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Monday's Word [Re: wofahulicodoc] #210670
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MOJO

PRONUNCIATION:
(MO-jo)

MEANING:
noun: Magical power; charm.

ETYMOLOGY:
Apparently of W. African origin, akin to Gullah moco (witchcraft), Fula moco'o (medicine man). Fula is a language of West Africa. Earliest documented use: 1926.


MOJA - a Woman of Power

MOFO - (not even with a ten-foot pole, thanks)

MOXO - singular of Moxie

Re: Monday's Word [Re: wofahulicodoc] #210680
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MOOO - a happy or disgruntled cow

Re: Monday's Word [Re: jenny jenny] #210682
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HoJo remember Howard Johnson's?


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Monday's Word [Re: wofahulicodoc] #210684
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MOJITO powerful tipple

MOJONES the result of drinking Mojito

Tuesday's Word a day late and a letter short [Re: A C Bowden] #210690
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boondocks

PRONUNCIATION: BOON-doks)
MEANING: noun: Rough country; backwoods.

ETYMOLOGY: From Tagalog bundok (mountain). Earliest documented use: 1944.
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BOONDOCS - country docs who still make housecalls

Re: Tuesday's Word a day late and a letter short [Re: jenny jenny] #210700
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BOONDOCS! I love it!

LOONDOCKS - I wondered why my boat was covered with guano after I left it tied up overnight

BOONDUCKS - that lay golden eggs

BOOBDOCKS - no, not plastic surgeons, just brassieres

BLONDOCKS - my beast of burden has yellow hair!

BOONDECKS - stacked at the Casino to lure in the suckers (or to pay off the Contractors?)

- - - -interbreeding. [Re: wofahulicodoc] #210703
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loonduck naughty birdies, hybrid


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: - - - -interbreeding. [Re: LukeJavan8] #210704
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gom guano on wofa's boat


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...which came from... [Re: LukeJavan8] #210708
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gam

PRONUNCIATION:
(gam)

MEANING:
noun: 1. A leg, especially a woman's attractive leg.
noun: 2. A school of whales. 3. A social visit, especially between whalers or ship crews.
verb tr., intr.: 4. To hold such a visit; to spend time talking.


XAM = a puzzling test, sometimes solved with "ees."

(regarding definition 2 - I thought if was called a "pod" of whales. Oh well. I suppose there's no rule that there can't be two words with the same meaning.)


One does what one can... [Re: wofahulicodoc] #210710
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agam eg-am - future tense active of the word "again".

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