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#148772 - 10/08/05 11:06 PM SOOOEY
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Apart from highlighting that litigation seemed tempting after having been cynically manouevred out of finally garnering a point or two in hogwash, the above thread title is also an invitation to participate in another round.

I have no idea how successful this will be, but since it appears that capricious cancellations are completely kosher, I stand to lose nothing by trying.

Anybody who wants to can feel free to PM me with a definition for funda.
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#148773 - 10/09/05 08:36 AM Re: FOOOEY
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If you wanted to score points and knew the real definition you should of didn't send the correct definition in cause then you couldn't of got points for voting for the correct definition cause it was yours. You have no one to blame but yourself.

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#148774 - 10/09/05 08:52 AM Re: FOOOEY
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You have no one to blame but yourself.

"We have met the enemy and he is us." ~Pogo.

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#148775 - 10/09/05 09:15 AM Re: SOOOEY
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Max, is 22 your team number?

P.S.: ignore these "ignorance of the law is no excuse" hard-a*ses; you didn't know you knew the correct definition.

-- he who forgest the past etc.

I [sic]'d the actual typo on ya'll, 'cause I thought it was funny.

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#148776 - 10/09/05 01:04 PM Re: FOOOEY
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Quote:

If you wanted to score points and knew the real definition you should of didn't send the correct definition in cause then you couldn't of got points for voting for the correct definition cause it was yours. You have no one to blame but yourself.




But, like I said in t'other thread, I had no idea that the definition I submitted was the real one.
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#148777 - 10/09/05 01:06 PM Re: SOOOEY
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Quote:

Max, is 22 your team number?




That ain't 22.

And thanks for the vote of support, too.


Edited by sjmaxq (10/09/05 01:14 PM)
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#148778 - 10/09/05 01:18 PM Re: FOOOEY
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>I had no idea

<I took a stab at the word based purely on its phonetic similarity to "talwaar" the Hindi word for any sword. I really had no idea that it WAS the word.>

i.e., tulwar .NE. talwaar?!

so, you made a connection w/o making any real connection. if we can get a gloss from the other reprobate involved, perhaps what we have here is an armilŪ?

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#148779 - 10/09/05 01:25 PM Re: FOOOEY
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>I had no idea

<I took a stab at the word based purely on its phonetic similarity to "talwaar" the Hindi word for any sword. I really had no idea that it WAS the word.>

i.e., tulwar .NE. talwaar?!

so, you made a connection w/o making any real connection




The connexion really surprised me, becauase when I decided to have a go, I started by looking for a hindi word spelled "tulwar", but couldn't find one. Then I looked for "talwar", and still couldn't find one. Going from the short "a" to the long "aa" was the last step. If I was a victim of anything, it was of my own long-standing dissatisfaction with the translaiteration from devanagri into Roman characters.
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#148780 - 10/09/05 04:41 PM POOOEY
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Quote:



if we can get a gloss from the other reprobate involved, perhaps what we have here is an armilŪ?




Moi, I guess had the word deep in my passive vocabulary somewhere, maybe from reading The Jewel in the Crown or something. The etymology, as surely y'all know, was purely fanciful.

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#148781 - 10/09/05 05:43 PM Re: POOOEY
wofahulicodoc Online   content
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funda

fun, da? - "All you Russians agree we're having a good time?"

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