Redefining misanthropy for a fresh generation. Standard posts begin with a definition from Ambrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary followed by a modern adjustment. Miscellany on Wednesday and storytelling on Saturday.
Thursday, October 18, 2007
ROOMY, adj. Hades.
2007 Update: Big enough to move about but too small for one more, as a hotel room, walk-in closet or the United States.
Boy this comments box is awfully roomy - I must be first?!
Good definition, Doug!
A roomy with a viewy.
No roomy at the inny.
i've always wanted to take in a male roomy
owjlhskf: ow! #@*&%^%(
Roomy: Can you name the recent Nobel-prize-winning one of these who college-bunked with Tommy Lee Jones?
Neither can I.
ROOMY, adj. Why roomies wear hob-nailed boots and grenades. See LEBENSRAUM.
Real Odd Other in My waY.
When I was in college I received an angry phone call from sister A because I didn't attend the funeral of sister B's husband or in anyway acknowledge his death. Upon completing the call I turned to my roomy and said, "Did you take a call about a death in my family?" She responded, "Yeah, a couple days ago." I said, "Don't you think you should have mentioned it?" She said, "Why? It's not like you could do anything. He was already dead."
My yard: big enough for me and Dusty, too small for cats, too!
Roomy: Personal space, as in, don't come within 3 feet all around me and we'll be ok.
I like Kharma's.
And ouch Quilly on that roomy. What a biatch.
The flu will make all clothing roomy. For a time being until food looks appetizing again.
roomy - And adjective used to describe a pair of shoes too big for their owner's task.
In terms of Amsterdam real estate, "roomy" means that both people in the room can sit. "Cozy" means both must stand or one can sit.
and Rumi says:
Seek the wisdom
that will untie your knot
seek the path
that demands your whole being.
Leave that which is not,
but appears to be
seek that which is,
but is not apparent.
You are searching the world for treasure
but the real treasure is yourself.
If you are tempted by bread
you will find only bread.
What you seek for
What are you talking about!
Having to earn a living
doesn't stop you from
digging for the Treasure.
Don't abandon your everyday life.
That's where the Treasure is hidden.
Sar, your footprint's by the door.
Jamie Dawn, are you describing the belly-button of the Messiah?
Karma, one should be easy to come by but not to clean up after.
Nope, Al, but you're getting warmer.
Amoeba, talking to yourself in anger helps, too.
Quilly, why is it the dumbest people you meet in your life are at college?
No doubt, Icy. Or a mouse.
Nessa, make that yards and we'll get along great.
Jenn, bless you. Feel better.
Poobah, as long as the ends are pointy, they'll work for me.
Morgan, this is why I was never cut out for city living.
JJ, you get huge bonus points for working a Persian mystic pun into this site.
and thank you...
i might just need those points
roomy: my apartment
My 3WW is chapter two in a novel
roomy is where a place utterly crowded allows you to breathe individually
Roomy: Always room for one more.
Roomy: Rhymes with Groomy, which rhymes [sort of] with Grimmy, my favorite cartoon dog.
A.k.a. as Grimm, of Mother Goose & Grimm.
JJ, points never expire, nor does inflation reduce their value over time.
So, I've read, Pia. Are you ready for 1000 sq. feet in South Carolina? Will there be a "coffee maker room?"
Minka, I bet a tree feels that way about the forest.
Woe is we, Actonbell.
Jim, company is like jello? I always liked that cartoon, too.
see? even your point system
i've collected the occasional
over the years,
but i think
they may have expired.
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