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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:27 am

turbopropitious
-adjective
presenting really, really, really favorable conditions
"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 Ravi Oli » Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:38 am

prostitious
-adjective
favorably inclined; disposed to bestow favors for the right price

prosthetitious

-adjective
having the appearance of a prosthetic: People look at Roy's prosthetitious features and think he is wearing a false nose and hairpiece when in fact they are his own FSM given.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:19 am

viceroy
-noun
1. a person appointed to rule a country or province as the deputy of the sovereign: the viceroy of India.
2. a brightly marked American butterfly, Limenitis archippus, closely mimicking the monarch butterfly in coloration.
"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 ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:24 am

Roy'svice
-noun
Mr. Hunter's passtime.
"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 DavidH » Sat Aug 24, 2013 5:45 am

Velocity
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A town where cycling is very popular.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Sat Aug 24, 2013 2:24 pm

vice grips
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1. Locking pliers with specially shaped jaws for vice work and intricate clamping jobs.
2. How Milo does not have to take care of things.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli » Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:35 pm

vice gripes

complaints about graft and corruption
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Sun Aug 25, 2013 8:18 pm

Newmanal
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A devotee of the Oxford Movement.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard » Sun Aug 25, 2013 8:25 pm

New Manual
noun

what they no longer ship with software.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:33 am

dissimile
-noun
comparison or illustration by contraries.
"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 Aug 26, 2013 4:09 am

dissimile
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comparison or illustration by contraries: dissimile is more convincing than datsimile.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:09 am

maslin
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1. a mixture of different grains, flours, or meals, especially rye mixed with wheat.
2. bread made from such a mixture of grains.
3. a mixture; medley.
"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 bacon » Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:12 am

baclin
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a mixture of different bacons
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Wed Aug 28, 2013 1:18 am

dimissile
-noun
what di army shoots at di enemy.

xmaslin
-noun
a mixture of different religious holidays.
"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

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Wed Aug 28, 2013 11:48 am

tenace
-noun
a sequence of two high cards of the same suit that lack an intervening card to be in consecutive order, as the ace and queen.
"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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