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#210256 - 04/04/13 09:36 PM Re: Word Salad [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
With these two I am reminded of the
"now you know", that's the "rest of the story" guy.
Senior Moment.

(That'd be Paul Harvey, yes?)


TEMEROARIOUS - The players on my side had the audacity to be shouting loudly. (Also we don't spell so gude.)

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#210266 - 04/05/13 10:37 AM Re: Word Salad [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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A.Word.A.Day less Anu Garg
malapert
PRONUNCIATION:(MAL-uh-puhrt)
MEANING: adjective: Boldly disrespectful.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old French mal- (bad, wrong) + apert (bold, insolent, clever), from Latin apertus (open). Ultimately from the Indo-European root wer- (to cover), which also gave us overt, cover, warranty, warren, garage, garret, garment, garrison, garnish, guarantee, and pert. Earliest documented use: 1400.
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malavert verb - the act of avoiding that which is bad

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#210268 - 04/05/13 11:42 AM Re: Word Salad [Re: jenny jenny]
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Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
With these two I am reminded of the
"now you know", that's the "rest of the story" guy.
Senior Moment.

(That'd be Paul Harvey, yes?)



I used to listen daily, could see his face, and continued
to scratch my head. Finally gave up.
Paul Harvey: thanks.


Edited by LukeJavan8 (04/05/13 11:43 AM)
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#210269 - 04/05/13 11:44 AM Re: Word Salad [Re: LukeJavan8]
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malatort the act of avoiding litigation
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#210272 - 04/05/13 04:03 PM Re: Word Salad [Re: LukeJavan8]
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malaport - them French pirates are coming up on our left side...

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#210273 - 04/05/13 04:11 PM Re: Word Salad [Re: jenny jenny]
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MALAPEST - an awkward poetic foot guaranteed to disrupt the scansion of any verse

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#210328 - 04/08/13 10:37 AM Word Salad: ANU's AWAD for Monday [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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lex loci

PRONUNCIATION:(leks LOH-sy, -kee, -ky)

MEANING:noun: The law of the place.

ETYMOLOGY:From Latin lex (law) + locus (place). Earliest documented use: 1832.

NOTES: Lex loci says that the law of that country or jurisdiction applies where the act was done.
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TEX LOCI (noun) - if you wanna play music in Texas you'd better have a fiddle in the band.

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#210333 - 04/08/13 05:09 PM no, not Lex Luthor [Re: jenny jenny]
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Rex Loci - the set of dinosaurs equidistant from a case in point

Lex Lock - tied up in legal red tape

Lex Loki - injustice in Asgard

Lex Loca - crazy immigration policy

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#210337 - 04/08/13 05:49 PM Re: no, not Lex Luthor-YES<YES [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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Lex pokey -Superman's nemesis in jail
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#210339 - 04/08/13 09:46 PM Anu's Lexicon [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Lox Loci - delicatessens

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