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#214306 - 02/26/14 12:24 PM ...provided there's one at hand [Re: wofahulicodoc]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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HANDSEL or HANSEL

PRONUNCIATION: (HAN-sel)

MEANING: noun:
1. A gift for good luck given at the beginning of the new year or a new venture.
2. A first payment or installment.
verb tr.:
1. To give a handsel to.
2. To inaugurate or to do something for the first time.

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HANDGEL - the slimy stuff in a dispenser that you use to get the germs off your hands (It's gotta be more than 61% alcohol or it doesn't work)
.. or
HANGEL - a British Cupid



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#214311 - 02/26/14 05:35 PM Re: ...provided there's one at hand [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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HANDBEL A digital, prehensile process on the lips of some very greedy catfish.

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#214312 - 02/26/14 08:53 PM Provided theres someone at hand other than a witch [Re: Tromboniator]
jenny jenny Offline
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HANDSELF - a term derived from the musical HANSEL AND GRETAL where, lost in the dark forest, a frightened Hansel tries to take his big sister's hand for comfort. Gretal sings...

Stop crying Hansel we've nothing to fear but fear itself
Button up your lip and keep your hands to yourself.


A moving moment.





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#214317 - 02/27/14 09:01 AM Heavy Thursday: mano a mano face to face [Re: jenny jenny]
jenny jenny Offline
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mano a mano

PRONUNCIATION: (MA-no a MA-no)
MEANING:
adverb: In direct competition; head-to-head.
adjective: One-on-one; face-to-face.
noun: 1. A bullfight where two matadors compete in turn, fighting several bulls.
2. A direct or face-to-face confrontation.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Spanish mano a mano (hand to hand). Earliest documented use: 1950.
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DANO A MANGO - give Dano a mango
(from Hawaii Five O. 1976).


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#214321 - 02/27/14 09:51 AM Re: Heavy Thursday: mano a mano face to face [Re: jenny jenny]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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MANOMANO - a beloved Muppets song (1969 !)

MANY A MANO - a big round of applause!

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#214329 - 02/28/14 11:43 AM Balm on Friday: PALMER [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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palmer

PRONUNCIATION: (PAH-muhr)
MEANING: noun: 1. A pilgrim.
2. An itinerant monk.
3. One who conceals a card or another object in a magic trick or in cheating in a game.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin palma (palm tree, palm of the hand). The name of the palm tree derives from the resemblance of the shape of its frond to the palm of a hand. In Medieval Europe, a pilgrim brought back a palm branch as a token of his pilgrimage. Earliest documented use: 1300. Also see palmy & palmary.
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PSALMER - a singer who sits beneath palm trees who gives balm and brings calm to the unease of all pilgrams who have ears to listen.

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#214330 - 02/28/14 02:53 PM Re: Balm on Friday: PALMER [Re: jenny jenny]
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PALOMER - a Spanish dove, in Boston

PALYMER - friendly plastic

PALMEX - mi amigo

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#214364 - 03/03/14 07:42 AM Get up! Now is Monday. Go and GALLIVANT. [Re: wofahulicodoc]
jenny jenny Offline
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gallivant or galavant

PRONUNCIATION: (GAL-uh-vant)
MEANING:
verb intr.: To roam about in search of pleasure.
ETYMOLOGY:
Perhaps alteration of gallant, from Old French galer (to rejoice). Earliest documented use: 1823.
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GALLIRANT - a wandering rant. (ranting is more fun than gallivanting) .

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#214365 - 03/03/14 09:13 AM Re: Get up! Now is Monday. Go and GALLIVANT. [Re: jenny jenny]
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GALLIVAUNT - pride in heroic French accomplishments (see also Charlemagne)

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#214376 - 03/04/14 12:05 AM Re: Get up! Now is Monday. Go and GALLIVANT. [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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Loc: Alaska
[b]DALLIVANT[/b to roam among the singles bars.

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