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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:57 pm

herotallogy
-noun
the study of how tall various heroes are.
"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 PKMKII » Mon Feb 11, 2013 2:03 pm

froufrou
-noun
1. elaborate decoration, as frills, ribbons, or ruffles, especially on women's clothing.
2. a rustling, particularly the rustling of silk, as in a woman's dress.
"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 » Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:06 pm

fufu
noun
The entire content of a fundie's responses to scientific evidence and arguments against ID.
"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 PKMKII » Tue Feb 12, 2013 2:32 pm

legatee
-noun
a person to whom a legacy is bequeathed.
"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 daftbeaker » Tue Feb 12, 2013 3:18 pm

legoatee
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a French goatee.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney » Tue Feb 12, 2013 3:28 pm

legotea n- a toy tea set .
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Wed Feb 13, 2013 12:03 am

leggy
adjective

Oh, um, sorry :blush:
"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 black bart » Wed Feb 13, 2013 7:32 am

Roy Hunter wrote:legatee
-noun
superfluous limb of a manatee.

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"That Captain DaveL - phwoaarrr!!! I wouldn't mind getting my legatee over on that!"


:lol:

Legotea noun

A swift tea break in the middle of an epic 'Lego' building project.
The smoke wafted gently in the breeze across the poop deck and all seemed right in the world.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:06 am

Leg o'tea

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A hollow prosthetic for smuggling tea.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:58 pm

havelock
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a cap cover with a flap hanging over the back of the neck, for protection from the sun.
"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 » Wed Feb 13, 2013 4:53 pm

havachat [n]

black bart's nickname at the office.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:21 pm

havelack
verb, inquisitive

To have, or not to have, that is the question.
"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 PKMKII » Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:53 am

reveille
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1. a signal, as of a drum or bugle, sounded early in the morning to awaken military personnel and to alert them for assembly.
2. a signal to arise.
"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

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reveil
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:41 pm

weville
noun
a signal, usually the sound of the light being switched off, sounded late in the evening to awaken wevils and to alert them for assembly prior to the overnight rampage.
"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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