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#214799 - 04/22/14 09:44 AM Re: A bombax word for Tuesday: BOMBASTIC [Re: jenny jenny]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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BOMBATTIC - the IED assembly line is upstairs under the roof

BIMBASTIC - acting like a floozy, and proud of it, too (see also
BOOBASTIC and BOMBUSTIC)

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#214803 - 04/22/14 06:14 PM Re: A bombax word for Tuesday: BOMBASTIC [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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BOMBTASTIC - you da bomb, bro

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#214804 - 04/23/14 09:22 AM IMPECUNIOUS [Re: jenny jenny]
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impecunious
PRONUNCIATION: (im-pi-KYOO-nee-uhs)

MEANING: adjective: Having little or no money.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin im- (not) + pecunia (money), from pecus (cattle). Ultimately from the Indo-European root peku- (wealth), which also gave us fee, fief, fellow, peculiar, impecunious, and pecuniary. Earliest documented use: 1596.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY
Action is eloquence

----------William Shakespeare, impecunious poet and playwright (1564-1616)
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IMPECUNIOUS - a sad but ongoing condition of most imps blush


Edited by jenny jenny (04/23/14 11:23 AM)
Edit Reason: to correctly spell subject word

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#214806 - 04/23/14 04:54 PM Re: IMPECUNIOUS [Re: jenny jenny]
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IMPETUNIOUS - gotta lotta P. hybrida growing in my garden. (Did you know it means "tobacco" in a Tupi-Guarani language? Neither did I. Where would we be without Wikipedia...)

IMPECURIOUS - sounds like saying the same thing twice, doesn't it?

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#214807 - 04/23/14 05:00 PM Re: IMPECUNIOUS [Re: jenny jenny]
Tromboniator Offline
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IMPETUNIOUS - Not at all resembling Porky's girlfriend.

Oops. Hi, Wofa.


Edited by Tromboniator (04/23/14 05:00 PM)

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#214808 - 04/23/14 06:31 PM Re: IMPECUNIOUS [Re: Tromboniator]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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wink

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#214815 - 04/24/14 09:05 AM in recognition of the Paschal season [Re: jenny jenny]
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PETULANT

PRONUNCIATION: (PECH-uh-lent)

MEANING: adjective: Bad-tempered; cranky.

ETYMOLOGY: [From Latin petere (to seek, assail). Ultimately from the Indo-European root pet- (to rush or fly), which also gave us feather, petition, compete, perpetual, propitious, pteridology, pinnate, and lepidopterology. Earliest documented use: 1598.

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false starts:
petulant = having petals? like a petunia?
petulant = sings like Ms Clark?
petulant = mildly explosive, even gassy, as in "hoist by his own petard"?

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PESTULANT - afflicted with two Pharaonic Plagues simultaneously: Pestilence, and Boils (pustules)

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#214819 - 04/24/14 12:25 PM no concept at all [Re: wofahulicodoc]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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...and going back to March 31:

INTERREGNUM-->
INTERPREGNUM - the time between babies

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#214822 - 04/24/14 10:07 PM In search of quality education [Re: wofahulicodoc]
jenny jenny Offline
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PETULANE - the bad temper of students who find they have been rejected by Tulane and so must attend Harvard instead.

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#214824 - 04/25/14 12:29 AM In search of Perfect Words [Re: jenny jenny]
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incorrigible

PRONUNCIATION: (in-KOR-i-juh-buhl)
MEANING:
adjective: Incapable of being corrected or reformed.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin in- (not) + corrigere (to correct). Ultimately from the Indo-European reg- (to move in a straight line, lead, or rule), which also gave us regime, direct, rectangle, erect, rectum, alert, source, surge, recto, regular, abrogate, arrogate, prorogue, interregnum, regent, and supererogatory. Earliest documented use: 1340.
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INCORRIGBIBLE - a bible incorrigible

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