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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Wed Oct 31, 2012 2:30 pm

Sparkly
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What self-respecting vampires most certainly are *not*.





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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart » Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:49 am

Ghoul noun

1. Spirit praying on corpses in Muslim superstition.
2. person unnaturally interested in death.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:16 pm

black bart wrote:1. Spirit praying on corpses in Muslim superstition.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter » Thu Nov 01, 2012 4:16 pm

aluminium
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a silver-coloured metallic element, not used very often to make theatre programmes.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby daftbeaker » Thu Nov 01, 2012 4:28 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:aluminium
-noun
a silver-coloured metallic element, not used very often to make theatre programmes.

I think you will find the colour is more accurately described as silvery-grey :idiot:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter » Thu Nov 01, 2012 4:38 pm

daftbeaker wrote:
Roy Hunter wrote:aluminium
-noun
a silver-coloured metallic element, not used very often to make theatre programmes.

I think you will find the colour is more accurately described as silvery-grey :idiot:
Sorry, I'll try and be better organised next time.

(By the way, is red a good colour for this gag? I was considering a sulfur yellow...)
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby daftbeaker » Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:47 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:(By the way, is red a good colour for this gag? I was considering a sulfur yellow...)

Unfortunately you've spelled sulfur correctly there. I am wondering if the colonials will see the humour in this though :stupid:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:40 pm

beatitude
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1. supreme blessedness; exalted happiness.
2. (often initial capital letter) any of the declarations of blessedness pronounced by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli » Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:10 pm

beatitune

Just beat it... beat it...

daftbeaker wrote: I am wondering if the colonials will see the humour in this though :stupid:

I'm a wild colonial boy and I spells 'em loike youse. :idiot:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Fri Nov 02, 2012 6:47 am

velleity
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1. volition in its weakest form.
2. a mere wish, unaccompanied by an effort to obtain it.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart » Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:04 am

pieces o'nine wrote:
black bart wrote:1. Spirit praying on corpses in Muslim superstition.

^ Won the "All Wales Spelling Bee" four years running.


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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Sun Nov 04, 2012 10:33 am

deave
-verb
to make deaf; deafen.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter » Sun Nov 04, 2012 10:56 am

corned beef
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having a sensory impairment of the ears.
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"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 DavidH » Sun Nov 04, 2012 11:01 am

Mutt and Jeff
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unable to hear
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart » Mon Nov 05, 2012 8:46 am

Bob and Jeff nouns

Me two mates from Hornchurch, Essex.
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