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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Sun Sep 15, 2013 11:51 pm

Carnysaurus
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a dinosaur driven to extinction when its arms became too short to work the shell game.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:34 am

can-o-Russ
-noun
My friend Russ in a can.
"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 Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:23 am

typocosmy
-noun
a representation of the world.
"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 Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:38 am

phenomenal typocosmy
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a representation of the world as we perceive it. :haha:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:45 pm

nominal typocosmy
of, being, or relating to a designated or theoretical representation of the world, that may vary from the actual


^ not the word you were expecting me to post! :haha:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:41 pm

typocosmy
-noun, abbreviated conjunction, attributive adjective
...finger hit the wromg key.
"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 Tue Sep 17, 2013 4:46 am

typocosmos
-noun
telebision progfam with Carl Sagam.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Tue Sep 17, 2013 11:15 am

analysand
-noun
a person undergoing psychoanalysis.
"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 black bart on Tue Sep 17, 2013 11:31 am

^that's not all he's undergoing if you ask me! Nasty use of sandpaper?
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Tue Sep 17, 2013 11:40 am

analsand
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the result of eating food from Ken Worley's bus.
"I don't mean to sound bitter, cynical or cruel; but I am, so that's how it comes out." ~ Bill Hicks.
"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Wed Sep 18, 2013 12:25 pm

lulu
-noun
a fixed allowance paid to a legislator in lieu of reimbursement for actual expenses.
"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 TwistedSister on Wed Sep 18, 2013 1:56 pm

PKMKII wrote:lulu
-noun
a fixed allowance paid to a legislator in lieu of reimbursement for actual expenses.


a woman dressed in brightly colored garb who can usually be found playing Bingo.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby bacon on Wed Sep 18, 2013 2:11 pm

TwistedSister wrote:
PKMKII wrote:lulu
-noun
a fixed allowance paid to a legislator in lieu of reimbursement for actual expenses.


a woman dressed in brightly colored garb who can usually be found playing Bingo.


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Re: Word of the Day

Postby TwistedSister on Wed Sep 18, 2013 2:14 pm

I told you to keep that to yourself! :moon:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Thu Sep 19, 2013 1:27 am

analysand
-noun
beach blanket porno.


lulu
-noun
a story told by a legislator in lieu of a description of actual expenses.
"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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