1. deep and painful regret for grammatical wrongdoing; linguistic compunction. 2. intense and burning remorse felt for verbal travesties Example: The grammorse she felt when the astronomy professor read her dissertation on "Intelligent Life From a Whole Nother Planet" was very serious indeed.
Not to be confused with: laun·dry·morse [lawn-dree-mawrs] –noun
1. horrific shame felt over one's mountain of laundry Example: Faith could only gulp down her laundrymorse as she ushered the surprise visitors in to the house, in full view of the glorious mountain of raggedy unmentionables that just happened to be splayed out for the benefit of all and sundry.
Did you know that Agatha Christie wrote and published 80 books, 50 plays and 120 short stories in her writing career?
Realizing this makes me weep, and wonder how much time I've got left to try for even an eyelash of that magnificence.
However, I do wonder... Do you think she would have managed all those books and plays if she'd been alive today?
Not just because of how the economy has affected publishing, or because of e-readers, or supernatural and vampire fiction.
Would she have had time to write all those books while keeping up with her blogs, facebook, twitter, goodreads, jacketflap, email and TV shows?