1889today's wwftd is... temulence
- Jan 27, 2014the worthless word for the day is: temulence
[fr. L. tēmulentus, intoxicated]
"But the postcard was not invented in England until 1870,
so Miss Barrett had no way of curbing her temulence to a
dram of postcard-size."
- Osbert Burdett, The Brownings (1933)