Category Archives: new old words

Tory spring

You know what an “Indian summer” is, I presume, though it’s a phrase I would avoid using (and one that isn’t used as much these days): A bit of fall that is recidivistically warm – which is to say, a few days that might make you think summer isn’t over yet, though it is. Well, have you heard of a “Tory spring”? Continue reading

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The sound of chont

I make audio versions of all my blog posts and put them on Patreon for all subscribers who pay $2 or more per month. But occasionally I make one free for everyone. Today’s is one of those. As a bonus, it’s the audio version of a subscribers-only blog post: chont, text version, is available only for those who subscribe for at least $1 per month. So you get to hear it for free… but not read it.

What is chont? A satisfying sound. Here is the sound of chont, with lots of chonts.

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Reading: lexemia

I’m making the audio version of my note on lexemia available to everyone… as an enticement to subscribe, of course. Stop by Patreon.com/sesquiotic and listen to it there.