I’ sooo sorry, can you excuse me for my blunder? As you remember, yesterday’s word by A.W.A.D. was ‘palatine’ and I started setting up my post in the right way, then … oh, my gosh, I got lost! Yeah, I began to think about the word as if it was today’s one, that’s completely different! Hells bells, that’s what happens when you are always in a hurry: haste makes waste!
Well, let’s make amend now. Today’s word is quite odd, (this time really) halfway between Earth and Sea, a tiny letter to make the difference. What’s really bizarre about this term is that its two acceptations have something in common (apart from the word itself), a black, dirty, polluting thing. Guess what?
1. A coal miner.
2. A coal liner.
Lisa Hendrix; Immortal Champion; Berkley; 2011.
Gregory Richards; Area Getting Two Facilities for Incoming Coal; The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk); Feb 1, 2007.