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#192450 08/12/10 10:42 PM
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The daffynitions:

A. A giant rabbit or hare found along the Botswana border in northern South Africa. From the Afrikaans

B. A shelf-like outcropping of rock on the side of a cliff. A common nesting place for birds.

C. In Dutch heraldry, the pattern of two parallel, horizontal bars across the field of a shield.

D. A right angle prong of the long hook that fits into the holes of the trammel bar, a component of a trammel hook, a device for raising and lowering a kettle in a fireplace.

E. A fog; a chill easterly wind accompanied by light fog.

F. A dream guide of the Senoi tribe of the Malay Peninsula. Also known as "halaks" the haars gather each morning to integrate their nightly dreams into Senoi culture. The Senoi people have not had a violent crime in several hundred years.

G. A Swedish wig

H. A period of gigantism in animals on the Pacific island of Hoor'n, first discovered in human remains and later seen in all animals of the island. This period is referred to as the Haar Event.

I. The first thin film of ice that forms on the canals of Holland in the early winter.

J. A dried rhizome and root of a medicinal herb, or a powder or extract of such, used by the ancient Greeks and Romans in treating mental and other disorders

K. A garland. From the Hindi.

L. A type of herb seed added to enhance the flavor of harissa, a Tunisian mixed pepper paste

M. A male hair style of the 16th to 18th centuries that mimicked the style in which men's wigs were arranged.


The perps are, in alphabetical order:

Avy, beck123, BranShea, Coffeebean, Jackie, jenny, jenny*, Lukejavan8, olly, Owlbow, some dictionary or other, tsuwm, and wofahulicodoc.

*Each jenny gave her own daffynition. Their votes will be scored separately.

Faldage #192453 08/13/10 12:06 AM
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Now what do we do? How do we vote?


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beck123 #192457 08/13/10 01:34 AM
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just reply to Faldo's post with your guess, by letter. you may also comment, but it's considered bad form to comment in such a way as to unduly influence others; but you many vote for your own daffynition as a bluff - but realize that's been shown to be (usually) a wasted vote, as it won't be counted for you.

also, if you actually know the word, you might consider voting for a well-formed bluff rather than the "right" answer. since the points don't matter.

tsuwm #192463 08/13/10 02:49 AM
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Either G or M gets my vote. Eeny, meeny... I vote for G!


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beck123 #192464 08/13/10 04:00 AM
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I vote for B .


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I vote for M.

Last edited by Avy; 08/13/10 08:31 AM.
Avy #192466 08/13/10 09:05 AM
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Yeah, me too, I like M for the sheer audacity of giving a name to a haircut imitating a wig, BUT it seems haarly unlikely that that name would be "haar".

Why did Faldage begin this game with "Haar she blows"? Is he a trickster? Faldo (as tsuwm calls him) is the key.

Don't record my vote yet, I'm still thinking...

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Haaaaa.... laugh .. r I had a fit of laughter over this wild collection. Faldage, are you sure you also put in the right one? I'll need some time to analyze this. grin

BranShea #192470 08/13/10 11:17 AM
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Oh, my!

O K !

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I'm a bit foggy myself so I am voting for (E).

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