The only surviving recording of the frightfully well-spoken Virginia Woolf features her discussion of the life of words and her reproach for dictionaries:
<http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7684225.stm>. A tricolon of asyndetic privative adjectives makes a guest appearance too.
Wednesday, 22 July 2009
"Words do not live in dictionaries. They live in the mind."
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