Thursday, May 24, 2007

**LOUCHE TABBY**

louche (lōōsh) adj. Of questionable taste or morality; decadent: "The rebuilt [Moscow hotel] is home to the flashy, louche Western disco Manhattan Express" (Liesl Schillinger).
tab·by1 /ˈtæbi/ [tab-ee] plural -bies, adjective, verb, -bied, -by·ing.
–noun
1. a cat with a striped or brindled coat.
2.a domestic cat, esp. a female one.
3.a spinster.
4.a spiteful female gossip or tattler.(!)
5.plain weave.

6.a watered silk fabric, or any other watered material, as moreen. –adjective
7.striped or brindled.
8.made of or resembling tabby. –verb (used with object)
9.to give a wavy or watered appearance to, as silk.

dis·cuss (dĭ-skŭs') tr.v. dis·cussed, dis·cuss·ing, dis·cuss·es
1.To speak with another or others about; talk over.
2.To examine or consider (a subject) in speech or writing.

4 comments:

Rosie(who else?) said...

ahem
attention-getting interj., 1763, lengthened from hem, imitative of clearing the throat.

caspersmom said...

What an informational post today.

ahem == Mouse, you sure are a pretty kitty. So decadent in your coloring. So glad to see a picture of you again Mouse.

Rosie, is she a small cat, she looks like it to me, especially in this picture.

Emma's Kat said...

Ahem...I love today's post!! Hi Mouse, you louche tabby! Look at you enjoying some deep tissue scritches from your step-mom. ;)

Rosie(who else?) said...

....she's not small......my hands are big.....duzza.....