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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli » Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:41 pm

rippa [n]

a [man fart that no one can fail to hear. Usually tears a hole in your undies and leaves unmovable skidmarks.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:59 am

nippo
-noun
a toothy hippopotamus
"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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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 Jun 12, 2013 11:26 am

piscina
-noun, plural piscinae
a basin with a drain used for certain ablutions, now generally in the sacristy.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff » Wed Jun 12, 2013 4:17 pm

piss-in-a
What the priest has to do with the piscina when he realizes he mistook the Holy Water for a bottle of Dasani.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:15 pm

pigina
-verb
poke.
"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 » Thu Jun 13, 2013 2:40 am

pisci
-adjective
irritatingly smug kids in a Scooby Doo cartoon.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby handymanlondon » Fri Jun 14, 2013 5:53 am

adulterate (v)- corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance;
often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Fri Jun 14, 2013 7:30 am

irredentist
-noun
1. (usually initial capital letter a member of an Italian association that became prominent in 1878, advocating the redemption, or the incorporation into Italy, of certain neighboring regions (Italia irredenta) having a primarily Italian population.
2. a member of a party in any country advocating the acquisition of some region included in another country by reason of cultural, historical, ethnic, racial, or other ties.
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3. pertaining to or supporting such a party or its doctrine.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:24 pm

irredentist
-n.

2. A mad German tooth-doctor. German irre, 'mad' + 'dentist'.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:33 pm

irregardless
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1. a member of an association advocating the redemption, or the incorporation into, of certain neighboring militias and guards.
2. a member of a party in any country advocating the acquisition of guards protecting another country by reason of cultural, historical, or other ties.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sat Jun 15, 2013 3:04 am

iridentist
-noun
a luminescent orthodontist.
"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 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 7:40 am

Fatima
- pr.n.

An extremely large lady revered by certain religions.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Sat Jun 15, 2013 11:32 am

stoping
-noun
a process by which magmas move upward in the earth by breaking off and engulfing blocks of overlying rocks.
"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 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 2:45 pm

stopping
-gerund

What the magma stuff does as it ceases to stope.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sat Jun 15, 2013 11:32 pm

steeping
noun
what hunks of broken-off rock do in magma when the magma stops stoping.
"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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