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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:30 am

apitprop
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what Black Bart's pegleg used to be.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:15 am

^ :haha:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Oct 05, 2012 7:37 pm

Volutation
-noun
a rolling of a body; a wallowing.
"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 PKMKII on Sat Oct 06, 2012 2:20 pm

creatural
-adjective
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a creature.
"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 PKMKII on Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:45 pm

positif
-noun
(on older organs) a manual controlling soft stops.
"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 Oct 07, 2012 3:50 pm

negatif
-noun
What should always be kept in a safe place when carrying out blackmail over incidents of manual controlling the soft stops of older organs.


apertif
-noun
What may be enjoyed during profitable applications of negatifs.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Oct 07, 2012 4:14 pm

a per o' teef
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Black Bart's dentures
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:49 am

askesis
-noun
strict self-discipline or self-control, as for religious or meditative purposes.
"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 Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:13 pm

askisis
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1. Refusal to accept the existence of skiing or of skis.
2. Denying the evidence of moguls, schussing, or ascension via "ski lifts".
3. Non-membership in either Alpine, Nordic, or Reformed Cross Country denominations.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:20 pm

pieces o'nine wrote:askisis
-noun
1. Refusal to accept the existence of skiing or of skis.
2. Denying the evidence of moguls, schussing, or ascension via "ski lifts".
3. Non-membership in either Alpine, Nordic, or Reformed Cross Country denominations.

4. A common reply in ancient Egypt when a child asked a parent, "Why does the Nile flood every year?"
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:45 pm

Rev. Rowan Redbeard wrote:4. A common reply in ancient Egypt when a child asked a parent, "Why does the Nile flood every year?"

Damn it Rev.... I was thinking along that line too. :idiot: :haha:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:36 am

catachresis
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misuse or strained use of words, as in a mixed metaphor, occurring either in error or for rhetorical effect.
"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 Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:53 am

leopard
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an animal which cannot change horses in mid-stream.
"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 Ravi Oli on Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:16 pm

leotard [n]

spotted, skin-tight garment Tarzan would look absolutely ridiculous wearing.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Wed Oct 10, 2012 4:40 am

leotard
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2. A dyslexic leopard.
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