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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » 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 » 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 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:31 am

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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 » 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 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:46 am

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

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » 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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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 » Wed May 01, 2013 12:45 am

glom
-verb
1. to steal.
2. to catch or grab.
3. to look at.
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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 » Wed May 01, 2013 7:44 am

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:
DavidH wrote:cachu

Gezundheit.


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

Postby DavidH » 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 » Fri May 03, 2013 8:05 am

flatulance
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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 » 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.
"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 daftbeaker » 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 » 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 » 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 » Fri May 03, 2013 9:57 pm

You guys are hot!

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