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abutment

The first definition that The New Penguin English Dictionary (1986) provides for abutment is “the place at which abutting occurs.” Is it just that I have a diseased mind, or does that sound like something that would garner you disapproving looks and, in some jurisdictions, an arrest by the local constabulary, if you did it […]

abut

It’s been a long time since I’ve been a child, so I don’t remember, but I’m guessing that young schoolboys giggle when they hear the word abut in the same way they giggle when they hear the name of the planet Uranus. Damn, they’re childish, aren’t they? I wish they’d grow up. Seeing as though […]