Tuesday, January 12, 2010


Lilliputian \ˌli-lə-ˈpyü-shən\ noun 1. an inhabitant of Lilliput, 2. (often not capitalized) one resembling a Lilliputian, especially an undersized individual
adjective: 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Lilliputians or the island of Lilliput, 2. (often not capitalized) small, miniature {a lilliputian camera}

Etymology: from Lilliput, an island in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels where the inhabitants are six inches tall

TWELVE — If, during a social voiding session, one member of the party is overcome with hunger or thirst, he excuses himself to the sustenance closet. There he satisfies himself with a glass of water or a light snack behind the closed door of a stall. After finishing ingesting, he wipes his mouth, brushes his teeth, washes his hands and exits the S.C. to rejoin his friends.

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