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#221980 - 08/26/15 07:16 AM Re: Allumette [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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BOYCOTT

PRONUNCIATION: (BOI-kot)

MEANING:
verb tr.: To protest by refusing to buy a product or to deal with a person, organization, nation, etc.
noun: The practice or an instance of this.

ETYMOLOGY: After Charles C. Boycott (1832-1897), an English land agent in Ireland, who was ostracized for refusing to lower rents during a time of poor harvest. Earliest documented use: 1880.
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BOYNOTT - Bruce Jenner

BOBCOTT - a lynx with a Caribbean accent

BOSCOTT - what you get if you cross a Bosc pear with a Grampa Ott morning glory

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#221994 - 08/27/15 10:09 AM It ism funny, you know [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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CHAUVINISM

PRONUNCIATION: (SHO-vuh-niz-uhm)

MEANING: noun: The belief in the superiority of oneís country, group, gender, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: After Nicolas Chauvin, a legendary French soldier in Napoleonís army, noted for his fanatical patriotism. The figure of Nicolas Chauvin was popularized in the play La Cocarde Tricolore by the Cogniard brothers. Earliest documented use: 1870
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ACHAUVINISM - belief in sneezing

COHAUVINISM - belief in doing things by halves, knowing that two halves makes a whole

CHAVINISM - belief in potato soup
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I sure hope Anu doesn't pick "Gerrymander" for tomorrow's word...

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#222005 - 08/28/15 11:13 AM Re: It ism funny, you know [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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Lovemace- Aurignacian stone tool used primarily in mating ceremonies, often accompanied by hair pulling into the cave

Lovemace #9- potion derived from the Aril of nutmeg

LoveMACE- the telescope will be the second-largest gamma ray telescope in the world and will help the scientific community enhance its understanding in the field of love

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#222045 - 08/28/15 03:27 PM tatting is my passion [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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Nice, May !
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LOVELACE

PRONUNCIATION: (LUV-lays)

MEANING: noun: A seducer; a licentious man.

ETYMOLOGY: After Robert Lovelace, a dissolute character in Samuel Richardsonís novel Clarissa (1748). Earliest documented use: 1751. Other eponyms with similar senses are Casanova, Don Juan, and Romeo.
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LOVELACK - a licentious literary character's underlying motivation, often

LOVERACE - a licentious piano player and showman from 1950s TV - "Where's my candelabra?"

LOVELUCE - a not-particularly-licentious TV sitcom from the same era

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#222050 - Yesterday at 04:59 AM Re: tatting is my passion [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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The sweetest tongue has the sharpest tooth....my what big eyes you have. Lol

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#222057 - Yesterday at 04:32 PM Re: tatting is my passion [Re: May]
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North wind

Otchi Chyorna...red cape...France
https://youtu.be/JQFEPydwJ0s

Boycott Immorality-
https://youtu.be/U-tv250YkXE

Chinny-chin chin (wait for it)
https://youtu.be/yosQUBdfwzU

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#222060 - Yesterday at 05:15 PM Dark Eyes [Re: May]
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...Wow!

That's a far cry from Liberace !

Wish my Russian was good enough to understand the writing in the bar.

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