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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sat Sep 28, 2013 12:20 am

denitrofy
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to apply a handicap to a dragster.
"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 Sun Sep 29, 2013 12:37 am

jambiya
-noun
an Arabian knife having a curved, double-edged blade, usually with a central rib.
"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 ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sun Sep 29, 2013 12:44 am

jabya
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something one might do with an Arabian knife having a curved, double-edged blade, usually with a central rib.
"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 on Sun Sep 29, 2013 5:26 am

jambiya my lord, jambiya

nauseating old dirge
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Sep 29, 2013 5:37 am

jambolaya
-noun
a Cajun knife, best eaten with a spoon.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Tue Oct 01, 2013 12:56 am

iter
-noun Anatomy.
a canal or passage.
"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 Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:27 am

shitter
-noun.
a canal or passage you'd rather not go down.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Tue Oct 01, 2013 11:31 pm

iteration
-noun Anatomy.
the creation of a canal or passage, viz. granting one's wish, as implied in the statement "I need that like I need a hole in the head."
"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 Wed Oct 02, 2013 1:10 am

Messrs.
plural of Mr.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Thu Oct 03, 2013 12:49 am

Messers
My cats.

OK, this is a little weird. I've used Messrs. four times in the last couple of days in a document I've been working on for the past two weeks. It's the first time I've ever had a reason to use it. Are you spying on me, PK?
"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 black bart on Thu Oct 03, 2013 10:57 am

Hoosgow n.

1. A jail.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Thu Oct 03, 2013 12:11 pm

hoosegow
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2. (Scots dialect) a caravan
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Thu Oct 03, 2013 12:33 pm

roquet
-verb (used with object)
1. to cause one's ball to strike (another player's ball).
2. (of a ball) to strike (another player's ball).
-verb (used without object)
3. to roquet a ball.
-noun
4. an act or instance of roqueting.
"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 Thu Oct 03, 2013 12:45 pm

croquet
-n.

1. A silly game with hammers and stuff.
2. A crunchy thing made of potatoes only that's not spelt quite the same.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Thu Oct 03, 2013 3:37 pm

Davide Croquet
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a French New World frontiersman.
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"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
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