Wednesday, March 28, 2012

WORD OF THE DAY! 3/28/12

coign of vantage [koin-uhv-van-tij]
noun
1. A convenient or good position for observation, judgement, criticism or perspective.

EX. The coign of vantage taken by the photographers is often used to create visual falsehoods and illusions. In the case of the above manga panels, it difficult to tell whether the artist meant for the reader mistake the girl's knees for a large bosom or whether it is an honest happenstance of the gutter perspective of the manga fan.

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