noun \ ˈdreg \ 1 sediment contained in a liquid or precipitated (see precipitate entry 1 sense 3a) from it : lees —usually used in plural 2 the most undesirable part —usually used in plural 3 the last remaining part : vestige —usually used in plural
Dennis drank the dregs from his mug. The sound from his throat was “Glug.” He reached out for the crockery jug. And gave it a sad, slobbery hug.
noun cau·cus | \ ˈkȯ-kəs \ a closed meeting of a group of persons belonging to the same political party or faction usually to select candidates or to decide on policy also : a group of people united to promote an agreed-upon cause verb caucused; caucusing; caucuses intransitive verb to meet in or hold a caucus
Our dealings become quite raucous As we work within the caucus. So let us make it very clear That those outside don’t need to hear.
adjective mech·a·no·mor·phic having the form or qualities of a machine : described in mechanical terms
Is a robot an anthropomorphic machine, or a mechanomorphic version of a human?
With Alexa, Siri and similar responsive “smart” technology becoming commonplace, I think back to Knight Rider and his car KITT as I watch a current television ad in which a human talks with his microwave about buying a car.