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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Thu Jul 04, 2013 5:43 pm

Niblick [n]

a lesser known dwarf who failed to make the starting lineup in The Hobbit.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Thu Jul 04, 2013 10:47 pm

niblick
-noun
cunnilingus, or in some unfortunate cases, fellatio.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy

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 Roy Hunter on Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:24 pm

tennis
-noun
a form of ultra-judgemental and ethnically divisive showmanship, often mistaken for a sport.
"I don't mean to sound bitter, cynical or cruel; but I am, so that's how it comes out." ~ Bill Hicks.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Jul 05, 2013 7:20 pm

fiduciary
-noun
1. Law. a person to whom property or power is entrusted for the benefit of another.
-adjective
2. Law. of or pertaining to the relation between a fiduciary and his or her principal: a fiduciary capacity; a fiduciary duty.
3. of, based on, or in the nature of trust and confidence, as in public affairs: a fiduciary obligation of government employees.
4. depending on public confidence for value or currency, as fiat money.
"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 pieces o'nine on Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:16 pm

voodooduciary
-noun
1. Supply side economics.
2. Those who benefit from this system.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sat Jul 06, 2013 1:40 am

fidoucheiary
-noun
a person who has control over my money, and who won't give it to me.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy

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 PKMKII on Sat Jul 06, 2013 2:30 pm

integrant
-adjective
1. making up or being a part of a whole; constituent.
-noun
2. an integrant part.
3. a solid, rigid sheet of building material composed of several layers of the same or of different materials.
"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 ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sun Jul 07, 2013 1:04 am

intoGrant
-noun
where Grant's boyfriend puts ... uhmm, sorry, nevermind
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy

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 Roy Hunter on Sun Jul 07, 2013 6:01 am

intogrunt
-noun
the noise Grant makes when his boyfriend... sorry, I'll shut up now.
"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 Sun Jul 07, 2013 1:17 pm

petrology
-noun
the scientific study of rocks, including petrography and petrogenesis.
"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 pieces o'nine on Sun Jul 07, 2013 2:21 pm

petrodollars
-noun
Funding Congress sets aside for the scientific study of rocks, including petrography and petrogenesis.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Temp0ral on Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:33 pm

Petrology
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2. Divining the future by inhaling petrol fumes
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:51 pm

Pedrology
-noun
the scientific study of Hispanics and Latinos.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy

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 PKMKII on Tue Jul 09, 2013 11:16 am

layette
-noun
an outfit of clothing, bedding, etc., for a newborn baby.
"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 Ravi Oli on Tue Jul 09, 2013 4:34 pm

flayette [n]

an outfit of clothing, whips etc for the budding dominatrix.
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