10/10/2006

A Memorable Post...


I have never, in my life, used the word "feckless" in a sentence.

You have just witnessed a first.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hi Chris. Feckless is definitely a cool word. I need to use it some one of these days as well.
Hey, your sidebar is missing, and I can't get to the bottom of your next post or any subsequent ones--or to the bottom of your blog. I think Blogger's freaking out on you ...

Chris said...

Hmmm. Everything looks OK now. Let me know if this persists.

Big Orange said...

does it COUNT if you're using it in quotes to merely say the word?

Anonymous said...

I was wondering the same thing, Big Orange.

Chris, are you implying that one or all of the fellows in the picture are feckless? Did you use feckless in a sentence offline and now you are reporting it? In that case, how could we be witnesses?

And, more importantly, why haven't you used feckless until now? It's a delightful word that says so much. It is one of those gems of a word, whose very sound immediately translates the meaning of the word itself. It's almost got the feel of a swear word. Yummy.

Embrace the word! Don't use it obliquely.

...Well, you can write however you like. I tend to get a wee bit zealous about word usage.

Flannery Alden said...

Something's screwy with blogger. I take credit for the above statement.

Flannery Alden

Chris said...

Big & Flann- This post is the first time I ever used it in a sentence, written or spoken. You may draw your own conclusions as to what feckless (that's twice!) has to do with these three men. It's a good word.