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#210158 - 03/28/13 09:20 PM Blue Blond = [towhead de jour] is sad [Re: jenny jenny]
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blue brood - Smurfs

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#210163 - 03/29/13 07:29 AM deus ex machia de jour [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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deus ex machina

PRONUNCIATION: (DAY-uhs eks MAH-kuh-nuh, -nah, MAK-uh-nuh)
MEANING:
noun: An unexpected or improbable person or event that saves a seemingly hopeless situation.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin deus ex machina, deus (god) + ex (from) + machina (machine), loan translation of Greek theos apo mekhanes. Earliest documented use: 1697.
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deus'sex machina - you wish smile

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#210165 - 03/29/13 11:13 AM Re: deus ex machia de jour [Re: jenny jenny]
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deus sex matchina

holy dating service
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#210171 - 03/29/13 10:53 PM Re: deus ex machina de jour [Re: LukeJavan8]
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debs ex machina: Stepford Wives

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#210173 - 03/30/13 06:53 AM Happy Easter To You [Re: Tromboniator]
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Dems ex machina - any two Tammany politicians
(or Deux ex machina - Richard Daley and Richard Daley Jr, if you prefer Chicago politics)

Deus en machina - the cult of Jobs

Deus ex Bachina - the B-minor Mass, or any of several other out-of-this-world masterpieces

Deus ex mochina - choco-latte (Heavenly-flavored, of course)

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#210185 - 03/31/13 10:45 AM Re: Happy Easter To You [Re: jenny jenny]
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Pay-us ex machina - an ATM

Say-us ex machina - a "speak-your-weight" machine

Lay-us ex machina - let's not go there! wink

Ray-us ex machina - a sun bed

Way-us ex machina - a Sat-Nav

X-Ray-us ex machina - as used in Hospitals an Dental surgeries *at vast expense!)





Edited by Rhubarb Commando (03/31/13 10:50 AM)
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#210190 - 03/31/13 12:46 PM - - -ditto [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
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play-us ex machina slot machine
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#210195 - 04/01/13 10:40 AM Anu's word for April Fool's Day [Re: LukeJavan8]
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magnanimous

PRONUNCIATION: (mag-NAN-i-muhs)

MEANING: adjective: Generous or forgiving, especially towards a weak rival.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin magnanimus (great-souled), from magnus (great) + animus (soul, mind). Ultimately from the Indo-European root meg- (great), which also gave us magnificent, maharaja, master, mayor, maestro, magnate, magistrate, maximum, magnify, mahatma, magisterial, mickle, and hermetic. Earliest documented use: 1547.
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MAGNANIMOUSE- a mouse who forgives the cat's bad manners

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#210203 - 04/01/13 09:20 PM It's good enough for me! [Re: jenny jenny]
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MAŅANIMOUS - Inclined not to do today what can be put off to tomorrow...

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#210205 - 04/01/13 09:33 PM Re: It's good enough for me! [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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Manama-ese
people who live in Bahrain's capital
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