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#4955 - 04/07/01 05:11 PM Bully good topic!!
WhitmanO'Neill Offline
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Registered: 03/13/01
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Just in for a short browse, but I had to log-in to respond to this one because I couldn't believe no one mentioned

serpentine: snakelike (and would you like a nice shiny red apple, Eve?), but actually more in the meaning of a slithery form rather than character.

and, then, of course, so obvious with all the bovine talk (and to quote good ol' Teddy Roosevelt): Bully! We'll have a bully good time!


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#4956 - 04/07/01 05:22 PM Re: Bully good topic!!
WhitmanO'Neill Offline
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Since I brought up bully, I guess I better add bullish, too...as in financial jargon, or feeling sure or solid about something.


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#4957 - 04/07/01 05:57 PM Re: Bully good topic!!
musick Offline
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Bearish? Opps, that's a swear word, isn't it?


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#4958 - 04/08/01 09:32 AM Re: Bully good topic!!
WhitmanO'Neill Offline
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And I sheepishly have to admit forgetting sheepish!


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#4959 - 04/09/01 07:50 AM Re: Bully good topic!!
Sparteye Offline
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Registered: 01/05/01
Posts: 1773
I won't badger you about forgetting .... er, ... badger.

And when someone has been soundly defeated in a game of cribbage, he has been skunked.

An easy, close-in shot in basketball is a bunny.

I shall doggedly pursue more animal terms.

Release the hounds! The cat's out of the bag. Buy a pig in a poke. Cat got your tongue? My friend is hen-pecked, but he doesn't crow about it. Quit monkeying around. Quit horsing around.

Lookout! Catfight! One of them will be eating crow soon enough. The other will be the scapegoat.

Well, I've layed enough eggs, and milked this long enough.

What a ham... [and I've segued into the inevitable food thread ]


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#4960 - 04/14/01 10:55 AM Re: Bully good topic!!
teresag Offline
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Registered: 03/12/01
Posts: 60
Loc: Oregon, USA
Does anyone else suspect Sparteye's getting a little squirrelly?


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#4961 - 06/28/01 09:00 AM Re: animal adjectives
archie Offline
stranger

Registered: 06/26/01
Posts: 5
hi

can anyone tell me the origin of the phrase full monty please


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#4962 - 06/28/01 09:39 AM Re: animal adjectives
Sparteye Offline
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Registered: 01/05/01
Posts: 1773
OK, Archie. Fess up. [squinting-through-the-fog-of-pseudonym-aliases emoticon]



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#4963 - 06/28/01 10:12 AM Re: animal adjectives
jimthedog Offline
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Registered: 02/24/01
Posts: 387
Loc: Hartsville, New York.
hmmmm..... one doesn't know who anyone is, if someone is signing up repeatedly.



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#4964 - 06/28/01 10:21 AM Re: animal adjectives
Faldage Offline
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can anyone tell me the origin of the phrase full monty please

We could, but not here.


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