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Re: All Things Words

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney on Fri Aug 01, 2008 10:54 pm

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Re: All Things Words

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes on Fri Aug 01, 2008 11:11 pm

Whatsit.

As in; "You know, it's a whoosy whatsit."
A flap of the wings yesterday means big changes tomorrow.
Let's work together to keep the present inevitable.

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Re: All Things Words

Postby aaRghNAbled on Sat Aug 02, 2008 9:53 am

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Re: All Things Words

Postby pieces o'nine on Sat Aug 02, 2008 4:49 pm

Verisimilitude
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Re: All Things Words

Postby Nephelokokkygia89 on Sat Aug 02, 2008 8:29 pm

My screen name: Νεφελοκοκκυγία

Means 'Cloudcuckooland' in Greek, as found in Aristophanes' The Birds (Ὄρνῑθες).

I like the way it captures perfectly the meaning of the word, sounds all floaty-like and such.
Καί ἐπήρωτα αὐτόν τί σοί ὀνόμα καί ἀπεκρίθη λέγων λεγεών ὀνόμα μοί ὁτί πόλλοι ἐσμέν·

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Re: All Things Words

Postby farfalla on Sat Aug 02, 2008 11:18 pm

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Re: All Things Words

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney on Sun Aug 03, 2008 2:58 am

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Re: All Things Words

Postby Auntie Blackbeard on Sun Aug 03, 2008 3:10 am

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Re: All Things Words

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney on Sun Aug 03, 2008 3:12 am

ARGH !
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Re: All Things Words

Postby aaRghNAbled on Sun Aug 03, 2008 7:46 am

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Re: All Things Words

Postby Auntie Blackbeard on Sun Aug 03, 2008 10:31 am

Avast !
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Re: All Things Words

Postby HeathenPastafarian on Sun Aug 03, 2008 1:31 pm

I know they are fake words, but I like the Harry Potter words

Muggle

Quidditch
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Re: All Things Words

Postby aaRghNAbled on Sun Aug 03, 2008 2:13 pm

HeathenPastafarian wrote:I know they are fake words, but I like the Harry Potter words

Muggle

Quidditch


I think they're real words. Neologisms that probably will, in some weird way, eventually make it into standard dictionaries. It's happened with new words from less popular books. e.g. grok
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Re: All Things Words

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney on Sun Aug 03, 2008 3:07 pm

pulsar

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alpha

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Re: All Things Words

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Sun Aug 03, 2008 4:26 pm

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