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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Mon Apr 08, 2013 3:53 pm

Ottova
-noun
German colony in Canada, to which entertainer Lili von Shtupp retired after making Blazing Saddles.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:59 am

vatic
-adjective
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a prophet.
"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 Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:11 pm

vatican
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a container with a prophet in it.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:41 pm

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:06 pm

vattic
noun
Storage space in the head of a prophet.
"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 Apr 11, 2013 12:46 am

ingress
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1. the act of going in or entering.
2. the right to enter.
3. a means or place of entering; entryway.
4. Astronomy. immersion
"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 Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:50 am

ingrass
noun
A place where you would find a snake.
"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 Thu Apr 11, 2013 2:22 am

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:congrass
noun
A place where you would find many snakes.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:12 pm

eGress
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1. the act of digitally going in or entering.
2. the right to enter a website.
3. a message board or social media site; entryway.



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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:43 pm

crannog
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1. (in ancient Ireland and Scotland) a lake dwelling, usually built on an artificial island.
2. a small, artificial, fortified island constructed in bogs in ancient Scotland and Ireland.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff on Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:58 pm

caerbannog
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1. (Welsh) a turreted castle
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:45 pm

crannog
-noun
Cranberry flavored eggnog. :barf:
"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 DavidH on Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:01 am

crannog

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6) A long-legged prickly bird, hybrid of a crane and a hedgehog.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:07 pm

zloty
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a nickel coin and monetary unit of Poland, equal to 100 groszy. Abbreviation: Zl.
"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 Apr 14, 2013 4:30 pm

zlotto
-noun
a Polish lottery.
"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.
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