Wednesday, June 17, 2009

you lost me at... wotw

Pedant: (n) A person who makes a show of knowledge. A learned bore. Overly concerned with minute details or formalisms, especially in teaching - Pedantic (adj).
Used in a sentence: Claudia Kincaid’s ongoing, pedantic description on Michelangelo’s works had Jamie falling asleep and bored.

(Characters in sentence inspired from the timeless children’s book: From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; by E.L. Konigsburg).

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