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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Aug 18, 2012 12:44 pm

phimosis
-noun
1. constriction of the orifice of the prepuce so as to prevent the foreskin from being drawn back to uncover the glans penis.
2. a similar condition involving the clitoris.
3. narrowness of the vagina.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Sat Aug 18, 2012 1:25 pm

Phimosis
prop. n.

4. A Pharoah of the XIV dynasty, son of Osmosis III. Founded the temple of the sacred weevil at Sphincta .
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Sat Aug 18, 2012 7:59 pm

^ :lol: Dave didn't the Tom Baker incarnation of The Doctor do battle with his mummy?
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sun Aug 19, 2012 5:52 pm

cystography
-noun
radiography of the urinary bladder using a contrast medium.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff on Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:24 am

cystography
-noun
photography of the acne on my back, neck, face, and shoulders
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Mon Aug 20, 2012 11:03 am

cryptography
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photography of church cellars.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Mon Aug 20, 2012 11:29 am

velutinous
-adjective
having a soft, velvety surface, as certain plants.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:06 pm

cryptography
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1. photography of church cellars.
2. writing done in secret, as in church cellars. see also: undercroft
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:54 pm

velotinous
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having a sloped wooden surface, as a velodrome.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:16 am

bokeh
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a Japanese term for the subjective aesthetic quality of out-of-focus areas of a photographic image.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:21 am

bokeh
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Christmas tree lights:
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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.
"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 Almighty Doer of Stuff on Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:24 pm

bokeh
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Mediocre vegan meat alternatives.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Tue Aug 21, 2012 2:38 pm

bokeh

A noise often made while vomiting.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:53 am

antediluvian
-adjective
1. of or belonging to the period before the Flood. Gen. 7, 8.
2. very old, old-fashioned, or out of date; antiquated; primitive: antediluvian ideas.
-noun
3. a person who lived before the Flood.
4. a very old or old-fashioned person or thing.
"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 Roy Hunter on Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:02 am

anteduvetlian
-adjective
the scratchiness of rough blankets from a time before duvets (cf National Service).
-noun
anything worn between your skin and your bedclothes: pyjamas; underwear; PVC bondage gear.
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