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==go-fers LukeJavan8 09/25/21 04:22 AM

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REOLOGY - early automobiles of the 20th Century wofahulicodoc 09/23/21 07:26 PM

PRONUNCIATION: (ree-OL-uh-jee)

MEANING: noun: The study of the deformation and flow of matter.

ETYMOLOGY: Coined by Eugene C. Bingham (1878-1945), professor of chemistry, inspired by an aphorism of the philosopher Simplicius of Cilicia: “Panta rhei” (Everything flows). From Greek rheo- (flow) + -logy (study). Earliest documented use: 1929.

GHEOLOGY - the study of clarified butter

RHETOLOGY - the study of the effect of the wind on the US Civl War

SHEOLOGY - the Feminine Mystique, explained
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Female kings? A C Bowden 09/21/21 01:08 AM
A school board approved a revision
Of history, with its decision
To use the word 'Rex'
Regardless of sex
In textbooks. This caused much derision.

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Re: Clerihews A C Bowden 09/13/21 06:32 AM
Thomas Bowdler's expurgations
Spoiled Shakespeare's literary creations.
He should have stuck to chess,
At which he had considerable success.
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