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#217360 - 06/27/14 05:39 PM Sweet Tea [Re: wofahulicodoc]
jenny jenny Offline
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TEADY - a tea Party adherent i.e. our last hope against iron fisted rule by ignoble government tyrants. frown

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#217369 - 06/27/14 10:37 PM fading away [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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Loc: Victoria, Australia
TOFADY - things are starting to get a bit blurry.


Edited by Bazr (06/27/14 10:38 PM)
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#217405 - 06/30/14 04:49 AM watch out !! [Re: Bazr]
Bazr Offline
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mossback

PRONUNCIATION:
(MOS-bak)

MEANING:
noun: A very old-fashioned person or one holding extremely conservative views.

ETYMOLOGY:
From the idea that someone is old enough to have moss grow on his back. Old aquatic animals, such as turtles, do develop mosslike growth on their backs. Earliest documented use: 1865.

USAGE:
"Here, Markowitz deals with ... moldy old mossbacks in English departments who won't teach writing by women."
Miriam Markowitz; Here Comes Everybody; The Nation (New York); Dec 9, 2013.

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BOSSBACK - workers are on the alert when he returns.
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#217408 - 06/30/14 08:58 AM Re: watch out !! [Re: Bazr]
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Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 08/06/01
Posts: 4901
Loc: Worcester, MA

MOSESBACK - what never saw the Promised Land

MOSSBARK - the north side of a tree

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#217409 - 06/30/14 09:59 AM Ninty-nine percent of Soccer... [Re: wofahulicodoc]
jenny jenny Offline
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Loc: Lower Aberdeen, Mississippi


TOSSBACK - the endless act of passing the ball to another team player because of your inner fear of missing the goal


USA USA USA USA USA USA USA

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#217414 - 07/01/14 01:46 AM Up against the Wall St. [Re: jenny jenny]
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Registered: 05/10/10
Posts: 821
Loc: Alaska
MOSTBACK an unbeatable investment.

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#217415 - 07/01/14 03:49 AM age might matter [Re: Tromboniator]
Bazr Offline
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Loc: Victoria, Australia
misanthrope

PRONUNCIATION:
(MIS-uhn-throp, MIZ-)

MEANING:
noun: One who dislikes people in general.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek misanthropos, from misos (hatred) + anthropos (man). Earliest documented use: 1683.

USAGE:
"Consider both an avid cocktail party hostess with hundreds of acquaintances and a grumpy misanthrope, who may have one or two friends."
Infectious Personalities; The Economist (London, UK); May 12, 2010.

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MIDANTHROPE - One who dislikes people who are middle aged.


Edited by Bazr (07/01/14 03:53 AM)
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#217418 - 07/01/14 08:18 AM Re: age might matter [Re: Bazr]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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Registered: 08/06/01
Posts: 4901
Loc: Worcester, MA

MISCANTHROPE - one who likes all kinds of unspecified people

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#217420 - 07/01/14 09:00 AM Today's misanthropic uplift [Re: wofahulicodoc]
jenny jenny Offline
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MISANTHOPE - having hate for the sin while retaining hope for the sinner

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#217427 - 07/02/14 04:06 AM grumpy [Re: jenny jenny]
Bazr Offline
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Loc: Victoria, Australia
bon vivant

PRONUNCIATION:
(BAHN vee-VAHNT, BON* vee-VAN*)
[* these syllables are nasal]


MEANING:
noun: One who enjoys good things in life, especially good food and drink.

ETYMOLOGY:
From French, from bon (good) + vivant (a person living), from vivre (to live). Earliest documented use: 1695.

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NON VIVANT - one who doesn't enjoy anything.
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