The Authentic Eclectic

Two New Words For Your Delectation and Entertainment

Crumpy Bart. Used with permission of owner

Like most writers, I invent words from time to time. Sometimes I turn nouns into verbs too, partially because I know how much that annoys some of you.

It was for this reason that I wore odd socks for thirty years. In my youth I did it out of necessity and laziness. It bothered some friends so much I made it into…



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I am my mother’s savage daughter. Editor, writer, freelancer. Alison Tennent — lost and found in three continents. Soup Babooshka.