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#207407 - 09/28/12 04:08 PM re: decorticate
junebh Offline
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Enjoyed this week's verbs, some unfamiliar. Love the sound of "decorticate." No matter what it really means, I can't help thinking of the Red Queen, shouting "Off with his head!" "Decorticate, now!"??

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#207409 - 09/28/12 07:53 PM Re: re: decorticate [Re: junebh]
Faldage Offline
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Decorticate is what happens to you when you lose the Cortaca Jug after having won it in the previous year.

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#207414 - 09/29/12 04:57 AM Re: re: decorticate [Re: Faldage]
Candy Offline
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laugh

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#207421 - 09/29/12 11:59 AM Re: re: decorticate [Re: Faldage]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Faldage
Decorticate is what happens to you when you lose the Cortaca Jug after having won it in the previous year.


Do you have a picture of the thing?
The Wiki article does not.
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