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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:28 am

erepsin
-noun
a mixture of proteolytic enzymes secreted by the small intestine.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:20 am

fart
-n. nsfw

The reason why the intestine can't keep it secreted for long.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:31 am

BorisYeltsin

A condition caused when alcohol mixes with proteolytic enzymes secreted by the small intestine.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:11 am

Pontypandy n

Small town where Fireman Sam lives - (What a beautiful Language :cry: ) The name translates into your rough and rather awkward Anglo Saxon as: 'Bridge by the Fulling-Mill'.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:46 am

cachu
n. nsfw

Another word from that beautiful language, but not so romantic.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Wed May 01, 2013 12:17 am

DavidH wrote:cachu

Gezundheit.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Wed May 01, 2013 12:45 am

glom
-verb
1. to steal.
2. to catch or grab.
3. to look at.
-noun
4. a look or glimpse.
-Verb phrase
5. glom onto. to take hold or possession of: He wanted to glom onto some of that money.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Wed May 01, 2013 7:44 am

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:
DavidH wrote:cachu

Gezundheit.


:lol:

You need more than Gezundheit with that one!
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Fri May 03, 2013 4:56 am

Flatulence
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Emergency vehicle that picks up people who have been run over by a steamroller.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri May 03, 2013 8:05 am

flatulance
-noun
emergency vehicle which returns drunken students to their flats late at night, leaving no memory of how they got there. cf beer scooter.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri May 03, 2013 11:56 am

floruit
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he (or she) flourished: used to indicate the period during which a person flourished, especially when the exact birth and death dates are unknown.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby daftbeaker on Fri May 03, 2013 12:56 pm

flourit
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to cover something in flour
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Fri May 03, 2013 1:43 pm

ignoranus
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a stupid asshole
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Fri May 03, 2013 4:08 pm

:worship: Good ones lads. :lol:

David the only Latin roots we were interested in at school were some hot girls of Italian heritage... :haha:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Fri May 03, 2013 9:57 pm

You guys are hot!

In a faux-vocabulary way... :haha:
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