today's wwftd is... metromania
- the worthless word for the day is: metromania
[fr. Gk metron: measure, meter + -mania]
excessively fond of writing verses
"It is not very often that I am seized with the
Metromania but the Fit came on this morning."
- W. B. Stevens, Jrnl. 9 Oct. 1795
"Of all the manias of this mad age, the most incur-
able.. seems to be no other than the metromanie."
- Blackwood's Edinburgh Mag. (1818)