I can’t decide…

Text: ‘unredeemably’ is a  perfectly  cromulent word

‘unredeemably’ is a perfectly cromulent word

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.

I await the inevitable memetic offspring.

Categories: culture wars, economics, language


3 replies

  1. 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!)

  2. Ooh, I hadn’t heard ‘procrastilaxing’ before. *adds to about-to-be-overused lexicon immediately*

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