Word of the Week: Pedantic

As in:

“It was proven that the food which the characters in the novels eat and the times at which and ways how they eat it shows what kind of people they are, from the fussy and pedantic Poirot with his elaborate menus and sandwiches cut in right angles, and the hedonists Adriadne Oliver and Tuppence with their love of fruits and rich meals…” (Baucekova, 2015, p. 182).               

Baucekova, S. (2015). Dining room detectives: Analysing food in the novels of Agatha Christie. Retrieved from https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.library.emmanuel.edu:8443/lib/emmanuel/detail.action?docID=4534678

For definitions of pedantic, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.




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