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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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(adjective) gray or white with or as if with age / (adjective) extremely old; ancient

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hoary



hoary jokes about the pure pedant's forgetfulness

forgot the meaning

—p.37 The Cleric of Treason (13) by George Steiner
uncertain
3 years ago


a retort to the hoary old reactionary homily that utopia is alien to human nature

—p.93 Atwood's Anti-Capitalism (93) by Mark Fisher
notable
1 year, 5 months ago


The maverick was most appealing, paradoxically, when he issued a hoary ode to noble traditions, to the faith of his fathers, to the Senate, to the way it used to be — as if it ever was what it used be.

—p.213 On John McCain (198) missing author
notable
2 months, 2 weeks ago


subscribing to some hoary ideal of seriousness of subtlety at the expense of the obvious

—p.205 by Tony Tulathimutte
notable
2 years, 9 months ago


one theft in a hoary history

—p.58 by Mark Costello
notable
2 years, 11 months ago


That hoary insult seems on its way to becoming a honorific.

referring to "anti-Communist"

—p.67 Some People Can Even Sleep Through an Earthquake (66) by Peter Schneider
notable
3 years ago


whether earthquake or electricity failure or the hoary Millennium Bug

—p.79 Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile: (63) by Slavoj Žižek
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2 years, 10 months ago