Wednesday, April 25, 2012

V is for (shudder) vom...


According to Ray Bradbury a Vomitorium is what writers call rest rooms after they’ve heard their producers great ideas.
I love, and have always loved Ray Bradbury.

According to Foyle’s Philavery (mentioned earlier this month) a vomitory, architecturally, is the entrance and exit passages in an amphitheatre.
Not a nice word and, for me, another to go along with (ssshhhh) pouch.

2 comments:

  1. Believe me, Lynne, sputum is far far worse ( and I speak as a nurse)!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I think 'phlegm' is an 'orrible word - worse than 'sputum', in a way, because it sounds like what it is.

    I discovered Ray Bradbury when I was in my teens and I still consider 'Something Wicked This Way Comes' to be one of the best books I've ever read.

    ReplyDelete