Thursday, May 29, 2008

New Favourite Word


As in:

Dear Marin:

We are pleased to inform you that your recent mammogram showed no mammographic evidence of cancer.

Nice news§ and fun to say!

Tomorrow will bring yarn. That will make it all even better.

Though it's hard right now to imagine anything better than the word "mammographic."

FOOTNOTE (crossed): They always call me "Marin."

FOOTNOTE (double-crossed): Doesn't that sound like legalese? "Allegedly, there is no irrefutable mammographic evidence beyond a reasonable doubt of cancer within the normal parameters..."

§FOOTNOTE (swerved): This isn't a post about how my mammogram was clear. I knew there was nothing wrong. It really is a post about how much that word tickles me. But nice news anyway.

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