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#98913 - 03/17/03 08:30 PM Hogwarsh Results
Coffeebean Offline
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Registered: 02/11/03
Posts: 725
Loc: Oregon, USA
HOGWASH : phagotum
RESULTS ON PAGE FIVE
choose one

a) Alimentation, the liquid pushed through a tube into a comatose person's stomach.

b) Outdoor restaurant in an agora (Greek marketplace); by extension, any sidewalk café.

c) The algae which clings to rocks and docks at the water line of fresh water lakes and slow-moving streams.

d) Appellation for the Hughes BGM-71 fly-by-wire anti-tank missile, nicknamed the "little tank eater" (from phago-, eating + Tank Unhinging Missile).

e) A glutton - someone who eats too much.

f) An open-work decoration of fabric in which thread is drawn in crisscross stitches across an open seam; a corruption from Greek “phaekelos” (i.e., fagot).

g) A traveling cloak used for protection against stormy weather.

h) Roman military rations which consisted of corn, bacon, cheese, vegetables, fruit, olive oil and wine.

i) A Renaissance-era prototype of the bassoon (fagotte), originally designed with bagpipes in mind.

j) Any of an order of insectivorous vascular plants often with the sporangia borne in lanceolate-shaped strobili.

k) Medical term for the effects of a previous attack of acid indigestion on 'beneficial bacteria' in the bowel. "He is suffering from phagotum".

l) A colony of flesh-eating bacteria.

m) Residue from a deteriorating cell.

n) Something eaten which is not normally part of the eater's diet.



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#98914 - 03/18/03 08:48 AM Re: Hogwarsh
RhubarbCommando Offline
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Posts: 2204
It is probably "e"; but I love "d" - it really ought to be the answer.
However, the ornate language of J
so appeals to me that it has to have my vote, right or wrong.


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#98915 - 03/18/03 11:47 AM Re: Hogwarsh
Faldage Offline
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I mo vote for h just because so many people will reject it for the inclusion of corn on the list.


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#98916 - 03/18/03 12:22 PM Re: Hogwarsh
WhitmanO'Neill Offline
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Corn?


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#98917 - 03/18/03 12:24 PM Re: Hogwarsh
Faldage Offline
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Yeah, corn. You got a problem with that?


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#98918 - 03/18/03 01:06 PM Re: Hogwarsh
WhitmanO'Neill Offline
Carpal Tunnel

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No problem...just, Corn?


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#98919 - 03/18/03 01:22 PM Re: Hogwarsh
Faldage Offline
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OK, corn.


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#98920 - 03/18/03 01:24 PM Re: Hogwarsh
WhitmanO'Neill Offline
Carpal Tunnel

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Amaizeing!


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#98921 - 03/18/03 01:35 PM Re: Hogwarsh
Faldage Offline
Carpal Tunnel

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Posts: 13783
What's maize got to do with it?


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#98922 - 03/18/03 01:50 PM Re: Hogwarsh
WhitmanO'Neill Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 03/13/01
Posts: 4189
Loc: Rio Grande, Cape May County, N...
What's maize got to do with it?

Oh, c'mon, Faldage...now you're being corny.



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