Monday, November 01, 2010

Word of the Day

Sebum: Merriam Webster has : fatty lubricant matter secreted by sebaceous glands of the skin; Latin: tallow, grease. Circa 1860

Our usage example today comes to us via Al Jazeera:
Today, meeting Mephistopheles is much simpler: You can simply turn over barrels of cash in unmarked bills to American Crossroads or Crossroads GPS, the two appropriately named groups formed by one of the most wretched, sebum-stained forces of evil at the current American political crossroads: Karl Rove.