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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Mon Mar 31, 2014 10:27 am

levirate
-noun
1 - the price of a pair of denims.
2 - someone who can fly but has a speech impediment.
"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 ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Mon Mar 31, 2014 10:54 pm

Elvirate
-verb
To spontaneously become a Mistress of the Dark.
"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 Ravi Oli on Tue Apr 01, 2014 7:07 am

Elvisirate [v]

to do like Elvis and leave the building
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:50 am

ambivert
-noun
one whose personality type is intermediate between extrovert and introvert.
"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 Roy Hunter on Wed Apr 02, 2014 9:21 am

bambivert
-noun
a sexual deviant with a peccadillo for antlered ruminants.
"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 DavidH on Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:11 am

bumivert
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Yes, that's right.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Wed Apr 02, 2014 4:08 pm

tricerovert [n]

one who changes their personality type as they see fit.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:49 pm

ambinvert
-noun
an Australian whose personality type is intermediate between extrovert and introvert.
"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 Ravi Oli on Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:39 am

scrambivert [n]

one who doesn't know how they like their eggs.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:47 am

lamster
-noun
a fugitive from the law.
"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 Fri Apr 04, 2014 5:46 pm

PKMKII wrote:lamster
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1. a fugitive from the law.

2. a hamster with a injured leg.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:08 pm

hamster
-noun
a fugitive from the pigs.
"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 ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sat Apr 05, 2014 2:07 am

lambster
-noun
a member of the ungulate Mafia.
"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 Sun Apr 06, 2014 5:06 pm

gonorrhea
-n. (medical)

A hopeless case, as in "we've got a gonorrhea, Doc."
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:36 pm

theodolite
-noun
1. Surveying. a precision instrument having a telescopic sight for establishing horizontal and sometimes vertical angles.
2. phototheodolite.
"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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