Wednesday, 22 August 2007

Fewtril #207

Fawney-scholars and frivolous mediocrities, in trivial and low-regarded fields of study, take seriously the work of promoting geniuses from amongst themselves.

2 comments:

dearieme said...

If no one else will, I shall. What are fawney-scholars?

Deogolwulf said...

"Fawney" is (probably) the basis of the word "phoney". I beg your pardon, however. I have a liking for old words, the indulgence of which I try to keep to a modicum.