"The artifex verborum of the dream ... was no less adept than the waking Coleridge in the metamorphosis of words." — John Livingston Lowes, The Road to Xanadu. Observations on language (mostly ancient), religion, and culture.
By Edward M. Cook, Ph.D.
Tuesday, January 04, 2005
My son used this term the other day. Said I was "harshing his mellow." What do I do now? Other than point out that it is an example of this, I mean.