October 22, 2006

Sarah: Word of the Day

A friend looked at me like I was insane when I described an undomesticated cat. Thus, I defend my vocabulary to her and the internet at large.


not domesticated or cultivated, wild
having escaped from domestication and become wild

As in: After spending time on the island in Cast Away, Tom Hanks became feral until reintroduced to civilization.

Posted by lisa at October 22, 2006 08:56 PM

For further study, see Tom Hanks' Celebrity Death Match.

Posted by: lisa on October 23, 2006 10:06 AM

totally correct usage. who was the friend?

Posted by: Young Jeffrey on October 23, 2006 11:08 PM
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