Alas … after going over a year without catching an example of the egregious misuse of the word, Will Self in an opeddish thing in BBC Magazine (of all places):
For what I think we require, as a society, is some sort of collective vomitorium. Not, you appreciate, that I expect you – like those mythical Roman patricians – to void the contents of your stomachs then limp groaning back to the dinner table.
… oh, and by the way, the Roman patricians weren’t mythical either.
- via: A Point of View: The British vomitorium (BBC Magazine)