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Jump to new posts Re: The Emperor's New Groove by May @ Yesterday at 12:22 PM

"Matisyahu's lyrics are mostly English with more than occasional use of Hebrew and Yiddish." I was playing with ideas for a bakery (placebo effect) and was looking up marijuana slang when I found ghana. Then I started a wiki journey....sort of co
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Jump to new posts The Emperor's New Groove by May @ Yesterday at 11:52 AM

Ghana- marijuana, not to be confused with Mande "warrior king" regehanna- colloquial apology to the king (ya, man...don't worry, be happy)
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Jump to new posts Re: To be friends with by endymion6 @ Yesterday at 10:46 AM

thank you... i agree, and really don't object to its use colloquially, as is true when i hear (and say myself) he/she is a friend of mine, as well as other similar expressions. but it nonetheless rankles me when it's in print in articles written for
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Jump to new posts Re: To be friends with by A C Bowden @ 07/31/15 10:46 PM

I think "be friends with" is so common as to count as an established idiom. My guess is that it originated as children's usage. It is possible that young children heard such expressions as "let's be friends" and subconsciously interpreted "friends"
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Jump to new posts Re: Laurence Harvey ... by endymion6 @ 07/31/15 02:38 PM

MANDY M ---- > D ..was a bit of one, in Aspic, to boot DANDY
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Jump to new posts - - -Mandy oh by LukeJavan8 @ 07/31/15 01:57 PM

-U MANDY you came and you gave without asking/taking
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Jump to new posts Re: Some weeks had fast days .. by endymion6 @ 07/31/15 01:51 PM

DYNAMO O ---- > U ..others were weeks with nothing but 'ate' days...one week a year had a MAUNDY Thursday
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Jump to new posts - - -way to go, Sis by LukeJavan8 @ 07/31/15 01:12 PM

REHENNA Rihanna's sister (sorry if I did not spell her name right, I'm not a fan.)
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Jump to new posts opr Hell, either by wofahulicodoc @ 07/31/15 01:09 PM

GEHENNA PRONUNCIATION: (gi-HEN-uh) MEANING: noun: 1. Hell. 2. Any place of extreme torture or suffering. ETYMOLOGY: From Latin gehenna, from Greek Geenna, from Hebrew ge-hinnom (hell), literally, the valley of Hinnom, or from ge ben Hinnom (va
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Jump to new posts - - - - -as in turbine by LukeJavan8 @ 07/31/15 12:56 PM

-S DYNAMO
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Jump to new posts TGIF by wofahulicodoc @ 07/31/15 12:48 PM

ALMONDS L --> Y MONDAYS (= DYNAMOS. Maybe next time.)
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Jump to new posts Re: Double genitive by endymion6 @ 07/31/15 11:45 AM

Hi ..when I saw the ref. to Gen. in the summary/contents page just now, I clicked and read the several most recent entries above ..Hope you won't mind my intruding to ask whether you've ever looked at something that makes me cringe whenever (increasi
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Jump to new posts Re: Seems as if .. .. by endymion6 @ 07/31/15 09:39 AM

SALMON + D ..somethin's fishy here ..or am I nuts? ALMONDS
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Jump to new posts Re: Take-away's .. by A C Bowden @ 07/30/15 08:53 PM

Originally Posted By: endymion6MORALS ..as if they were fish-'n-chips ...they are like R ---> N SALMON
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Jump to new posts Re: Take-away's .. by endymion6 @ 07/30/15 08:26 PM

MORASS S ---- > L ..dontcha hate the term? ..from stories MORALS ..as if they were fish-'n-chips
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Jump to new posts Re: Marshmallow habitat? by A C Bowden @ 07/30/15 08:02 PM

SMORES E ---> A MORASS
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Jump to new posts Re: Marshmallow treat by endymion6 @ 07/30/15 07:40 PM

MOSES + R SMORES
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Jump to new posts The Little Engine That Could by May @ 07/30/15 06:02 PM

Man n/a - dude ex machina
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Jump to new posts Storm by May @ 07/30/15 05:58 PM

Moses
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Jump to new posts - - - if you don't have 'em you can't count 'em by LukeJavan8 @ 07/30/15 05:37 PM

-L NOSES
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Jump to new posts Re: The severe pain.. by endymion6 @ 07/30/15 02:08 PM

LESION I ---- > S ..caused by my shoe's INSOLE turned out to be a real LESSON
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Jump to new posts still more science stuff by wofahulicodoc @ 07/30/15 01:52 PM

NOISE if they used EOSIN they might be better able to identify that add L LESION
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Jump to new posts Re: - - -and all that science stuff by endymion6 @ 07/30/15 01:45 PM

IONS + E ..What would they call the study of NOISE
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Jump to new posts - - -and all that science stuff by LukeJavan8 @ 07/30/15 12:42 PM

-B IONS
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Jump to new posts Re: The SCION of that pro-baseball.. by endymion6 @ 07/30/15 12:24 PM

ICONS C ---- > B ..family is now playing AAA minor-league ball as a Buffalo BISON
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