Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Lurid!

From: Sean Shapiro (
Date: 10 Jun 2008

You think lurid is bad, try nail down the definition of 'livid'.

Sean Shapiro

----- Original Message ---- From: Joy Matkowski <> To: Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2008 3:55:10 PM Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Lurid!

Seeing that sentence, this copyeditor would try to figure out what word the author had misspelled. Joy

Mark R. Harris gave a lurid definition:
> ghastly pale; "moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence"



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