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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Jul 13, 2013 5:43 pm

nipocide
-noun
I've been jogging for hours, and my nipples are killing me.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Sat Jul 13, 2013 11:09 pm

nappycide
noun
That which does not kill NefYoo makes him stronger.
I will honor Monkey in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Mon Jul 15, 2013 2:47 am

diquat
-noun
a yellow crystalline substance, C12 H12 Br2 N2, used as a selective postemergence herbicide to control weeds on noncrop land and for aquatic weed control.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Mon Jul 15, 2013 9:47 pm

diquat
-noun
A hermaphroditic expletive.
"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.
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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 pieces o'nine on Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:13 pm

diquat
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A special, double-strength cultivar of a stimulant enjoyed in Ethiopia, Somalia and Yemen.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Tue Jul 16, 2013 3:35 am

diddly-squat [n]

not much of any of the above
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Tue Jul 16, 2013 11:39 am

pervaporate
-verb
1. evaporate through a semipermeable membrane.
2. cause (a liquid) to evaporate through a semipermeable membrane.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Tue Jul 16, 2013 5:48 pm

PKMKII wrote:pervaporate
-verb
1. evaporate through a semipermeable membrane.
2. cause (a liquid) to evaporate through a semipermeable membrane.

3. to lose interest in perving. Usually means you're dead or as good as.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Tue Jul 16, 2013 11:14 pm

powervaporate
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to fart loudly and proudly in public.

prevaporate
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to already be in a gaseous state.
"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 Nef Yoo BlackBeard on Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:43 am

serviceable % et B wen a moo moo cow hellp tha buoy cow whiff stuff en din he so berwy happy
cabin boy fir hyer. jyint hat no hextra charj.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Wed Jul 17, 2013 3:54 am

feral
-adjective
1 - existing in a wild or untamed state
2 - having returned to a wild or untamed state from domestication
3 - of or suggestive of a wild animal
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Temp0ral on Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:27 pm

fereal
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:31 am

pneumatology
-noun
1. Theology.
a. doctrine concerning the holy spirit.
b. the belief in intermediary spirits between humans and God.
2. the doctrine or theory of spiritual beings.
3. Archaic. psychology.
4. Obsolete, pneumatics.
"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 Jul 18, 2013 2:41 pm

pneumatautology
-noun
The Law of Tires. "If your spare is flat when you leave on a journey, you will puncture a tire before you return."
"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

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Jul 19, 2013 1:12 pm

lagniappe
-noun
1. Chiefly Southern Louisiana and Southeast Texas. a small gift given with a purchase to a customer, by way of compliment or for good measure; bonus.
2. a gratuity or tip.
3. an unexpected or indirect benefit.
"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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