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#217227 - 06/20/14 11:26 PM Re: ARROYO [Re: Bazr]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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Originally Posted By: Bazr
ARTOYO - the Japanese version of 'Toy Story'

...you sure you don't mean the Droid in the Japanese version of 'Star Wars' ?

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#217230 - 06/21/14 01:31 AM Re: ARROYO [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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AFROYO - a yo for a bro with a afro.

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#217231 - 06/21/14 01:48 AM Re: ARROYO [Re: jenny jenny]
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Originally Posted By: jenny jenny

AFROYO - a yo for a bro with a afro.


very creative jen
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#217232 - 06/21/14 01:52 AM Re: ARROYO [Re: jenny jenny]
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BRROYO it's cold out there.....!!!
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#217271 - 06/23/14 08:33 AM It is Monday and I feel SQUIRRELY how 'bout you? [Re: Bazr]
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squirrelly or squirrely

PRONUNCIATION: (SKWUR-uh-lee)

MEANING:
adjective: 1. Restless, jumpy, nervy. 2. Odd or crazy.

ETYMOLOGY:

Why do we consider a squirrel squirrelly? Well, it's either their unpredictable running around or we think they are nutty because of their preference for nuts. The word came to us via French and Latin from Greek skiouros (shadow-tailed), from skia (shadow) + oura (tail). Ultimately from the Indo-European root ors- (buttocks) which also gave us ass, dodo, and cynosure. Earliest documented use: 1925.

USAGE:
"'It's indicative of how squirrelly the market is,' Christopher Dixo said, adding that investors are skittish about any degree of negative news."
Sallie Hofmeister; Diller's Internet Empire Takes a Hit; Los Angeles Times; Jan 7, 2003.

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SQUIRELY - to act in a manor in the manner of a squire

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#217277 - 06/23/14 04:06 PM Rocky Road [Re: jenny jenny]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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(...says Bullwinkle)

SQUIRBELLY - Sancho Panza's tummy

SQUARRELLY - it leads to arguments

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#217285 - 06/24/14 03:21 AM a bit tinny [Re: wofahulicodoc]
Bazr Offline
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canaille

PRONUNCIATION:
(kuh-NAYL, -NY)

MEANING:
noun: The common people; the masses; riffraff.

ETYMOLOGY:
From French canaille (villain, rabble), from Italian canaglia (pack of dogs, rabble), from cane (dog), from Latin canis (dog). Ultimately from the Indo-European root kwon- (dog), which is also the source of canine, chenille (from French chenille: caterpillar, literally, little dog), kennel, canary, hound, dachshund, corgi, cynic, and cynosure. Earliest documented use: 1676.

USAGE:
"The gang in the alley was not canaille; fine gentlemen from the court were raging here."
Isak Dinesen; Last Tales; Random House; 1957.


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CANVILLE - a town where tin cans live in harmony with each other.


Edited by Bazr (06/24/14 03:22 AM)
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#217290 - 06/24/14 06:49 AM Re: a bit tinny [Re: Bazr]
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CANAISLE - where you find the soup

CANALLE - DeutcheBank just fired their entire staff

CANAIDLE - nobody in the Loo just now

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#217295 - 06/24/14 12:23 PM CANAILLE: The Little Red Engine That Could [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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CAN'TILLE - the little red engine that couldn't.

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#217302 - 06/25/14 04:27 AM tightwad [Re: jenny jenny]
Bazr Offline
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monkeyshine

PRONUNCIATION:
(MUNG-kee-shyn)

MEANING:
noun: A trick, prank, or antic.

ETYMOLOGY:
After monkey + shine (a caper). A similar term is monkey business. Earliest documented use: 1832.

USAGE:
"Senator Fritz Hollings opened in his usual direct fashion: Let's cut out the monkeyshines and get down to business."
Mary McGrory; Amtrak Melodrama; The Washington Post; Jun 30, 2002.

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MONEYSHINE - when you hold cash in your wallet for too long you get this..


Edited by Bazr (06/25/14 04:29 AM)
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