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Tilting at Windmills

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October 23, 2003
By: Kevin Drum

HOBBY-HORSE....Our ancestors had much more imaginative uses of the word "hobby-horse" than we do. Reading through some old documents, I find the usage "hobby-horsery" (a room in which one practices one's hobbies) and "hobby-horsicality" (the indulgence of one's hobby-horses).

These are good words, and I shall be on the lookout for excuses to use them in the future.

Kevin Drum 1:35 PM Permalink | Trackbacks

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