Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh

Sharing Phrasing

Tonight's Survivor, a recap of the season so far, used a clip of Sugar admitting the arguments in her tribe were wearing on her. She used the phrase "cancer of the ears." I like that.

For completely unrelated reasons, I also like this bit in a book I'm reading for the first time, Arthur C. Clarke's The City and the Stars, about revamped humans a billion years from now:
In the appropriate circumstances, there was no doubt about the masculinity of any male in Diaspar. It was merely that his equipment was now more neatly packaged when not required; internal stowage had vastly improved upon Nature's original inelegant and indeed downright hazardous arrangements.
Tags: books, language, survivor

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