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Re: Word of the Day

Postby daftbeaker on Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:22 pm

flagon
-noun
1. a large bottle for wine, liquors, etc.
2. a container for holding liquids, as for use at table, especially one with a handle, a spout, and usually a cover.
3. descriptive of the state of a flagpole. cf flagoff
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Thu Mar 14, 2013 9:38 pm

^ :worship:

flagon
noun
An elementary particle specific to a particular nation.
"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 Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:35 pm

eyrir
-noun, plural aurar
an aluminum bronze coin of Iceland, the 100th part of a króna.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:47 pm

eyerear
v.t.
Activity immediately preceding the utterance of the phrase "dat ass".
"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 Roy Hunter on Fri Mar 15, 2013 9:37 pm

irie
-noun (colloq. Jamaica)
a state of harmony, happiness and equilibrium usually achieved by smoking the equivalent of half your bodyweight in "the 'erb".
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Sat Mar 16, 2013 9:46 am

eerie
-adj.

A quick act of aural sex.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:12 pm

adz
-noun
1. an axlike tool, for dressing timbers roughly, with a curved, chisellike steel head mounted at a right angle to the wooden handle.
-verb
2. to dress or shape (wood) with an adz.
"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 Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:01 pm

adz
verb
mathematics: the opposite of subtractz.
"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 Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:34 am

condom : rrrrr um um et be sum buddy wuz inna a jayull . an he not berwy smarrt !

rrrr
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:51 am

DavidH wrote:eerie
-adj.

A quick act of aural sex.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sun Mar 17, 2013 1:07 pm

sporangium
-noun
the case or sac in which spores are produced.
"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 Sun Mar 17, 2013 3:04 pm

sporrangum
-noun
sticky natural secretion produced by Scottish men, prevents the wallet being removed from the sporran in order to spend money.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:59 pm

sphagnum
noun
Another one of the wonders of Scotland.
I will honor Monkey in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:10 pm

sphincter [n]

another of those fun words that just roll off the tongue. Scots are legendary for possessing particularly tight ones.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:13 pm

Ravi Oli wrote:sphincter [n]

another of those fun words that just roll off the tongue. Scots are legendary for possessing particularly tight ones.

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