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#214625 - 04/04/14 05:09 PM A flashback wish for Flash Gordon to flash [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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KINKMAKER - Buster Crabbe's movies are not "kinky" ( although I bet many female Flash Gordon fans secretly wished that Flash would indeed flash) but the twists and turns of the convoluting plots would kink a knot in a Mingian's mind. shocked

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#214633 - 04/05/14 01:32 PM THIS JUST IN! [Re: jenny jenny]
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Indian Ocean 4/5/14 4:32pm CSNBC

CHINESE JUNK DETECTS PING IN INDIAN OCEAN

A chinese barge just reported recieving a series of pings that could be from the black Box of Malaysian Flight 360. The missing Boeing aircraft was equipted with a
PINGMAKER not the newly-developed pongmaker and the ships radioman said he was sure that he heard a "ping" and not a "pong".


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#214634 - 04/05/14 02:08 PM Just ducky [Re: jenny jenny]
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Now wouldn't that have made an elegant definition:

PINGMAKER - Margery Flack and Kurt Weise

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#214636 - 04/05/14 06:57 PM Say ducky...let's sing! [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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ZINGMAKER - in the movies in the 30's it was believed that the heart had strings that went ZING! They were right. What with Obamacare the pacemaker will be replaced with a zingmaker. Unlike a pacemaker the zingmaker waits five minutes after your heart has stopped beating and then zaps it with a super jolt. This saves electricity.

Now I will dig up the song "Zing Went The Strings of My heart" and we can have a nice sing-a-long here. smile

mad no luck mad

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#214637 - 04/05/14 07:20 PM Clang,clang,clang... [Re: jenny jenny]
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"Meet Me In St.Louis," right?

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#214638 - 04/05/14 08:06 PM Re: Clang,clang,clang... [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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Dang, dang, dang. I was hoping for the Coasters but...
Anyway here are the lyrics...
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[Spoken] Never could carry a tune, never knew where to start
You came along when everything was wrong and put a song in my heart.

When you smiled at me, I heard a melody
It haunted me from the start
Something inside of me started a symphony
Zing! Went the strings of my heart

'Twas like a breath of spring, heard a robin sing
About a nest set apart
All nature seemed to be in perfect harmony
Zing! Went the strings of my heart

I still recall the thrill, guess I always will
I hope 'twill never depart
All nature seemed to be in perfect harmony
Zing! Went the strings of my heart


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#214639 - 04/05/14 09:26 PM Googling "Zing went the Strings" yields... [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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Originally Posted By: wofahulicodoc

"Meet Me In St.Louis," right?


Nope. "Listen, Darling," 1938. But Judy Garland, nevertheless. I see [hear] the movie has slightly different words, and two more verses.

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#214645 - 04/07/14 12:45 AM The AWAD today is BELFRY [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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belfry

PRONUNCIATION: (BEL-free)
MEANING:noun:
1. A bell tower; also the part of a tower where a bell is hung.
2. Head. Usually in the phrase to have bats in the belfry, meaning to be crazy.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Old French berfrei, from High German bergan (to protect or shelter) and Old English frith (peace). Originally the term was berfrei and it was a siege tower or watchtower. Since it had bells, people began to think the term was belfry.
Ultimately from the Indo-European root bhergh- (high), which also gave us iceberg, borough, burg, burglar, bourgeois, fortify, force, bourgeois, inselberg, and sforzando. Earliest documented use: 1300.
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SELFRY - the universal right to take photographs of one's self, clothed, naked, or otherwise, and to paste these images on the world wide Internet.

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#214646 - 04/07/14 03:10 AM Re: The AWAD today is BELFRY [Re: jenny jenny]
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BELFRO One of two directions that a hollow metallic reverberating device can swing, the other being belto.

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#214650 - 04/07/14 04:32 PM ...sometimes eaten by bats [Re: Tromboniator]
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BELERY - a crunchy green typographical error that grows in stalks and is often chopped and added to chicken salad

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