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November 12, 2007


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"Locavore" is a terrible word. "Eat local" sounds fine, but this coinage grates. Am I the only one who thinks it's too clunky?

Orange--I'm not crazy about it either. However, I was very interested in the explanation given by one of the coiners: http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/005109.html#more
...especially the "loca" = "crazy" association!

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