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yet another theme: misleading words #138496
02/02/05 08:34 AM
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I've not had a moment to think on this until now, but two things come to mind immediately:

1) guessing the meaning of a word based on its sound is the first approach tried by many a hogwash® player -- and leads directly to the armil effect®.

b) sarculate (nothing to do with circulate) discussed here quite recently


Re: yet another theme: misleading words #138497
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Meanwhile, slightly off-theme:

1) Today's wwftd: iridology

-logies are a dime a dozen; but I will add one
now and again when I find one in actual use.


b) Today's WAD: tribology



Re: yet another theme: misleading words #138498
02/02/05 05:41 PM
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In reply to:

>Today's wwftd: iridology

-logies are a dime a dozen;


There's a prisoner island somewhere that calls its entertainment industry awards Logies, too.




Re: yet another theme: misleading words #138499
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>a prisoner island somewhere

a subscriber (from an island nearby to Australia) suggested this:

http://entertainment.news.com.au/story/0,10221,12102829-10431,00.html


happenstance; or, not off-theme at all #138500
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the posting of iridology and tribology by these rival organizations is entirely coincidental!
- joe (nothing new under this sun either) friday

edit - and so, ASp, as today's entry at rogueclassicism points out, iridology is not the study of rainbows.

Robin: Great concurring coincidences, Batman!


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