Sunday, September 16, 2012

Word of the Week: Pelagic

pe·lag·ic  \pə-ˈla-jik\
: of, relating to, or living or occurring in the open sea : oceanic

The ridiculous argument that Mr. Darling's pelagic yacht was more likely to win tomorrows race over Mr. Wheatleigh's and Mr. Huntington's, because the sea's rough waters make a much more enduring boat than any lake, took over that day's croquet tournament conversation.

(photo collected from Preppy: Cultivating Ivy Style)

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