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#113596 - 10/14/03 04:27 PM Re: The Village of Parnassos
Capfka Offline
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Eptastomos (bottomless cesspool) and, finally, the Parnassos Ski Centre."

Water skiing, then.


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#113597 - 10/14/03 05:26 PM Re: The Village of Parnassos
maverick Offline
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> The bottomless cesspool? A tourist attraction!?

Would you find it more attractive with a bottom attached? ;)


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#113598 - 10/18/03 01:34 PM Re: Parnassus
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What is the name for the process by which a placename loses its place to another?

Derecognized?


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#113599 - 10/18/03 01:43 PM Re: Parnassus
Father Steve Offline
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Here we have an example of why "cross-threading" can sometimes be a useful and appropriate thing.



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#113600 - 10/18/03 02:06 PM Re: Parnassus
moss Offline
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cross-threading

Actually, I think the word you are looking for is "reappellation".


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#113601 - 10/18/03 03:44 PM Reapplellation
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Reappellation is the process whereby, if the apples fall prematurely off the tree, new apples grow in their place.


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#113602 - 10/18/03 05:28 PM Re: Reapplellation
moss Offline
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new apples grow in their place

Good one.

And the word describing the same process with pear trees?

"Reappearance" ... of course.



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#113603 - 10/18/03 05:39 PM Re: Reapplellation
Capfka Offline
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Isn't the Appelations where they danged hillbillies come from?


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#113604 - 10/18/03 05:43 PM Re: appelation
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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no, Appelation is what new mac owners feel...

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