[LMB] bemused by bemused
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.
> 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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