[LMB] bemused by bemused

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Fri Sep 4 14:00:30 BST 2015


> On Sep 4, 2015, at 12:04 AM, mmjustus at mmjustus.com wrote:
> 
> I feel this is one of your signature words. The other one that springs to mind is
> when someone "twigs" (finally understands, has that large clue-brick drop) to
> something. It flavors your writing, and I'd miss it if you went strictly for first-definition words.
> 
> Micki
> 
> My favorite Bujoldism is "trod."  I would miss it very much if Lois quit using it.

Personally, I doubt if I ever used the word “twigs”.   But I never thought that Lois was using a particular vocabulary by using “bemused” nor “trod”.    They are just English.     Now, the way she puts her words together is something I noticed and appreciated.


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