Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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on June 6, Teodelina Villar committed the solecism of dying in the southern suburbs

ooh

—p.129 The Zahir (128) by Jorge Luis Borges
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8 months, 2 weeks ago


contemporary boners and clunkers and oxymorons and solecistic howlers and bursts of voguish linguistic methane

—p.71 Authority and American Usage (66) by David Foster Wallace
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6 years, 9 months ago


Solecisms are always meaningful in Wallace

forgot what it meant

—p.224 E Pluribus Unum (198) by Jeffrey Severs
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6 years, 11 months ago


committed every possible aeronautical solecism

—p.40 by Walter Morison
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7 years ago


Some bad movies, for example, reveal through sheer lack of self-awareness the incoherencies and solecisms of the culture that produces them

—p.82 How To Be Cultured (I): Bad Movies (75) by Phil Christman
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1 year ago


characterized by crummy, turgid, verbose, abstruse, abstract, solecism-ridden prose

—p.47 The interview (23) by David Foster Wallace
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6 years, 7 months ago


not exaggerated or solipsistic or puerile or sentimental or solecistic

—p.103 Beyond a Boundary: Netherland as Post-Colonial Novel (100) by James Wood
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6 years, 8 months ago