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Amoeba’s Lorica: Service Lecture (Woe v Raid)

Latest installment in a multi-part work of fiction, set in an indefinite future time. Standard disclaimers. Slowly, ever so slowly, Cynthia Stalwart Steadymind emerged from meditation. Slowly, lest a too-abrupt return to full consciousness undo the hoped-for gains from twenty … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Diabolical Lexicographer (Genome)

GENOME, n. A petulant and pedantic gnome from Nome with a chilly personality, insisting on proper spelling. One fine day in Bethesda, scientists were preparing to release the findings from their latest genome project, on the Mississippi Eighteen-Wheeled Crawdaddy (Megaplaustrum … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Diabolical Lexicographer (Balderdash)

BALDERDASH, n. Skinhead track and field. Headline event of the race to oblivion. According to extensive research by Professor C. B. Clash of the Point Roberts Smugglerʻs Academy, the term originated late in the first millennium of the Common Era … Continue reading

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