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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:38 pm

antidiluvian
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Opposed to floods.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:41 pm

craic
-noun
1. fun and entertainment, especially good conversation and company (often preceded by the): Come for the beer, lads, and stay for the craic!
2. mischievous fun; laughs: We did it just for the craic.
"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 PKMKII on Fri Aug 24, 2012 1:03 pm

abattoir
-noun
a slaughterhouse.
"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 Roy Hunter on Fri Aug 24, 2012 2:37 pm

Abbatoir
-noun
where reclusive 1970s Swedish pop stars hide.
"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 Ravi Oli on Fri Aug 24, 2012 5:52 pm

Abbatoir-Five

Original title rejected by publisher.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Aug 24, 2012 7:18 pm

Abbatoir Fem
-noun
How to say that in Swedish properly.
"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 PKMKII on Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:53 am

drammock
-noun
an uncooked mixture of meal, usually oatmeal, and cold water.
"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 Sat Aug 25, 2012 3:55 pm

drammock
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a thespian / homosexual falling out of a hammock.
"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 DavidH on Sat Aug 25, 2012 4:09 pm

rammock
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An unsavoury practice widespread in rural Wales.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Sat Aug 25, 2012 4:50 pm

:lol: ^ Me pictures DaffydH wearing something tight-fitting and rubber... [shudders]
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Sat Aug 25, 2012 4:59 pm

^ ceilliau
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Sat Aug 25, 2012 5:44 pm

^ often brought into play during rammock [see above ^^^]
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:12 pm

kine
-noun
a plural of cow.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:38 pm

bullshit
-noun
kine o' thing ^ is talking...
"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 DavidH on Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:52 am

kinetic
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bovine twitching
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