flotsam flotsam  /f ˈlɑt səm/


  • (n) the floating wreckage of a ship


  1. It has become trendy to tack poems, photos, icons, logos and other digital flotsam and jetsam onto e-mail messages.
  2. But some interesting manga flotsam has also washed ashore, strangely, by way of France, Spain and England.
  3. Sometimes his pictures include unnerving bits of modern flotsam.


  • Moo & Oink's leftovers revealed in an uncovered ghost sign

    James Pierce is always noticing stuff as he passes through the city. Faded signs. Disused gas stations on the verge of demolition. The flotsam and jetsam of urbanism.   The former Moo & Oink store at 72nd and Stony Island Avenue caught his eye yesterday. When the four store local chain (originally named Calumet Meat Co) went out of business in 2011, much of the store's markings — including its ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

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