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  • adjective nonstandard comparative form of curious: more curious


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  • don't forget your towel

    December 6, 2006

  • Towelie you're the worst character ever.

    December 6, 2006

  • 'Curiouser and curiouser!' cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English)

    July 6, 2007

  • I've incorporated "curiouser and curiouser" into my everyday speech for years, and not one person has ever identified the reference. For shame.

    July 6, 2007

  • Ah, people just don't read Alice anymore. Too bad. It was one of my favorite hand-me-down books when I was a kid. :-) In fact, I think I still have it somewhere on one of my gazillion bookshelves.

    July 6, 2007

  • I had a British linguistics professor in college who was shocked that Americans hadn't all read "Through the Looking Glass", let alone Alice. I don't think I've actually ever read Alice, just seen the cartoon. I get most of the references because I've heard most of them. Isaac Asimov and Stephen Pinker, to name two, like to quote Alice.

    July 7, 2007

  • Oh, read it! I reread both last week while on a car trip, and read much of it to my husband also. It is wonderful--you will love it. I assumed it must be heavily quoted here, but perhaps not.

    July 10, 2007