Saturday, January 9, 2010


Brook: Brook has meant to use or enjoy, but in contemporary usage, the meaning is closest to the more somber: tolerate. Brook shares it circuitous etymology with broker, fruit, and frugal.
I protested, right along with Keasley, but the young woman batted our hands away, the suddenly sharp look in her green eyes brooking no interference.
A Book for Today: Every Which Way But Dead by Kim Harrison

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