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Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.Victor Hugo
See also Cham.
- IPA: /kæm/
- An autocrat or dominant critic, especially Samuel Johnson.
- 2007: The Tonsons [...] would publish Johnson's Shakespeare only by subscription, obliging the Great Cham to sell copies well ahead of publication — Michael Dobson, ‘For his Nose was as sharpe as a Pen’, London Review of Books 29:9, p. 3
- 1997: "Sitting at a table, drinking Ale, observing the Mist thro’ the Window-Panes, Mason forty-five, the Cham sixty-four." — Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon
- IPA: [xaːmˠ] or [xamˠ]
- Mutated form of cam.
- I am.
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