Thursday, September 07, 2006

School is in session!

From the Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, copyright 1961 (my dad got it for christmas one year as a child):

psychosis (n): Mental disease; any serious mental derangement; - a purely psychiatric term without the legal implications of the word insanity

sycosis (n): A chronic inflammatory disease involving the hair follicles, marked by papules, pustules, and crusts

Have a nice day.


Blogger Steve said...

Speaking of crusts, whatever happened to the word of the day?

11:49 AM  
Anonymous Heather S. said...

That's true. I should have made that one bold. Today, the word is nest

6:09 PM  

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