Saturday, September 8, 2012


Meaning: niceties, proprieties

Usefulness: 2 (extra points for sounding lovely)

Logofascination: 2

In the wild: Mrs Byrne's Dictionary, via Randling

Degrees: 2

Connections: perjinkities - niceties

Which is used in: G&P, Book the Third, XVI: How Pantagruel adviseth Panurge to consult with the Sibyl of Panzoust. Pantagruel advises as per the chapter title, but Epistemon worries that the Sibyl is a witch.  Panurge responds:
"Let us for the present suspend our judgment, and defer till after your return from thence the sifting and garbling of those niceties."

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