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#199338 04/24/11 10:31 AM
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sorry for the ridiculously late results posting! but here they all are, ready for your amusement...

A A short rope that was used to immobilize the ship's wheel, keeping the ship on course, when the helmsman needed to step away from the wheel belMarduk Buffalo Shrdlu, Avy, olly

B n., a gazebo-like structure made popular from the time the wealthy FitzGerald family of Wales built them Jackie wofahulicodoc

C n. a summons; from the Early Old English period to come to the great mead hall and feast on mead music and poetry BranShea LukeJavan8

D any of a half-dozen species of cliff-dwelling
birds which make their nests on the west coast of Ireland
and Northern Britain. Named for the sound their wings
make while diving for food LukeJavan8 BranShea, Faldage

E The unpleasant aftereffects of overindulgence, especially drinking True – Lester Berrey’s American Thesaurus

F adj. lame in the left leg. From the Cornish weofhit, 'tilted' Faldage Jackie, Candy


And so every one got a vote except for the true one!


----The next sentence is true. The previous sentence is false----
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well thats all good Bex ....but are you going to make a comment about my daffy???

I feel a woofit coming on!

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Two others voted for the same one I did. Olly I know... Who's Buffalo Shrudlu..............?
Oh Eta!!!! Now I get it.
(One day I'm going virtual kick up my virtual backside from him if I don't stop this.)

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from OED online: (check out the citations, esp. the 1st)

/ˈwuːfɪts/
Etymology: Origin unknown.
slang.

An unwell feeling, esp. in the head; moody depression.

1918 J. M. Grider War Birds (1927) 96 Curtis says he is suffering from the Woofits, that dread disease that comes from overeating and underdrinking*. [EA]
1918 J. M. Grider War Birds (1927) 207, I drank too much coffee before getting up and I'm as nervous as a kitten now. Must be getting the Woofits.
1932 Amer. Speech 7 338 [Johns Hopkins jargon.] Woofits, ailment that comes with ‘the morning after the night before’.
1958 ‘N. Shute’ Rainbow & Rose 100 Getting the woofits now, because I don't sleep so good.


*the quote appears to be accurate. link

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Fun and interesting exercise, Bex, thanks for the effort
and the work, what, with your computer down so much.
Great job.


----please, draw me a sheep----
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Originally Posted By: Avy
Two others voted for the same one I did. Olly I know... Who's Buffalo Shrudlu..............?
Oh Eta!!!! Now I get it.
(One day I'm going virtual kick up my virtual backside from him if I don't stop this.)


heh

perhaps I should even further expand my signature?

:¬ )


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Perhaps an entry as one would find in "Who's Who?"


----please, draw me a sheep----
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E E I never saw a true one that looked so much like a fake one!

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...and funny how it didn't get a single vote crazy

bexter #199372 04/25/11 02:02 AM
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You skunked us all, Bexter! grin

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