Monday, January 19, 2009


adj. Referring to the class of all words deemed unrhymeable, such as orange and purple and, perhaps, bulb, and others still waiting to be uncovered.

“Haxtrial maneuvers are cut short in such languages as Chinese or Vietnamese since it is almost impossible to imagine a deadening of such musical connection.” Words without Sound, Haxtrial Maneuvers in the Mid-17th Century Inverted Ballads of Summerset and Their Influence on the Rise of Particulate Meaning and the Decay of Language Occasioned by the Poetry of the So-Called Enlightenment. Roger Dodger and Tour More de More. 1951.

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