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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:50 am

rattan
-noun
1. Also called rattan palm. any of various climbing palms of the genus Calamus or allied genera.
2. the tough stems of such palms, used for wickerwork, canes, etc.
3. a stick or switch of this material.
"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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Postby Ravi Oli » Thu Jun 20, 2013 5:04 pm

rat tan

what a rat back from summer vacation has to show off to his colleagues.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Fri Jun 21, 2013 12:52 am

rat-tat-tat-tan
-verb
to practice drumming at the beach.
"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 » Fri Jun 21, 2013 2:38 pm

spoor
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1. a track or trail, especially that of a wild animal pursued as game.
-verb
2. to track by or follow a spoor.
"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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Postby pieces o'nine » Fri Jun 21, 2013 10:33 pm

spear
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1. useful when tracking or trailing, especially wild animal pursued as game.
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2. to conclude tracking by or following a spoor.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Sat Jun 22, 2013 4:44 am

spearmint
-n.

A sharp sweet that sticks through the tongue and cheeks.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Sat Jun 22, 2013 6:06 pm

branular
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relating to the brain; cerebral.
"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 » Sat Jun 22, 2013 6:43 pm

PKMKII wrote:branular
-adjective
1. relating to the brain; cerebral.

2. the consistency of the feces of someone who has a high fibre diet.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:15 pm

spoorridge
-noun
what the bear police followed to track down Goldilocks.

brawnular
-adjective
not particularly cerebral.
"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 Temp0ral » Sun Jun 23, 2013 9:09 pm

granular
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relating to the grain; cereal.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli » Mon Jun 24, 2013 4:45 am

Temp0ral wrote:granular
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1. relating to the grain; cereal.

2. relating to, or looking like a grandma.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli » Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:56 am

Crunchy Granola Suite

what said grandmas came up with to cover their extra airtime
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:48 pm

Sweet Crunchy Granola
noun
my favorite kind.
"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 Nef Yoo BlackBeard » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:56 pm

amendable * ummm umm um et be wen ya put banajizzz ana splintz onna bouy cow becoz he godda owwie ! rrrrrrrrr

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:13 pm

phosphene
-noun
a luminous image produced by mechanical stimulation of the retina, as by pressure applied to the eyeball by the finger when the lid is closed.
"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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