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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sat Dec 07, 2013 4:13 am

theophone
-noun
the religious version of the batphone.

physitch
-noun
a sensation resulting from too many consecutive days at the gym without fresh socks.

acrazia
-noun
religious or political fervor.
"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 Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:17 pm

calorifacient
-adjective
(of foods) producing heat.
"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 Mon Dec 09, 2013 3:53 pm

supercalorifacient [adj]

1. (of foods) producing a lot of heat. Often characterized when eaten by the 'ring of fire' the following day.
2. a tendency to invent long, nonsensical words for rhyme or effect in a song lyric.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:07 pm

The next one is so obvious and so nauseating that I shan't post it. Instead -

Poppins
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Mon Dec 09, 2013 6:09 pm

caulifloweracient
-adjective
(Of foods) to go well with cheese sauce.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:35 am

colorifacient
-adjective
(of foods) having a pleasant or attractive appearance.

Which is, as Mrs. T will be happy to tell you, at least as important as having a pleasant or attractive taste...
"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 Nef Yoo BlackBeard on Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:13 am

tolerable tha boy cow bigarr din ye rrrrr
cabin boy fir hyer. jyint hat no hextra charj.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:52 pm

holerable [adj]

[pert. to NefYoo] able to put down a big hole until he learns to be seen and not heard.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Wed Dec 11, 2013 1:16 am

brattice
-noun
1. a partition or lining, as of planks or cloth, forming an air passage in a mine.
2. (in medieval architecture) any temporary wooden fortification, especially at the top of a wall.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:18 am

brattice
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the structure of an open lacework brassiere.
"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 DavidH on Wed Dec 11, 2013 6:42 am

brattice
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Frozen water for packing Neff Yoo in to keep him quiet.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Thu Dec 12, 2013 1:15 pm

lipogram
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a written work composed of words chosen so as to avoid the use of one or more specific alphabetic characters.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Thu Dec 12, 2013 2:55 pm

liposuction
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a written work which really sucks.
"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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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:41 pm

lipogram
-noun
a note written with lipstick.
"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 DavidH on Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:11 am

lipogram
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A message written in fat.
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