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bilby commented on the word whiskate
Makes me think of cat food.
November 24, 2009
52james commented on the word whiskate
Erin McKean, whose sister studied at UF with Padgett Powell as advisor, got this explanation from Powell: "The word is a made-up making-fun-of-Faulkner Latinate. It of course does
invoke whiskey and whiskers; the -ate makes it Faulkner (inchoate, insensate, etc.)."
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