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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Sat Sep 07, 2013 9:55 pm

Californification [n]

Seems it never snows in southern California, but man, it pours
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Temp0ral on Sun Sep 08, 2013 9:22 pm

fernification
-noun
The process by which everything turns into ferns.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:15 pm

fermifornication
-noun
the process by which the offspring of a famous physicist came into being.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
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English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Sun Sep 08, 2013 11:00 pm

Caliifornication
-noun
the process by which a new generation of surfers came into being
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:17 am

névé
-noun
1. granular snow accumulated on high mountains and subsequently compacted into glacial ice.
2. a field of such snow.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection." - Henri Poincaré
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:22 am

naïve
-noun

both the name of a bottled water (spelled backwards) and the description of the people who buy it
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:29 am

névér mind
-verb
thé bollocks, héré's the Séx Pistols.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby daftbeaker on Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:02 pm

the Sex Pistoles
-noun
Catalonian punk band whose act was nicked by some Cockneys.
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything - Friedrich Nietzsche

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Tue Sep 10, 2013 5:01 am

Nicotine
vb.

To arrest a young person.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Tue Sep 10, 2013 5:59 am

Nicoless adj

1. To Forget to don ones underwear
The smoke wafted gently in the breeze across the poop deck and all seemed right in the world.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Tue Sep 10, 2013 8:01 am

Nicaragua
-noun
Spanish water in one's underwear.
"I don't mean to sound bitter, cynical or cruel; but I am, so that's how it comes out." ~ Bill Hicks.
"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
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"If you're making a political point wearing a balaclava, you're a c***. It was true for the IRA and it's true now." ~ daftbeaker.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Tue Sep 10, 2013 11:46 am

trouper
-noun
1. an actor, especially a member of a touring company.
2. a veteran actor.
3. a loyal, dependable worker or participant in an undertaking: He's a real trouper, even when the going is rough.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:33 pm

trouper
-noun

4. A hybrid fish, a cross between a trout and a grouper, q.v.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Tue Sep 10, 2013 5:33 pm

super trooper
-noun
not, as ABBA would have you believe, some sort of military über-boyfriend who called you last night from Glasgow. In fact, it is a follow spotlight manufactured by Rank Strand between 1962 and about 1980.

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"I don't mean to sound bitter, cynical or cruel; but I am, so that's how it comes out." ~ Bill Hicks.
"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
"One should not believe everything one reads on the internet." ~ Abraham Lincoln.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:36 am

Roy Hunter wrote:super trooper
-noun
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"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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