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01/18/18 04:33 PM
M >T TERRORIST...
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01/17/18 09:23 PM
LEEWAY PRONUNCIATION: (LEE-way) MEANING: noun: The amount of freedom to do something: margin or latitude. ETYMOLOGY: In nautical terminology, leeway is the sideways drift of a ship to leeward (away from wind). From Old English hleo (shelter) + way. Earliest documented use...
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01/17/18 09:10 PM
FIRESTORM F --> R TERORRISM...
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01/17/18 04:01 PM
MORTIFIES I > R FIRESTORM...
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01/17/18 03:53 PM
What they want, they get. (5)...
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01/16/18 09:34 PM
FLOTSAM PRONUNCIATION: (FLOT-suhm) MEANING: noun: 1. Goods found floating after a shipwreck. 2. People or things considered useless or unimportant. ETYMOLOGY: From Old French floter (to float). Ultimately from the Indo-European root pleu- (to flow), which is also the sou...
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01/16/18 03:37 AM
MORTIFIED D > S MORTIFIES...
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01/16/18 02:17 AM
COPPER-BOTTOMED PRONUNCIATION: (kop-uhr-BOT-uhmd) MEANING: adjective: Reliable, genuine, or trustworthy. ETYMOLOGY: From the practice of covering a ship’s hull with copper (or alloy) to protect it from salt water and marine organisms. Earliest documented use: 1795. Donâ...
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01/14/18 08:01 PM
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01/14/18 07:59 PM
Pion is also the name of a subatomic particle. See here, toward the bottom. Other subatomic particles are named bosons, fermions, and quarks. My son and his wife have several cats: Pion (pictured), Boson, Fermion, and Quark. (This Quark is not the bartender on DS-9.) You mi...
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01/14/18 04:49 PM
PION ????...
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01/14/18 02:41 PM
MODIFIER add T MORTIFIED...
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01/14/18 03:45 AM
INFORMED N > I MODIFIER...
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01/14/18 02:16 AM
This is a picture of Pion (the cat, that is). [img]https://www.dropbox.com/s/bt04gu4bi3iiu76/Pion%20reads%20Heinlein.tif?dl=0[/img] FERMIONS S --> D Or so I am INFORMED (Now all I have to do is learn is how to insert an image into a post here.) ...
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01/14/18 01:05 AM
FOREIGNS G > M FERMIONS...
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01/13/18 06:08 PM
REFUSING U --> O FOREIGNS...
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01/13/18 05:16 PM
+E REFUSING/GUNFIRES...
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01/13/18 02:32 PM
FURNISH H --> G SURFING...
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01/13/18 01:40 PM
Furnish...
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01/13/18 02:08 AM
Terse and witty, what! (4)...
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01/13/18 02:00 AM
PNEUMONOULTRAMICROSCOPICSILICOVOLCANOCONIOSIS PRONUNCIATION: (NOO-muh-noh-UL-truh-MY-kruh-SKOP-ik-SIL-i-koh-vol-KAY-no-KOH-nee-O-sis, nyoo-) MEANING: noun: A lung disease caused by silica dust. ETYMOLOGY: From New Latin, from Greek pneumono- (lung) + Latin ultra- (beyond,...
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01/13/18 12:06 AM
"Sucks" + "inked" = "terse.” (3) ...
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01/12/18 05:17 PM
It sucks (2)....
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01/12/18 01:44 AM
FUTON-ISH - O UNSHIFT...
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01/12/18 01:32 AM
Conservatives (or "Tories" as they are also known in Great Britain) can often be quite radical, though they deny it. (20)...
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