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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:44 am

noisette
-noun
a loin, fillet, or other lean section of meat: an entrée of lamb noisettes.
"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 pieces o'nine on Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:02 am

noisette
-noun
1. a loin, fillet, or other lean section of meat.
2. A small sound. The Noisettes of the Lambs.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:18 am

Noisettes n

1. An English Indie Rock Band from London who seem to have disappeared up their own back catalogue.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:28 pm

Nosette
noun
a small nose.
"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 Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:13 am

Comtism
-noun
the philosophy of Auguste Comte; positivism.
"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 Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:44 pm

discomtism
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Cut-price philosophy
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:00 pm

Combism
-noun
the belief that one's comb is divine.
"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 Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:59 am

discoism
-noun
positivist philosophy based on the works of Tavares, Donna Summer, Nile Rogers and Bernard Edwards.
"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 Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:00 am

discofever n

1. Debilitating virus the outbreak of which causes the victim to abandon all sense of style or decorum and in the worst case scenario turn into a "Dancing Queen"!

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:02 pm

positron
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an elementary particle having the same mass and spin as an electron but having a positive charge equal in magnitude to that of the electron's negative charge; the antiparticle of the electron.
"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 Temp0ral on Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:35 pm

Negatron
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Megatron after having a shitty day at work.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:09 pm

postitron
noun
a sticky note attached to an elementary particle.
"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 Mar 14, 2013 2:44 am

:worship: Some beauties back there ^. :lol:

suppositron [n]

a suppository for androids.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:01 am

Postitronjeremy adj

Ron Jeremy in retirement?
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:09 pm

flagon
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1. a large bottle for wine, liquors, etc.
2. a container for holding liquids, as for use at table, especially one with a handle, a spout, and usually a cover.
"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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