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November 05, 2012

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I wish that the word referred not to the device but instead to its owner, its unnaturally attached owner--that it was a verb-noun compound in the fine old tradition of shunpike, turncoat, spendthrift, killjoy, ...

@Empty: Also scarecrow and pickpocket. And I just learned a new one via the OED Online's "Insult of the Day": Smellfungus, a discontented person; a grumbler, faultfinder.

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