Re: RARA-AVIS: Hatched-faced...

From: jacquesdebierue (
Date: 05 Feb 2009

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    --- In, "Jeff Vorzimmer" <jvorzimmer@...> wrote:
    > Actually it's used quite often in hardboiled crime stories,
    including novels such as The Big Sleep and a lot of pulp stories.
    Yes, I meant that it wasn't exclusively used in crime stories, but that the adjective has a life of its own. It's a good adjective. Let's face it, some people _are_ hatchet-faced.



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