Cleolinda Jones (cleolinda) wrote,
Cleolinda Jones
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Anyone up for a scavenger hunt?

I'm having a slight, friendly Grammar Pirate dispute over here, and I'm curious. I want to see if anyone can bring me a link to a dictionary/reference that lists "wail" with the meaning "to thrash, to strike severely," etc. Every single source I have looked at puts that meaning under "whale" and not under "wail." I even went to www.onelook.com and didn't find anything. Am I crazy, or is there some source that does give that meaning for "wail," which is, somehow, the spelling people tend to use?

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  • Ow

    As I just said on Twitter, I keep forgetting that chronic health issues are chronic and that I can't just wait them out. "Oh, I feel like shit…

  • This is simply to say

    that I am having a REALLY hard time concentrating, despite having an Outline of Update Posts to work from. (Refer to previous entry.) So I'm still…

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    HELLO. The thing for me is that time flies really quickly. I look up and three months have passed; I look down and three more are gone. I did sort…