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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words, lacking English entries in the English Wiktionary as of the most recent database dump, found in the 2008-04-27 issue of the New York Times (2009-03-13).
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2008 April 27, Liza Ghorbani, “Mexican for the Soul”, New York Times:add
- On this night he looked equal parts technocrat and sexy crooner: bespectacled, unshaven and slightly rumpled, yet style-conscious in Antwerpian threads head-to-toe Martin Margiela paired with a capelike plaid jacket by Bernhard Willhelm.
2008 April 27, Celia W. Dugger, “Angola Allows Chinese Ship to Dock, but Not Unload Arms for Zimbabwe”, New York Times:add
- Other injuries the latest report mentioned included multiple reports of falanga, or beatings on the soles of the feet that can make walking painful for life.
2008 April 27, Lindsay Brooke, “Two-Mode Technology: Borrowed From a Bus”, New York Times:add
- In the Prius, a single planetary gearset within the variable-ratio transmission splits the gasoline engine’s power, routing it to drive the wheels or to charge the batteries for both city and highway driving.
2008 April 27, Richard Hell, “Lighght Verse”, New York Times:add
- The back cover of Saroyan’s second Random House book, “Pages” (1969) carried this author’s note: “I write on a typewriter, almost never in hand (I can hardly handwrite, I tend to draw words), and my machine an obsolete red-top Royal Portable is the biggest influence on my work.
2008 April 27, James Parker, “Odysseus Unplugged”, New York Times:add
- The secondary characters are splendidly alive: Eurymachus, chief slob among Penelope’s suitors, derides the aged haruspex Halitherses as a “coffin-dodger” and bellows “Bring me some horse!” like the king in “Bugs Bunny” yelling for his hassenpfeffer.
- kali *
- lardo *
2008 April 27, Christine Muhlke, “Block Party”, New York Times:add
- The recipe calls for 10 duck necks and 10 gizzards, to be minced with duck, pork belly, pistachios, house-cured bacon and something called veal deckle (the fatty part of the brisket), layered around a refined center of Earl Grey-and-Armagnac-steeped figs and wrapped in house-made lardo.
2008 April 27, Kathryn Harrison, “Diagnosis: Female”, New York Times:add
- Victorian women who weren’t locked up for falling victim to lypemania (melancholy), monomania, homicidal monomania or “moral insanity” were at risk of neurasthenia, a “mirror image of rebellion” in which their “nervous depletion” was explained as the result of their “incursion into the masculine sphere of intellectual labor,” a strain that constitutions formed for tender sentiment couldn’t be expected to support.
2008 April 27, Katie Roiphe, “Reclaiming the Shrew”, New York Times:add
- “Though Ann Hathaway had been living manless for nearly 30 years,” Greer writes in a chapter on Shakespeare’s return from London around 1611, “no breath of scandal ever attached to her name, which, given the evidence of the surviving records of the Vicar’s Court, is itself remarkable.”
2008 April 27, Michael David Smith, “The Race of Truth: 40-Yard Times Can Tell the Future”, New York Times:add
- “The measurables to us are very important,” Polian said at the combine.
2008 April 27, Virginia Heffernan, “Sepia No More”, New York Times:add
- She discovered how to create the minicollections called “photostreams”; how to create images that would look good shrunk, in “thumbnail” form; and how to flirt with the site’s visitors in the comments area to keep them coming back.
- mostarda *
2008 April 27, “Terror and Dissent”, New York Times:add
- You ran a review by a neoimperialist who praises a book by an “Atlantic man” (also a “Homo atlanticus redux”) who is “dapper,” related to Lyndon Baines Johnson , and whose book will be “read with pleasure by men of a certain age, class and education from Manhattan’s Upper East Side to London’s West End.”
2008 April 27, Jeff Z. Klein And Lew Serviss, “A Fatigue Factor After a Long Rest Between Meetings”, New York Times:add
- Washington, not Philadelphia, played more physically in the series, outhitting the Flyers, 222-198.
2008 April 27, Jori Finkel, “At the Ready When Artists Think Big”, New York Times:add
- Is it possible to make a full-scale 70-foot model of the locomotive so that it is hyper-realistic and semifunctional with wheels spinning as fast as 100 miles per hour and steam belching three times a day and also make it lightweight enough to be safe?
2008 April 27, Charles Mcgrath, “Cover Story: The King of Visceral Design”, New York Times:add
- What was remarkable then and seems even more so now, when virtually every magazine cover is a thicket of text lines running behind or on top of one celebrity or another is that the Lois covers were virtually textless.
2008 April 27, Bob Knoll, “Big S.U.V.’s Drink Less”, New York Times:add
- More fundamentally, shoppers may want to reflect on whether they really need large trucklike vehicles like these instead of car-based crossovers that are inherently more efficient like G.M.’s own Buick Enclave , GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook .
2008 April 27, Valerie Cotsalas, “Refining the Rationale for Condos”, New York Times:add
- Developers, undaunted by the numbers, maintain that they are seeing persistent demand for their projects which include everything from the ultraluxurious to more affordable apartment- and town-house-style units.
2008 April 27, John Mcwhorter, “Talking the Talk”, New York Times:add
- He writes, “No more than Malcolm X ’s jail tutorial in the classic texts of white civilization did King’s mastery of white texts, fluency in universalistic idioms and ample supply of cultural capital extinguish his deep love of black culture.”
2008 April 27, Leon Wieseltier, “The Catastrophist”, New York Times:add
- that the sexual stringencies of Islamic law and morality do not differ significantly from the exceedingly unvoluptuary codes of other religions, and that many millions of Muslim men have not become mass murderers as a result of the traditional restrictions on tomcatting.
2008 April 27, Ann Hulbert, “Drawing Lessons”, New York Times:add
- As unsatisfied with wafty promises that arts learning inspires “creativity” as with pledges that it boosts scores, the Project Zero researchers videotaped several very different classrooms in two schools with intensive arts instruction.
- winny *