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#133168 - 09/19/04 09:51 AM Re: glow
wow Offline
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Registered: 11/25/00
Posts: 3439
Loc: New England, USA
Well, there's a hunch play if I ever saw one.
If I see a race horse with the word "Glow" as part of the name I am plunking down my cash across the board (win, place or show) on that pony!

#133169 - 09/19/04 11:23 AM Re: glow
AnnaStrophic Offline
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I got the horse right here, her name is "Glow", my dear,
And there's a guy that says if the weather's clear:

No sweat, no sweat, this guy says the horse don't sweat.
If he says the horse don't sweat -- no sweat, no sweat.


#133170 - 09/19/04 01:17 PM Re: glow
Wordwind Offline
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We had auditions for Guys and Dolls this past week, AnnaS! You just missed the final cut. Drat. Can't do.

#133171 - 09/19/04 01:24 PM Re: glow
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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hope you found a fewgood tinhorns, ww...

formerly known as etaoin...

#133172 - 09/19/04 02:21 PM Re: glow
Faldage Offline
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a fewgood tinhorns

Now that one was good.

Y'all quit while you're ahead.

#133173 - 09/19/04 06:07 PM Re: glow
Wordwind Offline
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Fewgood is about the oddest misspelling I've ever seen in this life.

et': We had terrific males auditioning, but few sounded like true (or stereotypical in any way) New Yorkers. The guys sounded more operatic.

All the girls glowed. Very tense competition there with so few speaking parts and solos for them.

AnnaS: I loved your poetic riff!

#133174 - 09/20/04 01:04 AM Re: Port or Stout?
wsieber Offline
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Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 1027
Loc: Switzerland
Thinking of a feminine pendant for "portly", the word "matronly" comes to my mind.

#133175 - 09/20/04 12:06 PM Re: Port or Stout?
dxb Offline

Registered: 03/06/02
Posts: 1692
Loc: UK
There are a few words that come near it - matronly, as you suggest, is one, but the only one I can think of that includes the element of being somewhat overweight in its definition is rubenesque. I'm not sure if that's a "real" word even. Perhaps jheem can tell us. jheem?

#133176 - 09/20/04 12:07 PM Re: Port or Stout?
belMarduk Offline
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It is a real word but rubenesque is fatter than portly.

I've never pictured a matronly person with very expensive suites or deep-voiced. Matronly sound more motherly but with a bit of extra padding and boobily endowed.

#133177 - 09/20/04 12:13 PM Re: Port or Stout?
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Posts: 1692
Loc: UK
Weeell, is it fatter than portly? I hear how their redefining the clothing sizes because women are getting bigger. So a UK size 12 will become what would have been considered a size 14 and so on...so a Rubenesque woman will reduce down a size so that she is only portly (or matronly maybe - but that suggests 'a certain age' as someone said). If you can't manage to lose weight, redefine the problem!

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