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#212372 - 09/02/13 07:10 PM Re: Give me that song and dance! [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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#212375 - 09/02/13 09:17 PM Re: Give me that song and dance! [Re: Tromboniator]
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#212383 - 09/03/13 10:56 AM Honcho Tuesday [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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honcho

PRONUNCIATION: (HAWN-choh)
MEANING:
noun: One who is in charge of a situation; leader; boss.
verb tr.: To organize, manage, or lead a project, event, etc.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Japanese hancho, from han (squad) + cho (chief). Earliest documented use: 1947.
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HUNCHO - a community organizer who thinks with his hunches and all his hunches are bad.

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#212385 - 09/03/13 11:19 AM Re: Honcho Tuesday [Re: jenny jenny]
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LUNCHO A community organizer who thinks with his
hunches but makes sure they are always
at a diner/eatery at Lunch Time.


Edited by LukeJavan8 (09/03/13 11:19 AM)
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----please, draw me a sheep----

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#212386 - 09/03/13 12:29 PM Re: Honcho Tuesday [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
LUNCHO A community organizer who thinks with his
hunches but makes sure they are always
at a diner/eatery at Lunch Time.


laugh Good thinking, Luke. With wit comes truth. laugh

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#212389 - 09/03/13 02:39 PM Re: Honcho Tuesday [Re: jenny jenny]
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blush
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----please, draw me a sheep----

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#212398 - 09/04/13 07:07 AM multicultural [Re: LukeJavan8]
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HONCHOO

1. The Boss's sneeze, and the Cockney's response, as in "Honchoo gunna say "Gesundheit, Boss?"
3. A poor transliteration of the name of the largest island of Japan

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#212405 - 09/04/13 06:00 PM Re: multicultural [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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SKOSH

PRONUNCIATION: (skoash)

MEANING: noun: A small amount; a little bit.

ETYMOLOGY: From Japanese sukoshi (a little). Earliest documented use: 1955.

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ASKOSH, pronounced ASS-cosh --
what I call my cravat after a few too many SKOSCHes

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#212407 - 09/04/13 07:59 PM Multicultural Acronyms [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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add A

SKOSHA - South Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency
________ i.e. ten thousand American men and missiles on duty watch at ____________ the North Korean border

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#212416 - 09/05/13 09:47 PM Re: Multicultural Acronyms [Re: jenny jenny]
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KAMIKAZE

PRONUNCIATION:
(kah-mi-KAH-zee)

MEANING:
noun: Someone who behaves in a reckless, self-destructive manner.
adjective: Extremely reckless, potentially self-destructive.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Japanese kamikaze (divine wind), from kami (god, divinity) + kaze (wind). Earliest documented use: 1896.

NOTES:
In Japanese folklore, kamikaze was the divine wind that destroyed a Mongol invasion fleet under Kublai Khan. In World War II, the kamikaze were suicidal attacks by Japanese pilots who crashed their planes on an enemy target such as a ship.

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KAMRIKAZE - what we used to use to protect our Kodak Kameras against dropping, raining, and other hazards

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