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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:39 pm

barberdaceae brazilica
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a complete removal of shrubbery.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Oct 25, 2013 3:59 pm

barberdaceae hollywood
-noun
removal of all of the shrubbery except for a matchbox-sized patch.
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"One should not believe everything one reads on the internet." ~ Abraham Lincoln.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:45 pm

piecener
-noun
1. One who supplies rolls of wool to the slubbing machine in woolen mills.
2. Same as Piecer
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Sat Oct 26, 2013 4:47 am

piecer
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same as piecener
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Oct 26, 2013 6:52 am

peicener o'ninener
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one who supplies rolls of wool to nine slubbing machines in woollen mills.
"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 Ravi Oli on Sat Oct 26, 2013 10:08 am

slubbery [n]

area in a woollen mill where the slubbing machines, which make a "Ecky-ecky-ecky-ecky-pikang-
zoop-boing-goodem-zoo-owli-zhiv" sound, are located.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Sat Oct 26, 2013 12:59 pm

slubberdegullion
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A slobbering or dirty fellow, a worthless sloven,
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Oct 26, 2013 1:45 pm

anodyne
-noun
1. a medicine that relieves or allays pain.
2. anything that relieves distress or pain: The music was an anodyne to his grief.
-adjective
3. relieving pain.
4. soothing to the mind or feelings.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:06 pm

cathodyne
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phase inverter used in push-pull valve amplifiers, utilising only one triode stage rather than the two normally used in long-tailed, short-tailed, paraphase and floating paraphase inverters.
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"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 pieces o'nine on Sat Oct 26, 2013 8:28 pm

amplidyne
Useful for turning it up to 11.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Oct 26, 2013 8:49 pm

pieces o'nine wrote:amplidyne
Useful for turning it up to 11.
That's stupid. Why wouldn't you just make 10 louder, and just turn it up to 10?
"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 pieces o'nine on Sun Oct 27, 2013 12:57 am

luddite
noun
1. one of a group of early 19th century English workmen destroying laborsaving machinery as a protest
2. one who is especially opposed to technological change
3. a musician without aural vision
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Oct 27, 2013 7:07 am

polydactyl
-noun
One whose fingers go up to eleven.
"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 pieces o'nine on Sun Oct 27, 2013 1:42 pm

upbeat dactylic
The poetic stylings of Robbie Burns
I will honor Monkey in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Oct 27, 2013 5:33 pm

upwardly didactyl
-adjective
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"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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