|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org » Forums » General Topics » Information and announcements » Bulwer-Lytton Prize winners Register User Forum List Calendar Active Topics Search FAQ
#97030 - 03/02/03 07:40 AM Re: Araphorostic aside
It's been 20 years or more, but I have read Bulwer-Lytton's "Vril, the Power of the Coming Race" It's an early science fiction novel, and yes it was a bit heavy going in places, but certainly wasn't the worst book I've ever read. Vril was his name for a mysterious energy source used by an advanced civilisation in the book. The book was very popular, and the word vril was taken over by occultists for various occult energies, and finally adopted for a new energy-giving beef drink, that many of us know and love under the name Bovril.
#97031 - 03/02/03 06:59 PM Re: Is this link a YART? Can a link be a YART?
It would be a YARL.
#97032 - 03/02/03 08:55 PM Re: Araphorostic aside
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
YARL: Yet Another Rehashed...Link?
Forum Stats 8934 Members
Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members AkivaLane, ads, BHARGAVI, Nivrad00, iIIUSlON
8934 Registered Users
Who's Online 1 registered (AkivaLane), 106 Guests and 4 Spiders online. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
LukeJavan8 83 wofahulicodoc 79 endymion6 69 May 60 AkivaLane 2 Fuzzybanana 1 tsuwm 1
wwh 13858 Faldage 13803 Jackie 11613 tsuwm 10538 LukeJavan8 8296 Buffalo Shrdlu 7210 wofahulicodoc 6656 AnnaStrophic 6511 Wordwind 6296 of troy 5400
Board Rules · Mark all read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top
Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.
Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat
© 1994-2016 Wordsmith