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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Dec 16, 2012 6:36 pm

harrassapitbull
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to engage in verbiage with the administrator of an online forum.
"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 black bart on Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:52 am

Roy Hunter wrote:harrassapitbull
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to engage in verbiage with the administrator of an online forum.


One of these days she's gonna re-appear and tear us to shreds.

pit´prop
n. 1. A wooden prop used to support the roof of a mine temporarily.
The smoke wafted gently in the breeze across the poop deck and all seemed right in the world.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Mon Dec 17, 2012 11:39 am

agitprop
-noun
A wooden prop used to support a git temporarily.
"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 Mon Dec 17, 2012 1:49 pm

inlier
-noun
an outcrop of a formation completely surrounded by rocks of younger age.
"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 Mad Willyum Bonney on Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:29 pm

outlyer n - a person that tells falsehoods in unsheltered areas .
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Remembering times of innocence
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:31 pm

downlier
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:56 am

atavism
-noun
1. Biology.
a. the reappearance in an individual of characteristics of some remote ancestor that have been absent in intervening generations.
b. an individual embodying such a reversion.
2. reversion to an earlier type; throwback.
"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 Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:00 pm

avatarism [n]

A genetic sport not showing many ancestory reversion characteristics other than a tail. Often features include larger body size, blue skin....
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:55 pm

PKMKII wrote:alluvion
-noun
1. Law. a gradual increase of land on a shore or a river bank by the action of water, whether from natural or artificial causes.
2. overflow; flood.
3. alluvium.


Alluvium
-noun
A disputed new element for the periodic table.
Spelled alluvimium in the British Aisles and Academies.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Nef Yoo BlackBeard on Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:00 am

minuscule. n -- it notte sooooo bigg lyk tha big wun!
cabin boy fir hyer. jyint hat no hextra charj.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:52 am

minuscule
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2. One cule less.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:24 am

miraculous
-adjective
it's not your raculous: it's mine.
"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.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Dec 21, 2012 2:55 am

phraseology
-noun
1. manner or style of verbal expression; characteristic language: legal phraseology.
2. expressions; phrases: obscure phraseology.
"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 DavidH on Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:06 am

phraseology
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Like a phraseolog.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:11 am

stertorous
-adjective
1. characterized by stertor or heavy snoring.
2. breathing in this manner.
"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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