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#209845 - 02/28/13 12:43 PM Re: A tough one... [Re: jenny jenny]
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ORCHETYPE -- what Nero Wolfe is obsessed by.

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#209848 - 02/28/13 02:36 PM Re: A tough one... [Re: jenny jenny]
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archihype - over-fulsome praise of modern buildings.
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#209855 - 02/28/13 05:36 PM Re: A tough one... [Re: jenny jenny]
LukeJavan8 Online   sleepy
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ARCHIEHYPE
Listening to the rants of Archie Bunker.
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#209859 - 03/01/13 09:23 AM Oh well... [Re: LukeJavan8]
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A.Word.A.Day with Anu Garg dactylography
PRONUNCIATION:(dak-tuh-LOG-ruh-fee)
MEANING:
noun: The study of fingerprints as a means of identification.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek dactylo- (finger or toe) + -graphy (writing). Earliest documented use: 1884.
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less G

DACTYLORAPHY - when a rapper does that crazy handjive

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#209860 - 03/01/13 11:48 AM Re: Oh well... [Re: jenny jenny]
LukeJavan8 Online   sleepy
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AMBIDACTYLOGRAPHYleft-hand/right-handed search for clues
based on finger prints.
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#209863 - 03/01/13 03:04 PM Re: Oh well... [Re: LukeJavan8]
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QUACTYLOGRAPHY - identifying water-fowl by the noise they make.
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#209894 - 03/04/13 09:27 AM Re: Oh well, it's Monday. Yippee! [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
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Anu's happy word of today: gelasin laugh

PRONUNCIATION:(JEL-uh-sin)

MEANING:
noun: A dimple in the cheek that appears when someone smiles.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek gelaein (to laugh), which also gave us the words agelast (one who never laughs) and hypergelast (one who laughs too much). Earliest documented use: 1608.
USAGE:
"Gelasin is this pretty little dimple of which Martial says:
His is the face less gracious
Who has not the gelasin joyous."
Laurent Joubert; Treatise on Laughter; University of Alabama Press; 1980.
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AGELASIN: the inability to dimple frown

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#209898 - 03/04/13 11:52 AM Re: Oh well, it's Monday. Yippee! [Re: jenny jenny]
LukeJavan8 Online   sleepy
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TELASIN

-what confession's for.
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#209899 - 03/04/13 01:38 PM Re: Oh well, it's Monday. Yippee! [Re: LukeJavan8]
jenny jenny Offline
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"A" sin, Luke?
For me it takes hours. smile

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#209900 - 03/04/13 01:44 PM Re: Oh well, it's Monday. Yippee! [Re: jenny jenny]
LukeJavan8 Online   sleepy
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Well, I guess it can be a process. You know the old proverb
something about a journey of a thousand miles begins with
a single step. Wonder how much the old confession is used
any more, the Roman Church seems to pretty much have thrown the
baby out with the bath water.


Edited by LukeJavan8 (03/04/13 01:45 PM)
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