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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:07 am

cling-on
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Wed Jan 09, 2013 3:15 am

slattern
-noun
1. a slovenly, untidy woman or girl.
2. a slut; harlot.
"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 Almighty Doer of Stuff on Wed Jan 09, 2013 12:02 pm

slantern
-noun
1. Something at risk of tipping over and setting the barn ablaze.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Wed Jan 09, 2013 12:57 pm

slatitude
-noun
the geographical location of a slut or harlot.
"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.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Wed Jan 09, 2013 3:19 pm

slatte
-noun
fashionable coffee drink in most geographical locations of harlots and gigolos
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:43 am

relume
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to light or illuminate again; relumine.
"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 Jan 10, 2013 7:07 am

prelume
v. To illuminate an object or event prior to its arrival or occurrence.
"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 black bart on Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:53 am

preloom noun

The time to RUN when Big Brenda's approaching from a distance.
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 Ravi Oli on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:00 am

preloon [n]
semi-rational state just before going totally round the bend.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Jan 12, 2013 2:38 am

saxifrage
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any plant of the genus Saxifraga, certain species of which grow wild in the clefts of rocks, other species of which are cultivated for their flowers.
"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 Sat Jan 12, 2013 2:50 am

Saxifrage
noun. Extreme anger experienced by a saxophone.
"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 Sat Jan 12, 2013 8:53 am

sax-F#-rage
-noun
anger experienced by a saxophonist forced to play in a really awkward key signature (cf bass-Eb-rage).
"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.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Sat Jan 12, 2013 4:50 pm

Saxifone
social media noun
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff on Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:46 am

Suxophone
-noun
1. A saxophone used as a large straw for drinking large beverages
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:51 am

Socksophone
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One of those phone lines for which it is useful to have a sock handy.
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