Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Staunch vs. Stanch

Little Edie knows best.

As she spells out in this terrific clip from Grey Gardens, Little Edie is a staunch woman–firm and steadfast.

Stanch is a verb: to stop or check the flow of, as in stanch the bleeding.

This post is dedicated to my dear, staunch friend Andy.

"Staunch" T-shirt available at CafePress.

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