vade mecum vay-dee-MEE-kuhm; vah-dee-MAY-, noun:
1. A book for ready reference; a manual; a handbook.
2. A useful thing that one regularly carries about.
Vade mecum is from Latin, literally meaning “go with me.”
oh, and there’s a fresh combat beginning in the haiku arena.
- December 16, 2001 waiting for my ride to the cleaners excrescence ik-SKRESS-uhn(t)s, noun:
1. Something (especially something abnormal) […]
- November 3, 2001 troglodyte troglodyte TROG-luh-dyt, noun:
1. A member of a primitive people that lived in […]
- November 22, 2001 repletion from nutriments … *burp* repletion (rih-PLEE-shun), noun:
1. The condition of being completely filled or […]
- October 4, 2001 debouch debouch dih-BOWCH; -BOOSH, intransitive verb:
1. To march out (as from a wood, […]
- October 12, 2001 mulct & horrent mulct MULKT, noun:
A fine or penalty.
1. To punish for an […]