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#214575 - 03/30/14 09:37 PM Mensopause II
wofahulicodoc Offline
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Your wish is my command.

BTW - near the top of this page is a line of choices "Forum List ... My Stuff ... Calendar ..." etc. Clicking My Stuff gets you some interesting options you might want to play with. (...but I digress...)

Third one down on the list is "Edit Preferences." Click on that.

The tenth one down is "Total posts to show on one page when viewing a post in flat mode: (default is 10)" and you can set it higher. I'm using the maximum of 99, so for me 1,000 posts is just 10 pages, not 100. I consider it much lower overhead.

So - here's the place to resume come Monday!

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#214576 - 03/31/14 07:11 AM Let's start at the very begnning [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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INTERREGNUM

PRONUNCIATION:
(in-tuhr-REG-nuhm)

MEANING:
noun: The period between the end of a reign and the beginning of the next; a time when there is no ruler.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin, from inter- (between) + regnum (reign). Ultimately from the Indo-European reg- (to move in a straight line, lead, or rule), which also gave us regent, regime, direct, rectangle, erect, rectum, alert, source, surge, recto, regent, prorogue, arrogate, abrogate, regent, and supererogatory. Earliest documented use: 1579.

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INTERROGNUM - government by quiz show

AINTERREGNUM - this is no way to run the country


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#214577 - 04/01/14 08:28 AM Better to have stuck in vein... [Re: wofahulicodoc]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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...than never to have stuck at all.


BASILIC

PRONUNCIATION: (buh-SIL-ik, -ZIL-)

MEANING: adjective: Kingly; royal.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin basilicus, from Greek basilikos (royal). Earliest documented use: 1727.

NOTES: Many things are named after this kingly word: plants, animals, architecture, and more. Basil, the aromatic herb of the mint family, is named so because it was used in royal preparations for medicine, bath, etc. A large vein of the upper arm is called the basilic vein due to its supposed importance. The basilisk lizard (and the legendary reptile) are named for their crown-like crest...

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BASILI - an exhortation to seriousness: "Don't basili !"

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#214578 - 04/01/14 10:34 AM Re: Better to have stuck in vein... [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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BASILISC - the critter in Harry Potter
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#214579 - 04/01/14 11:27 AM Catching up from weekend in woods...INTERREGNUM [Re: wofahulicodoc]
jenny jenny Offline
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Sorry Doc, Happy April Fools Day anyway. smile

INTERREGNMUM - interregnum between the death of the king and his oldest son obtaining his majority that is usually ruled haphazardly by the son's mum.

(1) add a letter

ENTERREGNUM - hail the new King

(2) change a letter

INTERREGNU - to renew the inner gnu

(3) subtract a letter

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BASHILIC (adj) - what Tyson was

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#214587 - 04/02/14 01:02 AM The Anu word this day is KINGDOM COME [Re: jenny jenny]
jenny jenny Offline
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A.Word.A.Day with Anu Garg

kingdom come

PRONUNCIATION:(KING-duhm kuhm)
MEANING:
noun:
1. The next world; heaven.
2. A place or future time very remote; the end of time.

ETYMOLOGY:
From the phrase "Thy kingdom come" in the New Testament. Earliest documented use: 1785.
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SINGDOM CAME - then left, without Luciano Pavoratti


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#214589 - 04/02/14 03:31 AM Re: The Anu word this day is KINGDOM COME [Re: jenny jenny]
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Hm. It hasn't come to the kingdom of Alaska yet.

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#214593 - 04/02/14 12:51 PM Maybe not, but it's getting closer... [Re: jenny jenny]
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KINGDOME COME - the Seattle Seahawks are building a new stadium! See the Old Kingdome bite the dust here.

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#214594 - 04/02/14 12:57 PM Re: Maybe not, but it's getting closer... [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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KLINGDOM COME Klingon empire after budget cuts.
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#214595 - 04/02/14 01:53 PM Re: Maybe not, but it's getting closer... [Re: LukeJavan8]
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KINGDOMO COME - an Official Summons to the Grand Vizier (much higher than the Major Domo)

KINGDOM COMP - what Prince Charming gets free for marrying the Princess

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