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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:15 am

contrail
-noun
a visible condensation of water droplets or ice crystals from the atmosphere, occurring in the wake of an aircraft, rocket, or missile under certain conditions.
"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 Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:22 am

contail nown : growthe neer thee base of thee spinull cullum ove prissneers wot
spind too mutch tyme in thee Ole Bailey .
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Thu Sep 06, 2012 11:40 am

hent
-verb
to seize.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Thu Sep 06, 2012 1:21 pm

hent -noun
A female chickhent.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney on Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:40 pm

rooster noun : culinary implement used to stir a pot of kangaroo stew.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Sep 07, 2012 7:40 pm

Jouissance
-noun
jollity; merriment.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Sep 08, 2012 11:18 am

lissome
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1. lithesome or lithe, especially of body; supple; flexible.
2. agile, nimble, or active.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sun Sep 09, 2012 5:23 pm

Quixotry
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Quixotism; visionary schemes.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Mon Sep 10, 2012 6:05 am

Quixotry
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A new "hot" fast food chain

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:02 pm

primrose
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1. any plant of the genus Primula, as P. vulgaris (English primrose), of Europe, having yellow flowers, or P. sinensis (Chinese primrose), of China, having flowers in a variety of colors.
2. evening primrose.
3. pale yellow.
-adjective
4. of or pertaining to the primrose.
5. Also, primrosed. abounding in primroses: a primrose garden.
6. of a pale yellow.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney on Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:23 pm

primrose
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1. any plant of the genus Primula, as P. vulgaris (English primrose), of Europe, having yellow flowers, or P. sinensis (Chinese primrose), of China, having flowers in a variety of colors.
2. evening primrose .
3. pale yellow.
4. any female named Rose that is sternly virtuous .
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4. of or pertaining to the primrose.
5. Also, primrosed. abounding in primroses: a primrose garden.
6. of a pale yellow.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Tue Sep 11, 2012 12:05 pm

Caxis
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the vertical crystallographic axis.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Tue Sep 11, 2012 12:23 pm

cachu
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shit
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Tue Sep 11, 2012 4:26 pm

cactus [strine]

broken; stuffed; had the richard; gone to meet it's maker
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Wed Sep 12, 2012 5:58 am

Caracus [kaˈɾakas] noun

Officially Santiago de León de Caracas, is the capital and largest city of Venezuela; natives or residents are known as Caraquenians.
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