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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Purple Lil » Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:43 pm

Perambulator

baby carriage.
an odometer pushed by a person walking.
a person who makes a tour of inspection on foot.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:11 pm

Perambulance

a manually propelled emergency conveyance for an injured or sick person.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
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-- Philip K Dick

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter » Wed Jul 12, 2017 5:02 pm

parabuleater
-noun
A skydiving boy cow with a penchant for noms.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Purple Lil » Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:09 am

alveolate

Having alveoli; deeply pitted, as a honeycomb.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter » Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:13 am

Al Violet
-noun
patriarch of the famous sweet-making Violet family of Parma.

Any relation, Purple Lil?
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Purple Lil » Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:31 am

Roy Hunter wrote:Al Violet
-noun
patriarch of the famous sweet-making Violet family of Parma.

Any relation, Purple Lil?


Alas no, tis but a coincidence.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:43 am

coin-sized dents

noun (plural)

What a proper hailstorm will leave in the roof of your car.
"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

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
-- Victoria Ayling

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 ItchyPirate » Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:38 pm

Flower

Noun

A fatally beautiful but foul-smelling plant that gives some people severe allergies. Often believed to give mushroom-eating Italians "Flower Power", the ability to launch fireballs with one's bare hands.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:38 am

Fhigher

Adj

The opposite of flower.
"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

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
-- Victoria Ayling

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 ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:42 pm

Prowess

noun

The front of a pirate ship, when decorated by a female figurine. Viz:

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"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

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
-- Victoria Ayling

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 ItchyPirate » Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:09 pm

Pain

Noun

What my eyes feel after seeing the above picture. :cry: :furious:
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He who laughs, lasts. :lol:

"You can't argue with all the fools in the world. It is better to let them have their way, then trick them when they're not looking."
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Purple Lil » Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:02 pm

Paladin

Any determined advocate or defender of a noble cause.

Any one of the 12 legendary peers or knightly champions in attendance on Charlemagne.

Any knightly or heroic champion.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:05 pm

Palacedin

The sounds generated at a really good party at the local castle.
"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

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
-- Victoria Ayling

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 ItchyPirate » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:57 pm

I know it's supposed to be "word" of the day (not "words), but people have been getting this wrong :furious: for way too long and it's time to set the record straight :drinking: (besides, we need to make up for a couple weeks of getting no word of the day!)

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:41 pm

Hack

verb

(feline)

To cough up a hairball.
"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

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
-- Victoria Ayling

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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