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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rainswept on Thu May 01, 2014 1:11 am

PKMKII wrote:grimalkin
-noun
1. a cat.
2. an old female cat.
3. an ill-tempered old woman.


Fairy cats in the Dresden files universe
I believe it's time for mankind to set aside the crutch of religion and embrace morality born of reason and truth. Those crutches have long since proven treacherous when the ground gets slippery.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Seaman Staines on Thu May 01, 2014 11:46 am

Thalassoharpaxophobia

May have been done here before BUT:
FEAR ME YOU SCURVY DOGS....
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat May 03, 2014 1:02 pm

saury
-noun
1. a sharp-snouted fish, Scomberesox saurus, inhabiting temperate regions of the Atlantic Ocean.
2. any of various related fishes.
"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 May 03, 2014 1:14 pm

swetan saury
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Scomberesox saurus served in a Chinese restaurant.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat May 03, 2014 8:41 pm

saury
-adjective
clueless
-useage
"I'm saury, I haven't a clue"
"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 Sun May 04, 2014 12:38 am

saury
-adjective
resembling a dinosaur.
"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 Seaman Staines on Sun May 04, 2014 8:46 am

Honorificabilitudinitatibus
- of honour
"I marvel thy master hath not eaten thee for a word; for thou art not so long by the head as honorificabilitudinitatibus: thou art easier swallowed than a flap-dragon." William Shakespeare
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun May 04, 2014 12:28 pm

Hodor
-Hodor (Hodor)
Hodor
"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 Seaman Staines on Tue May 06, 2014 9:09 am

Pulchritudinous

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Wed May 07, 2014 7:48 am

carabiner
-noun
a D-shaped ring with a spring catch on one side, used for fastening ropes in mountaineering.
"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 Thu May 08, 2014 1:12 am

carabiner
-noun
one who carabines, or engages in carabining.
"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 Thu May 08, 2014 2:20 am

Carabiner
-noun
Where George W. Bush likes to go cruising now that he's retired from punishing the English language.
"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 Rainswept on Thu May 08, 2014 2:51 am

Never really tried this thread but here goes:

Prostitot:
-noun
Underage girl who dresses far too "adult".
I believe it's time for mankind to set aside the crutch of religion and embrace morality born of reason and truth. Those crutches have long since proven treacherous when the ground gets slippery.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Thu May 08, 2014 2:31 pm

Manganese
-n.
A condition affecting the leg joints of Japanese comic artists.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Thu May 08, 2014 11:14 pm

Manganese
-n.
the language spoken by Japanese comic artists.

Minused
noun
nonplussed.
"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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