Those humble and assiduous lexicographers, toiling away in the soily murk of word-root and phrase-stem, immune to discomfort and hardship, have just delivered a new cart of entries for the The Excruciating and Indispensable Literature and Publishing Dictionary. It is my duty to share them with you.
ANTICLIMAX: a specialised hatchet which assists in the process of
DIALOGUE: a truly awful tree remnant.
DIRECT SPEECH: a Welshman sabotaged some oratory.
MOTIF: additional dentures.
PHONETIC: an instruction to contact the loft.
PREQUEL: the age of very early writing instruments.
PROLOGUE: in favour of a tree remnant (regardless whether or not it is
truly awful: see dialogue).
SEQUEL: a writing instrument deployed on board ship (compare
It may be untrue to say that more will not follow.