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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:19 am

Gull (guhl) verb

1. To deceive, trick or cheat.
2. A person who is easily deceived or cheated.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Aug 31, 2012 2:41 pm

anemophilous
-adjective
fertilized by wind-borne pollen or spores.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Fri Aug 31, 2012 2:59 pm

anemiaphilous - adj. referring to a vampire

Lover of thin blood.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:28 pm

enemaphobious
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Sat Sep 01, 2012 2:43 pm

Gull (guhl) noun

1. Winged rodents infesting public parks, even in inland areas.
2. The kine Jonathan Livingstone is assigned to.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Sat Sep 01, 2012 3:27 pm

gullible
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Capable of being transformed into a winged rodent.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Sep 01, 2012 4:31 pm

mesophilic
-adjective
(of bacteria) growing best at moderate temperatures, between 25°C and 40°C.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Sep 01, 2012 4:32 pm

gullible
-adjective (arch.)
a word which is no longer in the dictionary.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby daftbeaker on Sat Sep 01, 2012 4:35 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:gullible
-adjective (arch.)
a word which is no longer in the dictionary.

It may not be in the dictionary but it is written on the ceiling.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sun Sep 02, 2012 1:33 pm

phloem
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the part of a vascular bundle consisting of sieve tubes, companion cells, parenchyma, and fibers and forming the food-conducting tissue of a plant.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:05 am

daftbeaker wrote:
Roy Hunter wrote:gullible
-adjective (arch.)
a word which is no longer in the dictionary.

It may not be in the dictionary but it is written on the ceiling.


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I dropped the dictionary on my toe and then...
I hurt my neck looking upward!
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:07 am

bindle stiff
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a hobo.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:06 pm

gullible
-adjective
easily deceived or cheated.
"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 Mad Willyum Bonney on Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:27 pm

I thot i was able to delete mistakes like this at one time ?
I erred yet again .
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney on Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:30 pm

gully bull - nowne : he juss loike ta hang owt in valleys an low
lyin' deprushuns an fings loike thot.


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