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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Cardinal Fang on Wed Jun 04, 2014 4:24 pm

Farpotshket
- noun

Yiddish word meaning "something that was a little bit broken - until you tried to fix it. Now it's completely screwed"
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sun Jun 08, 2014 2:50 am

Fartpocket
- noun

Yiddish word meaning "that invisible yet well-defined and sharply bounded cohesive pocket of gas that follows closely behind you no matter how quickly you close the bathroom door"
"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 Jun 08, 2014 8:34 pm

lymphocyte
-noun
a type of white blood cell having a large, spherical nucleus surrounded by a thin layer of nongranular cytoplasm.
"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 ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:56 pm

limpingcyclist
-noun

Daftbeaker.
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"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 Sat Jun 14, 2014 2:07 pm

zedonk
-noun
the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.
"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 Roy Hunter on Sat Jun 14, 2014 8:27 pm

Zidane
-noun
the offspring of Zippy from Rainbow and a Great Dane
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sun Jun 15, 2014 1:16 am

Mao Zedonk
-historical figure
the Chairman of the zebra-donkey Party .
"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 Jun 15, 2014 5:22 am

zefonk
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Abstract concept of French music, allegedly belong to M. Georges Clinton et M. Guilleme "Les Chaussures" Collins.
"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 Jun 15, 2014 8:50 pm

blain
-noun
an inflammatory swelling or sore.
"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 Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:08 am

blain
-noun
The subject of the Scarecrow's search in the iconic song "If I Onry Had A Blain", from the Japanese version of "The Wizard of Oz".
"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 Mon Jun 16, 2014 5:51 pm

Blain
-verb
To get owned.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Tue Jun 17, 2014 8:39 pm

maumet
-noun
1. British Dialect.
a. a doll, puppet, scarecrow, or other figure built to resemble a human being.
b. an empty-headed or mindless person.
2. Obsolete. an idol; a false god.
"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 Sun Jun 22, 2014 10:35 pm

agraphia
-noun
a cerebral disorder characterized by total or partial inability to write.
"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 Seaman Staines on Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:26 am

Writer's cramp
A focal dystonia of the fingers, hand, and/or forearm.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Mon Jun 23, 2014 4:13 pm

wanker's cramp
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Pretty much the same as the above, but messier.
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