoherence: A condition to be hated more than indulged.

Inconstancy: The product equally of virtue and of vice.

Incredible: The nature of hair women are reputed to want above all else, though why is impossible to say.

Indecency: The foundation of dreams.

Indelicacy: Disregard of one's personal sacraments.


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