I can’t decide…
By tigtog on •
whether Alan Greenspan deserves internet immortality more for referring to a hypothetically invisible entity as “unredeemably opaque” or for the phrase which spawned this epic Crooked Timber thread.
‘unredeemably’ is a perfectly cromulent word
I await the inevitable memetic offspring.
Categories: culture wars, economics, language
Tags: can't resist the urge to snark
Steve Coogan knew all about notable exceptions many years ago:
Strange that I just posted a blog update that ALSO draws on the “perfectly cromulent” meme. (I think Procrastilaxing is a MUCH more cromulent word. But I am biased!)
Ooh, I hadn’t heard ‘procrastilaxing’ before. *adds to about-to-be-overused lexicon immediately*