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#209796 - 02/26/13 05:44 AM Re: Pogophile improved... [Re: jenny jenny]
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LOGOPHITE someone who eats theit own words
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#209800 - 02/26/13 11:01 AM Todays word: homologous [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
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homologous
PRONUNCIATION: (huh-MOL-uh-guhs, hoh-)
MEANING: adjective:
1. Exhibiting a degree of correspondence or similarity.
2. Corresponding in structure and evolutionary origin, but not necessarily in function.
For example, human arm, dog foreleg, bird wing, and whale flipper are homologous.
ETYMOLOGY: From Greek homo- (same) + logos (word, proportion, reason). Earliest documented use: 1660.
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HOMOBOGOUS - different day same swamp



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#209812 - 02/26/13 09:37 PM obscure ones... [Re: jenny jenny]
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HOROLOGOUS - like a clock

HOMOLOGONS - men signing into compter networks

HOMOZOGOUS - dwelling in the Emerald City, by the grace of Glinda

HUMOLOGOUS - funnily worded? or maybe, moistly worded?

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#209818 - 02/27/13 10:05 AM Re: obscure ones... [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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hagiarchy

PRONUNCIATION: (HAG-ee-ar-kee, HAY-jee-)
MEANING:
noun: A government by holy persons. Also a place thus governed.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek hagi- (holy) + -archy (rule). Earliest documented use: 1826.
NOTES:
Two synonyms of this term are hagiocracy and hierocracy. Also, literally speaking, hierarchy is the rule of the high priest.
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HAGIARCH - a rain b o w

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#209819 - 02/27/13 12:08 PM Re: obscure ones... [Re: jenny jenny]
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hagiasophia

a once holy place now a museum
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#209821 - 02/27/13 12:13 PM Re: obscure ones... [Re: LukeJavan8]
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fagiarchy - the committee of a gay club.
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#209822 - 02/27/13 12:38 PM Re: obscure ones... [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
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wagiarchy - 1. government has gone to the dogs. 2. government by a bunch of jokers.

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#209823 - 02/27/13 12:46 PM Re: obscure ones... [Re: Tromboniator]
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Originally Posted By: Tromboniator
wagiarchy - 1. government has gone to the dogs. 2. government by a bunch of jokers.


I like this, Peter.
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#209826 - 02/27/13 03:41 PM Re: obscure ones... [Re: jenny jenny]
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And so do I!

lagiarchy - government by a bunch of crooks.
(Now whch gov't could THAT be?)


Edited by Rhubarb Commando (02/27/13 03:41 PM)
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#209842 - 02/28/13 10:17 AM A tough one... [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
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archetype

PRONUNCIATION:(AHR-ki-typ)
MEANING:
noun:
1. The original pattern or model of something; prototype.
2. An ideal or typical example of something.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek arche- (first, original) + -type (model, mold). Earliest documented use: 1605.
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ARCHIETYPE - the original Archie in the Archie Boy Comics

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