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#212124 - 08/13/13 07:23 AM a day at the Sorbonne [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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ANATOPISM

PRONUNCIATION:
(uh-NAT-uh-piz-ehm)

MEANING:
noun: The error of placing something out of its proper place; also something placed erroneously.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek ana- (against) + topos (place). Anatopism is to place what anachronism is to time. Earliest documented use: 1812.

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ANATOLISM - Francophilia

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#212133 - 08/13/13 05:18 PM It ain't easy [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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ANATOPRISM - an inability to look through the top of optical prism and see the bent light

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#212142 - 08/14/13 08:44 AM Re: It ain't easy [Re: jenny jenny]
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quaternary

PRONUNCIATION:
(KWOT-uhr-ner-ee, kwuh-TUHR-nuh-ree)

MEANING:
adjective:
1. Of the fourth order.
2. Consisting of or arranged in fours.
noun:
1. A group of four.
2. The number four.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin quattuor (four). Earliest documented use: 1450.
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QUAETENARY (noun) southern us

PRONUCIATION: qwart TER nare EE
MEANING: a ner-do-well who has never had nare a quarter.

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#212155 - 08/14/13 09:16 PM Re: It ain't easy [Re: jenny jenny]
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QUITERNARY - Never say die !

EQUATERNARY - I'll say it again, the Earth is FLAT !!

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#212161 - 08/15/13 06:57 AM Re: It ain't easy [Re: wofahulicodoc]
jenny jenny Offline
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Originally Posted By: wofahulicodoc

QUITERNARY - Never say die !

EQUATERNARY - I'll say it again, the Earth is FLAT !!

__________________ laugh laugh __________ funny X two, Wolf

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#212163 - 08/15/13 11:51 AM ELFLOCK [Re: jenny jenny]
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elflock
PRONUNCIATION: (ELF-lok)
MEANING:
noun: A tangled lock of hair.
ETYMOLOGY:
An elflock is a mass of hair supposedly tangled by elves, as a mother might explain to her daughter while untangling her snarled locks after a slumber. From Old English aelf. Ultimately from the Indo-European root albho- (white), which is also the source of oaf, albino, album, albumen, and albedo. Earliest documented use: 1596.
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SELFLOCK - dreadlocks self-imposed

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#212166 - 08/15/13 06:41 PM Re: ELFLOCK [Re: jenny jenny]
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EFFLOCK - can't find my @#$%^! keys !!

ELFLICK - counterpart of a chickflick, in Madrid

ELMLOCK - an unfortunate hybrid tree, hardly seen any more: afflicted by both Woolly Adelgid and Dutch Elm Disease

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#212173 - 08/16/13 11:20 AM Re: ELFLOCK [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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allochthonous

PRONUNCIATION: (uh-LOK-thuh-nuhs)
MEANING:
adjective: Originating in a region other than where it is found.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek from allos (other) + chthon (earth, land). Ultimately from the Indo-European root dhghem- (earth), which also sprouted human, homicide, humble, homage, chamomile, exhume, inhume, chthonic, disinter, chameleonic, and Persian zamindar (landholder). Earliest documented use: 1888.
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CALLOCHTHONOUS - of a mean and callous land

USAGE: A good nation may cause evil to other nations not only by its actions but by its inaction, and in either case it is justly accountable to the callochthonous nation for the injury.
___________________________________ Not John Stuart Mill


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#212175 - 08/16/13 02:50 PM Psalm say... [Re: jenny jenny]
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ALTOCHTHONOUS -- The Voice of the Turtle, heard in our Land, is female and low-pitched.

A Solomonic declaration, indeed.

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#212180 - 08/16/13 05:54 PM Re: Psalm say... [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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Surprised no one took

ELFLUCK

the old pot'o gold at the end of the rainbow.
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----please, draw me a sheep----

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