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#210037 - 03/15/13 03:00 PM Don't encourage him! [Re: jenny jenny]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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In the old days we called it "looseness of association." It was not meant to be a compliment.

And don't forget I didn't come up with anything at all for sprezza-whatever, or palimpsest, or even gelasin. To name just a few recent ones.

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#210038 - 03/15/13 03:06 PM Re: Don't encourage him! [Re: jenny jenny]
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SEXTRATERRITORIALITY -going to foreign countries to sate your off-beat sexual inclinations (e.g., Brits going to Thailand.)
VEXTRATERRITORIALITY - annoying the whole populations of other countires - like Britain wishing to opt out of large parts of the European Union Agrrements.
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#210040 - 03/15/13 03:37 PM Re: Don't encourage him! [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
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Damn...just damn.

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#210041 - 03/15/13 05:12 PM Re: Don't encourage him! [Re: jenny jenny]
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hextraterritoriality

the curse put on you by a Leprachaun when you get too close
to his/her pot of gold.

word first used by Wofa,
but here it is a word that is spelled the same but has a
different meaning.


Edited by LukeJavan8 (03/15/13 05:16 PM)
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#210043 - 03/15/13 05:20 PM Re: Don't encourage him! [Re: LukeJavan8]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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Like

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#210045 - 03/15/13 05:23 PM Re: Don't encourage him! [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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blush
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#210059 - 03/19/13 09:40 AM Tuesday: PERUSE [Re: jenny jenny]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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J-J apparently being Away From Keyboard so far this week, I'll post today's WAD:

Contranyms:

PERUSE

PRONUNCIATION:
(puh-ROOZ)

MEANING:
verb tr.:
1. To read or examine with great care.
2. To read or examine in a casual manner.

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _


Let's try

PERTUSE -- to spread an illness by coughing ("Pertussis" is whooping cough)

P.S. Just thinking out loud:

-- "scan" is approximately the same thing !
-- PERFUSE is already a real word
-- so is PERUKE
-- PERUE is mixed up mixed up [PUREE]
:-)


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#210061 - 03/19/13 10:44 AM Re: Tuesday: PERUSE [Re: wofahulicodoc]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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I hope these infections stay in your office
and that you are inoculated.


RERUSE

-to use the same trick twice or more.


Edited by LukeJavan8 (03/19/13 10:45 AM)
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#210062 - 03/19/13 03:29 PM Re: Tuesday: PERUSE [Re: jenny jenny]
Tromboniator Online   content
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PERUSS (puh-RUSH): to read with great care in Cyrillic, and rather quickly.

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#210063 - 03/19/13 03:41 PM Re: Tuesday: PERUSE [Re: LukeJavan8]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
I hope these infections stay in your office
and that you are in
oculated.

You want me to get an infection in my eye?

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