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#3374 - 06/06/00 11:28 PM Not to brag
goodgold Offline
stranger

Registered: 03/16/00
Posts: 4
Loc: California USA
I came across this word serendipitously, which pretty much sums up the story of my life. I present it here for your amusement. Let me know if you ever find a use for it.

rodomontade


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#3375 - 06/07/00 12:21 AM Re: Not to brag
Lucy Offline
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Registered: 05/10/00
Posts: 28
Loc: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
I could be miles off (or indeed kilometres), Goodgold, but have you been listening to ABC FM of a morning?


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#3376 - 06/07/00 02:51 AM Re: Not to brag
Rubrick Offline
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Registered: 05/18/00
Posts: 679
Loc: Somewhere outside New York
> I came across this word serendipitously, which pretty much sums up the story of my life. I present it here for your
amusement. Let me know if you ever find a use for it.

I can only guess that you were a career politician!


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#3377 - 06/07/00 09:21 AM Re: Not to brag
tsuwm Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 04/03/00
Posts: 10508
Loc: this too shall pass
hmmm... this was the word-of-the-day at http://word.parlez.com a few days back. vain boasting indeed.

"For this lover of great literature understood not one sentence
out of twelve, and his favourite part was that of which he
understood the least - the inimitable, mouth-filling rodomontade
of the ghost in 'Hamlet'."

--Robert Louis Stevenson, "Across The Plains"


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#3378 - 06/08/00 08:27 PM Re: Not to brag
Jackie Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 11605
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
>>I came across this word serendipitously, which pretty much sums up the story of my life.<<
--Are you rodomontading here, or serendipiting? (Gee, I don't think I've ever verbed an adverb before!)


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