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#210340 - 04/09/13 04:35 AM Re: Anu's Lexicon [Re: wofahulicodoc]
Tromboniator Offline
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Ooo, wofa, that's brilliant.

lex lopi: Cops! Let's run!

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#210353 - 04/10/13 08:04 AM Re: Anu's Lexicon: Wednesday [Re: Tromboniator]
jenny jenny Offline
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A.Word.A.Day with Anu Garg

suborn

PRONUNCIATION:(suh-BORN)
MEANING: verb tr.: To induce another to perform an unlawful act or give false testimony.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin subornare, from sub- (secretly) + ornare (to equip). Other words that derive from ornare are adorn and ornate. Earliest documented use: 1534.
add n

SUNBORN- we are the stuff of stars



Edited by jenny jenny (04/10/13 08:06 AM)

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#210356 - 04/10/13 11:41 AM Re: Anu's Lexicon: Wednesday [Re: jenny jenny]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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That's a beautiful thought, JJ.
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#210357 - 04/10/13 11:49 AM Re: Anu's Lexicon: Wednesday [Re: jenny jenny]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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SUBARN - where Pedro keeps the livestock

SUBORB - a bathysphere

SUBORAN - recently-identified Algerian oil reserve, as yet untapped because it lies beneath a major metropolitan area

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#210358 - 04/10/13 11:52 AM Re: Anu's Lexicon: Wednesday [Re: wofahulicodoc]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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stewbarn where food is prepared for the 'hoedown'
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#210359 - 04/10/13 01:12 PM Re: Anu's Lexicon: Wednesday [Re: LukeJavan8]
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nuborn: Greek infant.

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#210365 - 04/11/13 08:51 AM Re: Anu's Lexicon: Thursday [Re: Tromboniator]
jenny jenny Offline
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Anu Garg's word

mens rea

PRONUNCIATION: (MENZ REE-uh)

MEANING: noun: Criminal intent.

ETYMOLOGY:From Latin mens rea (guilty mind). Earliest documented use: 1861.
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a -> p

mens rep - a vulgar mind

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#210368 - 04/11/13 11:49 AM Re: Anu's Lexicon: Thursday [Re: jenny jenny]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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mens rec poetic scratchings on restroom stall dividers.
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#210371 - 04/11/13 12:30 PM Re: Anu's Lexicon: Thursday [Re: LukeJavan8]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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mens rhea = male ostrich

mens read = Playboy Magazine

mens rear = don't even go there !

And if we bend the rules j-u-u-s-t a bit, salving our guilty conscience (a real "mens rea"?) by changing both words the same way -

amens area = evangelical meeting hall

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#210372 - 04/11/13 12:36 PM Re: Anu's Lexicon: Thursday [Re: wofahulicodoc]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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Are you sure you don't have too much time on your
hands?, he said tongue-in-cheek.




mens reap bordello


Edited by LukeJavan8 (04/11/13 12:37 PM)
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