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#217575 - 07/09/14 02:43 PM Re: messy [Re: Bazr]
jenny jenny Offline
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Really, Bazr?
What down underworld dictionary has those two obscure words at your casual flip?

And otherwise your poem as well is obscure. crazy

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#217576 - 07/09/14 07:54 PM Re: obscure [Re: jenny jenny]
Bazr Offline
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Isn't obscurity the spice of life?
We all pale into obscurity, don't we?

It's from Mirriam-Webster Open Dictionary on New Words & Slang.


Edited by Bazr (07/09/14 10:30 PM)
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#217597 - 07/10/14 03:21 AM Frangible Inyourface? [Re: Bazr]
Tromboniator Offline
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Registered: 05/10/10
Posts: 843
Loc: Alaska
I think that I get pigatry
I watch it each night on TV
But I don't get phicon:
Run, purple, or Nikon?
To me it's a deep mystery.

VOLE VOWEL

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#217614 - 07/10/14 12:03 PM Re: obscure [Re: Bazr]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Bazr
Isn't obscurity the spice of life?
We all pale into obscurity, don't we?

It's from Mirriam-Webster Open Dictionary on New Words & Slang.


laugh Most of us anyhow!


Edited by LukeJavan8 (07/10/14 12:03 PM)
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#217716 - 07/17/14 08:10 AM Re: English snobbery [Re: Tromboniator]
A C Bowden Offline
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Registered: 10/22/10
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Loc: London, UK
Originally Posted By: Tromboniator
VOLE VOWEL

There was a pretentious old soul
Who pronounced 'Vowel' something like 'Vole'.
As an owner of land,
He thought himself grand,
And said his name 'Powell' as 'Pole'.

REPTILE RESTRAIN

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#217752 - 07/19/14 11:04 AM American Defeatism [Re: A C Bowden]
jenny jenny Offline
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-> Yes I know, but maybe I should receive one star for being topical. frown

Listen my children and you shall hear
A rhymed black limerick by Nostradamus
The bear from the East, Putin, goes insane
Our reptile boy Motus, (read POTUS) doesn't restrain
Planes fall from the sky and we all die...all of us.


GYPSY - GUSTO




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#217922 - 08/01/14 10:03 PM Re: Con brio [Re: jenny jenny]
A C Bowden Offline
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In a hot oriental bazaar,
A gypsy girl played the guitar.
Her skill was not much,
But her gusto was such
That the crowds all proclaimed her a star.

LOCOMOTIVE LORGNETTE

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#218048 - 08/11/14 11:05 AM Commoners and Queens [Re: A C Bowden]
jenny jenny Offline
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In 1842 Queen Victoria became the first monarch to ride in a car pulled by a locomotive. A failed assassination attempt on her life as she rode about in the royal horse-powered carriage a month earlier might have been her prompt.

Her footmen rode standing near the soot stack up front
Among cut flowers the Queen followed in a railcar with a loo
She looked out the window and raised her lorgnette
A grimy commoner was staring in - their eyes met
At that magic moment both simultaneously knew
That kings, queens, and commoners, would one day be few.


GORILLA GRABBING




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#218283 - 08/25/14 02:31 PM Re: Unexpected abduction [Re: jenny jenny]
A C Bowden Offline
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Posts: 349
Loc: London, UK
There was an enormous gorilla
Which lived in a zoo near Manila.
A man caused surprise
By grabbing its thighs
And marching it back to his villa.

SLIGHT SLURRY

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#218284 - 08/25/14 04:58 PM Unexpected attack [Re: A C Bowden]
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Registered: 05/10/10
Posts: 843
Loc: Alaska
I bump her 'cause I'm in a hurry,
Spill her drink. Now her eyes flash with fury.
She imagines a slight,
And she's ready to fight.
My eyes burn with vodka-ice slurry.

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