in the anus of diogenes

NEO-HERACLITUS_____________Qweir Notions in the anus of Diogenes: weBlog of a septuagenarian Binge-thinker since February 2008.
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Wednesday, 13 May 2020

'Several'


is on its last legs (so to speak).
This sturdy, useful word
has been banished from the language,
and replaced with ugly multiple
and such awkward locutions as
there are a number of...
Even there isa lot of would be better.

RIP Several. Gone to join Wholesome, Swell, Spiv, Stuck-up,
Alternative (USA only), Aerodrome, Hansel, Glype and Darkie

in the burgeoning dictionary of superannuated words.

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