BANE \bane\ n.
1. Fatal injury or ruin: “Hath some fond lover tic'd thee to thy
bane?” (George Herbert).
2. a. A cause of harm, ruin, or death: “Obedience,/Bane of all
genius, virtue, freedom, truth,
/Makes slaves of men”
(Percy Bysshe Shelley).
b. A source of persistent annoyance or
exasperation: “The spellings of foreign names
are often the bane of
busy copy editors” (Norm Goldstein).
3. A deadly poison.
is Shane the bane of my existence?
Well, she isn’t literally—she doesn’t cause me misery or death. I’m
obviously a fan. But when you think about it, there’s nothing more
exasperating (see entry 2b) than being a fan. For a more... poetic... answer,
read "Shane is the Bane of My Existence."
Am I Katherine
you really think Kate would make a site about herself like this?
Who am I then?
Just a fan.
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