I think I am right that in Shakespeare's day to describe someone as "nice" was counted as something of an insult. Therefore I think I'd better not commit myself, or I could find myself excommunicated by one or more of those wonderful, perfect, tremendous, fantastic, stupendous, (enough creeping yet?) doyens of our forum!homocidalbennyboy said:Who is the nicest moderator ......... this could be funny!
Merriam Webster Dictionary said:Main Entry: doy·en
Pronunciation: 'doi-&n, -"(y)en; 'dwä-"yan(n)
Etymology: French, from Late Latin decanus dean -- more at DEAN
1 a) : the senior member of a body or group b) : a person considered to be knowledgeable or uniquely skilled as a result of long experience in some field of endeavor
2 : the oldest example of a category