Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Tuesday May 1, 2012
Posted on 05/01/2012 6:27:18 AM PDT by SoothingDave
Word For The Day, Tuesday, May 1, 2012
In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".
1. the amount by which the contents fall short of filling a container, as a cask or bottle.
2. the quantity of wine, liquor, or the like, remaining in a container that has lost part of its contents by evaporation, leakage, or use.
3. Rocketry the volume of a loaded tank of liquid propellant in excess of the volume of the propellant; the space provided for thermal expansion of the propellant and the accumulation of gases evolved from it.
[140050; late Middle English < Anglo-French ulliage; Old French ouillage, ( h ) eullage wine needed to fill a cask, equivalent to ( a ) ouill ( er ) to fill (a cask) (derivative of ouil eye, hole < Latin oculus ) + -age -age ]
“help me. I’m broke upon my insides.
help me. I ain’t got no soul to sell.”
“Help me the only thing that works for me,
help me get away from myself”-and the chorus is mostly unprintable...
I like NIN though-the song seemed so appropriate for the angst-y self centered stuff we saw going on there...
Not me, but I do follow him on Twitter.
By the by, we had a marathon session of Downton Abbey season 2 today since it was due at the library and it was fantastic! Lots of twists and turns, great dialogue and acting, you’re sure to love it.
I wouldn’t call them ullage. These people are the dregs:
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