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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:54 pm

fastidious
-adjective
1. excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to please: a fastidious eater.
2. requiring or characterized by excessive care or delicacy; painstaking.
"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 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:20 pm

fastidiot
-n.

an Italian driver
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:36 pm

fastedious
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the boredom inherent in Lenten dietary restrictions
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter » Sat Feb 23, 2013 6:17 pm

fastodious
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like having sex with Silvio Berlusconi. cf 'Bunga Bunga'
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sun Feb 24, 2013 12:14 am

fartidious
adj.
Highly discriminating regarding flatulence.
"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 » Sun Feb 24, 2013 5:18 pm

perdure
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to continue or last permanently; endure.
"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 » Sun Feb 24, 2013 6:49 pm

pervdure
noun
the ghost of Ken Worley
"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 Rainswept » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:19 pm

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:the ghost of Ken Worley



Evidence of this is seen in a spooky RV which seems to travel the country, yet is never seen moving or occupied. Some how it's just always found parked near the window to the ladies' room.
I believe it's time for mankind to set aside the crutch of religion and embrace morality born of reason and truth. Those crutches have long since proven treacherous when the ground gets slippery.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:04 am

^
^^ :lol:
But now you've invoked his name that van will be rolling up at a Ladies room near you.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:38 pm

zakuska
-noun
an hors d'oeuvre.
"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 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:28 pm

Zakuska
-pr. n.

A small town in Przhednoskaya province, Siberia, now wiped out by a meteorite.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter » Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:50 pm

Yakuska
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Russian-Japanese fusion cuisine-style hors d'oeuvre, made out of gangster's fingers.
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"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 ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:17 am

zapuska
verb
To attempt to magically or electrically transform the audience into Jimmy Cliff.
"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 » Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:34 am

olio
-noun
1. a dish of many ingredients.
2. Informal. olla podrida
3. a mixture of heterogeneous elements; hodgepodge.
4. a medley or potpourri, as of musical or literary selections; miscellany.
5. Theater.
a. a specialty act performed downstage while the upstage set is changed.
b. a performance, as a musical number, presented between scenes or acts.
c. drop scene.
d. a program of variety acts, especially the second half of a minstrel show.
"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 » Thu Feb 28, 2013 6:41 am

Malvolio
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Bad olio.
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