Posts tagged with "h.m.s. surprise" - Faerye Net 2008-10-09T16:41:06+00:00 Felicity Shoulders New word: the rereading! 2008-10-09T16:41:06+00:00 2008-10-09T16:41:17+00:00 <p>Another one from the Aubrey-Maturin files. Did I let this one slide by me the first three times I read that Bonden brought Maturin that coffee? It&#8217;s too obscure for Merriam-Webster, but as <a href="" target="links">we&#8217;ve established</a>, the <a href="" target="links">Wiktionary</a> loves Patrick O&#8217;Brian.</p> <center><a href="" target="links"><b>roborative:</b></a> &#8220;giving strength; invigorating.&#8221;</center> <p>I love you, Maturin, but I&#8217;m saving this word for next time I want to win a pompous-off.</p>