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#171678 - 11/27/07 10:20 PM daymoon  
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anyone know of a single term for the 'daytime moon'?

-joe (other than daytime-moon, or daymoon) friday

#171680 - 11/27/07 10:51 PM Re: daymoon [Re: tsuwm]  
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I like daymoon. The daymoon stood over Half Moon Bay.

(is that really in use? Daytime-moon? Is nighttime-moon ever used?)Or is the moon just moon? And what about a daytime-star?

Or am I ruining the riddle now?


#171681 - 11/27/07 11:10 PM Re: daymoon [Re: BranShea]  
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is that really really in use!?

-joe (I guess so) friday

#171696 - 11/28/07 07:44 AM Re: daymoon [Re: tsuwm]  
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I know that:

* The moon stood still on Blueberry Hill
* They have Moonlight in Vermont
* and Oh Moon of Alabama, we now must say 'Goodbye'
* There's a Moon over Bourbon street
* Allagenne Moon, you silver light etc.
* I'm being Followed by a Moon Shadow

And this moon medley could be way longer, but there is only one song in which the sun and dee daymoon get together and that is a French song:
"Le Soleil a rendez-vous avec la Lune"

#171709 - 11/28/07 04:37 PM Re: daymoon [Re: BranShea]  
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Is there a term for nighttime moon?

#171710 - 11/28/07 04:55 PM Re: daymoon [Re: Hydra]  
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Originally Posted By: Hydra
Is there a term for nighttime moon?


quotinoctian

-joe (wiseguy) friday

#171712 - 11/28/07 05:32 PM Re: daymoon [Re: tsuwm]  
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I like, "the diurnal moon."

(Or noon-moon? midday-moon? antinoctilunar?)

#171713 - 11/28/07 05:44 PM Re: daymoon [Re: Hydra]  
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Is there a term for nighttime moon?

Moon.


Ceci n'est pas un seing.
#171714 - 11/28/07 05:46 PM Re: daymoon [Re: tsuwm]  
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Etymology
Formed from Latin nox, by analogy with quotidian.

wwftd-->quotinoctian
occurring every night, nightly (phony Latinate? compare quotidian)[edit] Adjective quotinoctian

wiki-->nightly; occurring every night, especially in a routine or uninteresting way. 1997: hectic high-speed star-gazing, not the usual small-Arc quotinoctian affair by any means. ó Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon

tsuwm , I highly respect you, but where is the moon in this? The moon is not even visible every night.
There are only two entries through one look and one of two is your wwftd

Bona nox, bist a rechter Ochs, is a macaronic lullaby

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#171715 - 11/28/07 07:36 PM Re: daymoon [Re: BranShea]  
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Bran> where is the moon in this?

now I've got to explain myself..
my initial post was a serious question, one asked by a subscriber. I couldn't come up with anything better than 'daymoon', so I asked the gallery. other than your posts, Bran, the only response I got was Hydra's, which sounded like sort of a wisecrack to me, so I responded in kind with an obscure word meaning, roughly, commonplace. the ron obvious answer to him, provided subsequently by jheem, is 'moon'.

I still have no response for my interlocutor, who reacted to 'daymoon' thusly: "Iím pretty sure there was another word that I was looking forÖ I can only remember saying to myself, ďOh, thatís a great word to know,Ē but I didnít write it down somewhere to remember it."

-joe ( Paul Harvey ) friday


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