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04/18/19 09:30 PM


PRONUNCIATION: (bib-lee-OL-ay-tuhr)

MEANING: noun:
1. One with extreme devotion to books.
2. One having excessive devotion to the Bible, especially to its literal interpretation.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek biblio- (book) + -latry (worship). Earliest documented use: 1847.

[Funny; I would have expected it to be spelled with an -OR instead]

BIBLIOLAFTER - makes fun of the Holy Writ

BIBLIO-EATER - devours books voraciously

BIB-LION-LATER - so Leo can eat his lobster neatly tonight

BIBLI ORATER - 1. declaiming the Book from a soapbox in Trafalgar Square

BIBLIO RATER - 2. "The Revised Standard Version is more tolerant the King James, but less poetic; the Revised English Bible attempts to be more in tune with modern eqalitarian sensibilities..."
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Wordplay and fun
04/18/19 11:40 AM
Some cities are most energetic;
Their development pace is frenetic.
But such an approach
May sadly encroach
On the peace of a monkish ascetic.

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Wordplay and fun
04/17/19 09:01 PM


C —> N

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Q&A about words
04/09/19 03:27 PM
We have house-arrest.

Perhaps housebound.
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Wordplay and fun
03/25/19 01:48 AM
Victor Emmanuel,
First king of Italy,
Waved to the crowd and
Declared with due weight:

"Had it not been for your
Fight, we would not have a
Unified state".
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Wordplay and fun
03/23/19 02:42 AM
Game, set and match to the Russian. (7)
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