Heliogabaline

October 24, 2008 at 1:00 pm (Uncategorized)

Heliogabalus (person) -a Roman Emperer, also known as Elababalus, said to have smothered his dinner guests with rose petals. Synonymous with excess, decadence.

What the hell am I talking about?  Wikipedia entry.

Ibid.

Wallace, David Foster. “Authority and American Usage.” Consider the Lobster. New York: Back Bay Books, 2007. p 75.

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