Celestial Weasel (celestialweasel) wrote,
Celestial Weasel
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A fine author, a fine word

I have spotted Fritz Leiber using the word 'irk' in two short stories in the collection I am reading. The young heptapus narrator of 'Our Saucer Vacation' (a pastiche Heinlein juvenile from the point of view of an alien observing Earth) is irked at one point.
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