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I'm Cathy Leamy, a Boston cartoonist and medical writer. Check out my comics! They're mainly about health care and autobio stories.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2006

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seriously, forsooth!

The Forgotten English page-a-day calendar sitting on my desk at work is great fun for learning amusing little obsolete terms like "whiddiful" and "welkin", but every now and then it coughs up something that makes me hide the calendar in my desk drawer for the day.

pricksong

cunctatious

cook, slut, & butler

nake

scaturigenous

peaner

gowder

nothing like leather

melsh-dick

Quit trying to get me fired, Forgotten English calendar!

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1 Novice   (9:37pm - Oct 23, 2006)

It's the definition of "peaner" that makes it even better. I am going to start using "nake" every time I have to bathe the baby.

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