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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Fri Oct 11, 2013 1:13 am

Asspire
-n.
DavidH wrote:piles
-n.

Bum grapes, chalfonts, nobbies, farmers, Emma Royds, Rockfords, Sigmunds ....
"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 Fri Oct 11, 2013 5:10 am

Merciful

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Oct 11, 2013 6:02 am

merciful
-adjective
full of thanks that you are French.
-useage
"DavidH was so merciful he had a baguette with garlic for lunch, then set fire to a truck load of British sheep"
(didn't think you were getting away unscathed for the 'damnation' post, did you?)
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"If you're making a political point wearing a balaclava, you're a c***. It was true for the IRA and it's true now." ~ daftbeaker.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:08 pm

arthralgia
-noun
pain in a joint.
"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 DavidH on Sat Oct 12, 2013 7:36 am

shambolic
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a prosthetic testicle
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Sat Oct 12, 2013 7:37 am

Roy wrote:didn't think you were getting away unscathed for the 'damnation' post, did you?


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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:59 am

PKMKII wrote:arthralgia
-noun
pain in a joint.


arseralgia [n]

pain in the arse.
well someone had to do it
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Sat Oct 12, 2013 1:36 pm

arrrghthralgia
-noun
pain in a peg leg
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Sat Oct 12, 2013 4:31 pm

pseudoarrrghthralgia [n]
-noun
imagined pain in a peg leg
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Oct 12, 2013 9:00 pm

argyle
-adjective
1. (of knitted articles) having a diamond-shaped pattern in two or more colors.
-noun
2. a diamond-shaped pattern of two or more colors, used in knitting socks, sweaters, etc.
3. a sock having this pattern.
"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 Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Sat Oct 12, 2013 9:18 pm

arrrrggggghhhhhyle
-adjective
1. (of knitted articles) having a diamond-shaped pattern in two or more colors and worn by pirates.
—Captain the Reverend Lord C.S. Rowan, Lord of Glencoe, Minister of Pastafarianism, Gentleman Pirate

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sun Oct 13, 2013 12:33 am

arrghisle
-noun
A place where one might find buried treasure
"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 Sun Oct 13, 2013 10:33 am

Plymouth Argyle
-noun
second-division football club, colloquially known as The Pilgrims.
"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.
"One should not believe everything one reads on the internet." ~ Abraham Lincoln.
"If you're making a political point wearing a balaclava, you're a c***. It was true for the IRA and it's true now." ~ daftbeaker.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sun Oct 13, 2013 11:47 am

argute
1. Sharp; shrill. [Obs.]
2. Sagacious; acute; subtle; shrewd.
"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 Wed Oct 16, 2013 1:17 am

gristle
-noun
cartilage, especially in meats.
"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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