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#217701 - 07/16/14 08:47 AM SECRETORY BUGMEN [Re: Bazr]
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SECRESTORY - entomoligists have known for a long time that ants talked in smells but thought it best not to tell anybody.

EXAMPLE:
"The secret behind such organised societies is communication through the use of around 20 pheromones, emitted by ants' secretory organs."
Wisdom of Crowds; The Economist (London, UK); Apr 8, 2009.


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#217707 - 07/16/14 06:47 PM Mon Dieu! [Re: jenny jenny]
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SACRETORY - a Conservative French Cardinal

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#217728 - 07/17/14 02:53 PM appropriate for "Mensopause" [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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FACTITIOUS

PRONUNCIATION: (fak-TISH-uhs)

MEANING: adjective:
1. Artificial
2. Sham

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin facticius (artificial), past participle of facere (to do). Earliest documented use: 1646.

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FACTRITIOUS - full of objective truths, thereby nourishng the mind

FACETITIOUS - describing a gem cut into many small smooth sides, to enhance internal reflectivity and increase sparkle

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Hmm... first inspissated, then secretory, now factitious - could be subtitled "Another thread of Words from Medicine" laugh

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#217735 - 07/18/14 08:58 AM a prose poem [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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PROEM

PRONUNCIATION: (PRO-uhm, -em)

MEANING: noun: An introduction, preface, or preamble.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old French proeme, from Latin prooemium, from Greek prooimion, from pro- (before) + oime (song). Earliest documented use: 1410.

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PROLEM - what an alcoholic has (see VOTARDY, above)

PROXEM - singular of PROXI

BROEM - a Dutch besom

PRO-REM - that new sleeping medicine

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#217740 - 07/18/14 05:22 PM A PROEM for a POEM [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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PHOEM (FOE-em ) -
1) a home phone not a cell phone
2) anything archaic

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#217746 - 07/18/14 09:47 PM put the oar in the thole [Re: jenny jenny]
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ROEM - what you do to shells, sculls, and wherries

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#217749 - 07/19/14 03:05 AM yoga [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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PREOM - what you do before you start meditating.
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live in the moment

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#217758 - 07/19/14 05:56 PM The last word [Re: Bazr]
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P-ROOM - a private room

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#217762 - 07/19/14 10:07 PM quoth the urologist [Re: jenny jenny]
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P-ROOM - a private room

...that would be a private bathroom ?

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#217769 - 07/20/14 08:31 AM Re: quoth the urologist [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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Maybe. But it also was supposed to be THE LAST WORD frown

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