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Virginia Llorca

Phallicism sounds like a real word, but to me it doesn't denote sex appeal. It seems to reference totemic stuff. Like a guy stopping to buy a Corvette on the way home from getting his Viagra prescription refilled.

I made up a word and have used it once in each of two books. "Artifactual". It says exactly what I needed it to say at the moment, referencing an anachronistic object.

Isn't this writing stuff fun? Putting peoples lives into our hands.

Tim Sunderland

Are you referencing the "phallicism" of a Corvette? We're close enough on the use of the word. I'm going to use it in my story and see if my critique group calls me on it.

Can't find it in a dictionary, and SpellCheck doesn't like it, either.

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