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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart » Mon Sep 02, 2013 5:59 am

tittles n pl

1. What Dolly Parton had when she was small and Jolene was her best friend.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Mon Sep 02, 2013 6:37 am

Tourettes
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Very short coach holidays.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:21 am

mottramite
-noun
a copper and lead vanadate.
"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 » Mon Sep 02, 2013 2:48 pm

mottramite
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1. a copper and lead vanadate.
2. a follower of Mottram

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Mon Sep 02, 2013 3:40 pm

mottramite
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3. a fan of Mott the Hoople
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 Ravi Oli » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:07 am

mantramite [n]

a small mantra. om
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Tue Sep 03, 2013 6:34 am

Mytosis

What you shout when your sister steps on your foot.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Tue Sep 03, 2013 11:21 am

cruive
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a kind of weir or dam for trapping salmon; also, a hovel.
"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 Temp0ral » Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:09 pm

Dam
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What the salmon say when they swim into the cruive.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:42 pm

cruive
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By Cheshu, the aple-podied sailors apoard the Welsh ships, look you.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli » Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:46 am

gruive [n]

a kind of repetitive routine one can get trapped in
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:19 pm

gruvey
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minionaliscious
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Thu Sep 05, 2013 12:24 am

palaver
-noun
1. a conference or discussion.
2. a long parley, especially one between primitive natives and European traders, explorers, colonial officials, etc.
3. profuse and idle talk; chatter.
4. persuasive talk; flattery; cajolery.
-verb
5. to talk profusely and idly.
6. to parley or confer.
"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 » Thu Sep 05, 2013 12:58 am

palaver
-noun
the body of a deceased friend
"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

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-- Victoria Ayling

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:58 am

palaver
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head of the Laver family.


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