|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org » Forums » General Topics » Wordplay and fun » rare phoneme Register User Forum List Calendar Active Topics Search FAQ
#13319 - 02/02/02 01:29 PM Re: capitol offense
I queried Capitol Kiwi
You know a NZer working on the hill?
Given the subject of the dicussion, dr. bill was merely avoiding a form whose nearer root might take us off on another route:
capital: from caput, head
capitol: from Capitolium, temple of Jupiter on the Capitoline hill
#13320 - 02/02/02 01:48 PM Re: capitol offense
Sorry about the typo, CK. Do you still get upset about the difficulty of judging the Sexual Olympics?
#13321 - 02/02/02 05:41 PM Re: capitol offense
Loc: Northamptonshire, England
Do you still get upset about the difficulty of judging the Sexual Olympics?
I never was upset, just flummoxed. I couldn't enter anyway, because I'd need performance-enhancing drugs ..._________________________
The idiot also known as Capfka ...
#13322 - 02/02/02 06:00 PM Re: capitol offense
Dear CK: I never challeged you to compete, I challenged you to devise a method of judging. How would you decide which participant had the most meritorious performance?
#13323 - 02/02/02 07:33 PM Re: capitol offense
Is there anyplace I can go on the net to listen to these variations of the pronunciation of TU as TJU (which I can't imagine since T is a breathe-out sound and J is a breathe-in sound) and CHEW
Forum Stats 8910 Members
Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members folatre, Rockyhud220, L82cannon, tien170164, ramulusri
8910 Registered Users
Who's Online 0 registered (), 133 Guests and 4 Spiders online. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
wofahulicodoc 82 endymion6 82 LukeJavan8 66 May 28 BranShea 3 Markubus5 2 Tromboniator 1 peter_in_boston 1 Hansje1980 1
wwh 13858 Faldage 13803 Jackie 11613 tsuwm 10537 LukeJavan8 8054 Buffalo Shrdlu 7210 AnnaStrophic 6511 wofahulicodoc 6429 Wordwind 6296 of troy 5400
Board Rules · Mark all read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top
Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.
Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat
© 1994-2016 Wordsmith