Saturday, October 3, 2009


Sodden: Sodden can mean drunk, soggy, or limp, as in the sodden tramp, the sodden swamp, or the sodden cake. Interestingly, sodden shares its etymology with seethe. How can seethe (boiling mad) shares its roots with sodden (soggy drunk)? Easy. After something has boiled for a long time it becomes limp and soggy!
Peeling her sodden hair back with both hands, she started up the step in the shallow end.
A Book for Today: Texas! Lucky by Sandra Brown

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