“forensic science” — what a hateful phrase! It refers to the collection of techniques based on sciences that “proves things under law” mostly in criminal courts. For example, examing corps (autopsy) to determine cause of death, finger prints … are forensic sciences.
she had me enthralled…
I must think of a way to mollify my wrath
“I wish a divorce because our marriage is not consummated”
the difference between an opera and a soap opera, is the difference between passion and maudlinness.
… technical parlance …
this is not the time for promoting morale
dialog from TV program, a Vocan in Star Trek
the gist of this list is in fact not about English vocabulary, but me.
For a family of underachievers, the Simpsons have achieved quite a bit. In the show, Homer has been a monorail conductor and a baseball mascot; he won a Grammy (for Outstanding Soul, Spoken Word or Barbershop Album) and survived eating a deadly blowfish.
prescriptive = giving directives or rules, as in “prescriptive grammar”; based on or prescribing a norm or standard; normative. Usually this is used in contrast of “descriptive”, in the context of dictionaries.
scratching tin against glass would be very strident
accretion of knowledge
something smells odious
dissipate energy and be spent, aptly as men in the process of procreation.
i was exasperated by that fire siren, dreaming the songs of Sirens.
stupid people construe lampoons as insults
he made a compendium of syntactically ambiguous English phrases