Friday, November 5, 2010

Word of the Day Comes from "Dr. Spock: An American Life"; Good Old Ben Would Be Pleased and So Would His Mother

In our never-ending quest to improve the mother tongue, we refer to this recent linguistic excerpt taken from Dr. Spock: An American Life.

Word of the Day, Wednesday, October 27, 2010
\ in-KOH-it \ , adjective;
1. In an initial or early stage; just begun.
2.Imperfectly formed or formulated.

Mildred Spock believed that, at about the age of three, her children's inchoate wills were to be shaped like vines sprouting up a beanpole.
-- Thomas Maier, Dr. Spock: An American Life

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