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Re: Repentence #118723
01/04/04 10:38 PM
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a barbarism

You got me there, padre. The roots of undecorate are Latin and not Greek.


Barbarism #118724
01/04/04 10:51 PM
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Ah, Faldage, my son. We belong to a small and rather exclusive club which knows and appreciates the origin of the English word "barbarism." Ought this be the subject of another thread? Or has it been?



Re: Barbarism #118725
01/04/04 10:55 PM
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Te Ika a Maui
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>Ah, Faldage, my son. We belong to a small and rather exclusive club which knows and appreciates the origin of the English word "barbarism."


Well, I got Faldage's point, but I'm very much a Marxist on the subject of clubs, and memberbership thereof.


Re: Barbarism #118726
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> clubs, and memberbership

I'd be quite surprised if everyone contributing here was not a de facto member of Padre's club. Now, about our Sanksrit Poetry Club...


Re: the removal of ornaments #118727
01/05/04 01:21 PM
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unilateral disornament?


Re: The Tree #118728
01/05/04 04:15 PM
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Others are simply ... well, rituals.
I celebrate the season in all its permutations and I guess it's because I like to prolong the spirit of Christmas. So all my Christmas spirit will continue through tomorrow... even without the visible reminder of a decorated tree ... and my New Year resolution is to try and keep that spirit all through the year.
Resolutions : now is that a ritual or just silly, given how often they are not kept???
Happy Christmastide to you all.




Re: the appreciation of deornamentation #118729
01/05/04 09:42 PM
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unilateral disornament?

well, I liked it, Anna.



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Re: the appreciation of deornamentation #118730
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Am glad you liked it, Father. Thanks for the blessing too! ...disadorn?


Re: the appreciation of deornamentation #118731
01/06/04 08:20 AM
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"unilateral disornament?"

well, I liked it, Anna.


Yes, very clever.




disadorn #118732
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"Disadorn (v. t.) To deprive of ornaments." ~The Bariny Dictionary.

"Disadorn (Dis`a*dorn") v. t. To deprive of ornaments. Congreve." ~Webster (1913).

Disadorn is also the Breton word for Saturday.





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