You do a bit of writin' for a living, you fall into some patterns, habits, etc. Like, you see certain words, you grow acquainted with them, but you never really think about using them. Because, friends. they are intimidating, or you just don't quite know how to work the gears and levers. So, when you see one of these words deployed confidently, and within a composition that is lively and balanced and smacks home its point boldly, you pay attention. Obviously, such a thing happened today among the commenters, in response to our turbonique rocket drag axle post, and it yielded COTD.
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