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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:39 pm

exigency
-noun
1. exigent state or character; urgency.
2. Usually, exigencies. the need, demand, or requirement intrinsic to a circumstance, condition, etc.: the exigencies of city life.
3. a case or situation that demands prompt action or remedy; emergency: He promised help in any exigency.
"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

"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection." - Henri Poincaré
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:45 pm

exitgency [n]

escape clause written into warranties and guarantees that aren't worth the paper they're written on.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sat Aug 17, 2013 1:41 am

exigentry
-noun
an urgent need for inherited social status.
"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 Sat Aug 17, 2013 5:26 am

sexigency
-noun
I really, really need to get laid.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Aug 17, 2013 4:21 pm

ratiocination
-noun
the process of logical reasoning.
"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 PKMKII on Sun Aug 18, 2013 11:32 am

stercobilin
-noun
a brown degradation product of hemoglobin present in feces.
"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 Ravi Oli on Sun Aug 18, 2013 4:30 pm

stereocobilin [n]

twice as much poo ^.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Sun Aug 18, 2013 10:28 pm

rattyonation
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Represent rodents, man, represent.
I will honor Monkey in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
~Charles "Darwin" Dickens
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:03 am

ratiosination
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logical justification of naughtyness.


sternobilin
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a brown degradation product of hemoglobin present in the brains of professional winos.
"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

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:45 am

kingdom
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a contraceptive device for royalty.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:16 pm

osteology
-noun
the branch of anatomy dealing with the skeleton.
"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 Aug 20, 2013 3:31 pm

cacophony
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fake excrement
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Temp0ral on Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:24 pm

ostrichology
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Divining the future through a study of ostriches.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:00 am

ostoeology [n]

the branch of anatomy dealing with vestigial toes up arses.

^^ :lol: the Maestro of bums, tits and naughty bits. :worship:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:38 am

Penitent
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cheap camping equipment
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