[LMB] AKICOTL: vocabulary, was book frustration

Tracy MacShane trix at queerscience.net
Thu Jul 13 02:12:36 BST 2006


On Wed, July 12, 2006 2:13 pm, MegJ wrote:
> Laura says:
>> Right now I've gotten ALL side tracked on a) is there anything else
>> from our wishlists that we want to toss into the basket while we're at
>> it and b) ooh! I can set up category wishlists now! Shiny.
>
> Is this use of the word shiny only derived from the tv show Firefly?  I
> had never heard it BF, but now I'm hearing it everywhere (and grinning >
> every time I hear it).

< pimpage on>

You. Must. Watch. Firefly!!!

</ pimpage off>

And it's not just the cool term, it's the association with the character
who says it most frequently. Because she is just ...shiny. :-)



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