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#211844 - 07/23/13 09:17 AM Re: Today's word...olid. Words in transition [Re: wofahulicodoc]
jenny jenny Offline
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O -> C

SOCK

1) old ma: as in "dern it, I gotta darn some damn socks"
2) hippie son : as in "sock it to me, sock it to me, sock it to me, let the good times roll"

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#211847 - 07/23/13 12:05 PM Re: Today's word...olid. Words in transition [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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soop The sound one makes when eating soup.
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#211869 - 07/24/13 09:19 PM Re: Today's word...olid. Words in transition [Re: LukeJavan8]
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ZYMIC
PRONUNCIATION:
(ZAI-mik)

MEANING:
adjective: Relating to fermentation.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek zym- (ferment). Earliest documented use: 1817.

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ZYMIX - an olio of yeasts

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#211871 - 07/24/13 11:12 PM Re: Today's word...olid. Words in transition [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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z -> g

GYMIC
1) old ma: the smell of gym clothes that need to be washed
2)hippie son: someone who goes to the gym just to pick up chicks

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#211877 - 07/25/13 11:39 AM Re: Today's word...olid. Words in transition [Re: jenny jenny]
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meed
PRONUNCIATION: (meed)
MEANING:
noun: Reward; recompense; wage.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Old English med. Earliest documented use: before 900.
m --> w
WEED
1) old ma: something to rid
2) hippie son: something to get

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#211879 - 07/25/13 01:13 PM Re: Today's word...olid. Words in transition [Re: jenny jenny]
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peed(oops)
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#211880 - 07/25/13 09:00 PM Re: Today's word...olid. Words in transition [Re: LukeJavan8]
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MEEDE - a Generel in the Civil War

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#211885 - 07/26/13 11:24 AM Re: Today's word...olid. Words in transition [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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pica

PRONUNCIATION:(PY-kuh)
MEANING: noun:
1. A tendency or craving for eating substances other than normal food (such as clay, chalk, and dirt), common during childhood or pregnancy.
2. In printing, a unit of type size, equal to about 1/6 of an inch.
3. A type size for typewriters, having ten characters to the inch.
ETYMOLOGY:
For 1: From Latin pica (magpie, craving), from a magpie's indiscriminate feeding. Earliest documented use: 1563.
For 2, 3: Of uncertain origin. Perhaps from a book or church rules. Earliest documented use: 1588.
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PIC
1) old ma: a tool for digging dirt to eat
2) hippie son: a nice photo to look at while he eats

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#211886 - 07/26/13 09:47 PM Re: Today's word...olid. Words in transition [Re: jenny jenny]
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POKA - a gambling game with cards and chips, in Boston

SPICA - the grim look on the orthopedic surgeon as he puts you in a cast from the hips down...

APICA - infant's word for a small orange-ish stoned fruit with fuzzy skin

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#211917 - 07/29/13 10:38 PM MONDAY ASPICES [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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auspices
PRONUNCIATION: (AW-spi-seez)
MEANING:
noun:
1. Patronage, support, or sponsorship.
2. A favorable sign.
ETYMOLOGY:
Plural of auspice, from Latin auspicium (divination from flight of birds), from auspex (bird watcher), from avis (bird) + specere (to look at). Ultimately from the Indo-European root awi- (bird), which is also the source of avian, ostrich, osprey, oval, ovum, ovary, egg, and caviar. Earliest documented use: 1611.
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E -- K
AUSPICKS - divinations by patterns of bird flights as to predicting the winners of horse races.

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