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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:54 pm

fastidious
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1. excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to please: a fastidious eater.
2. requiring or characterized by excessive care or delicacy; painstaking.
"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

"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection." - Henri Poincaré
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:20 pm

fastidiot
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an Italian driver
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:36 pm

fastedious
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the boredom inherent in Lenten dietary restrictions
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Feb 23, 2013 6:17 pm

fastodious
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like having sex with Silvio Berlusconi. cf 'Bunga Bunga'
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sun Feb 24, 2013 12:14 am

fartidious
adj.
Highly discriminating regarding flatulence.
"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 Sun Feb 24, 2013 5:18 pm

perdure
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to continue or last permanently; endure.
"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 Feb 24, 2013 6:49 pm

pervdure
noun
the ghost of Ken Worley
"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 Rainswept on Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:19 pm

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:the ghost of Ken Worley



Evidence of this is seen in a spooky RV which seems to travel the country, yet is never seen moving or occupied. Some how it's just always found parked near the window to the ladies' room.
I believe it's time for mankind to set aside the crutch of religion and embrace morality born of reason and truth. Those crutches have long since proven treacherous when the ground gets slippery.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:04 am

^
^^ :lol:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:38 pm

zakuska
-noun
an hors d'oeuvre.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:28 pm

Zakuska
-pr. n.

A small town in Przhednoskaya province, Siberia, now wiped out by a meteorite.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:50 pm

Yakuska
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Russian-Japanese fusion cuisine-style hors d'oeuvre, made out of gangster's fingers.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:17 am

zapuska
verb
To attempt to magically or electrically transform the audience into Jimmy Cliff.
"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 Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:34 am

olio
-noun
1. a dish of many ingredients.
2. Informal. olla podrida
3. a mixture of heterogeneous elements; hodgepodge.
4. a medley or potpourri, as of musical or literary selections; miscellany.
5. Theater.
a. a specialty act performed downstage while the upstage set is changed.
b. a performance, as a musical number, presented between scenes or acts.
c. drop scene.
d. a program of variety acts, especially the second half of a minstrel show.
"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 DavidH on Thu Feb 28, 2013 6:41 am

Malvolio
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Bad olio.
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