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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli » Wed Oct 03, 2012 4:34 pm

PKMKII wrote:anatine
-adjective
1. of or pertaining to the family Anatidae, comprising the swans, geese, and ducks.
2. resembling a duck.
3. Bleedingly obvious - if it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, it probably is a duck.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard » Wed Oct 03, 2012 4:43 pm

anatine
-adjective
1. of or pertaining to the family Anatidae, comprising the swans, geese, and ducks.
2. resembling a duck.
3. Bleedingly obvious - if it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, it probably is a duck.
4. If she weighs as much as a duck, she's a witch.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Thu Oct 04, 2012 10:57 am

agitpop
-noun
the use of pop music to promote political propaganda.
"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 Oct 04, 2012 11:07 am

agitprop
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A wooden support used for keeping unpleasant people upright.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart » Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:15 am

^ :haha:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Fri Oct 05, 2012 7:37 pm

Volutation
-noun
a rolling of a body; a wallowing.
"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 PKMKII » Sat Oct 06, 2012 2:20 pm

creatural
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of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a creature.
"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 PKMKII » Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:45 pm

positif
-noun
(on older organs) a manual controlling soft stops.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Sun Oct 07, 2012 3:50 pm

negatif
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What should always be kept in a safe place when carrying out blackmail over incidents of manual controlling the soft stops of older organs.


apertif
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What may be enjoyed during profitable applications of negatifs.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:49 am

askesis
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strict self-discipline or self-control, as for religious or meditative purposes.
"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 pieces o'nine » Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:13 pm

askisis
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1. Refusal to accept the existence of skiing or of skis.
2. Denying the evidence of moguls, schussing, or ascension via "ski lifts".
3. Non-membership in either Alpine, Nordic, or Reformed Cross Country denominations.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard » Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:20 pm

pieces o'nine wrote:askisis
-noun
1. Refusal to accept the existence of skiing or of skis.
2. Denying the evidence of moguls, schussing, or ascension via "ski lifts".
3. Non-membership in either Alpine, Nordic, or Reformed Cross Country denominations.

4. A common reply in ancient Egypt when a child asked a parent, "Why does the Nile flood every year?"
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli » Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:45 pm

Rev. Rowan Redbeard wrote:4. A common reply in ancient Egypt when a child asked a parent, "Why does the Nile flood every year?"

Damn it Rev.... I was thinking along that line too. :idiot: :haha:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:36 am

catachresis
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misuse or strained use of words, as in a mixed metaphor, occurring either in error or for rhetorical effect.
"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 Ravi Oli » Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:16 pm

leotard [n]

spotted, skin-tight garment Tarzan would look absolutely ridiculous wearing.
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