Thursday, January 14, 2010


nonce \ˈnän(t)s\ noun: 1. the one, particular or present occasion, purpose or use {for the nonce},
2. the time being
adjective: occurring, used or made only once or for a special occasion {a nonce word}

Etymology: Middle English nanes, alteration (from misdivision of then anes in such phrases as to then anes for the one purpose) of anes one purpose, irregular from an, on one

FOURTEEN — Scientific visionaries strive for a future in which the digestive system can be bypassed altogether.

No comments: