In all, this is a moniker that could be etched in an exhibit somewhere in the Israel Museum about ancient prophets and kings.
etched into it is the scantest of inscriptions: “Trayvon Martin, February 26, 2012.”
Make no mistake: The Casual Vacancy is a comedy, but a comedy of the blackest sort, etched with acid and drawn with pitch.
1630s, "to engrave by eating away the surface of with acids," from Dutch etsen, from German ätzen "to etch," from Old High German azzon "cause to bite, feed," from Proto-Germanic *atjanan, causative of *etanan "eat" (see eat). Related: Etched; etching.