Wordsmith.org: the magic of words

Wordsmith Talk

About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us  

Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 22 of 100 1 2 20 21 22 23 24 99 100
Re: Word Salad [Re: LukeJavan8] #210256
04/05/13 01:36 AM
04/05/13 01:36 AM
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,968
Worcester, MA
W
wofahulicodoc Online content
Carpal Tunnel
wofahulicodoc  Online Content
Carpal Tunnel
W
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,968
Worcester, MA

Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
With these two I am reminded of the
"now you know", that's the "rest of the story" guy.
Senior Moment.

(That'd be Paul Harvey, yes?)


TEMEROARIOUS - The players on my side had the audacity to be shouting loudly. (Also we don't spell so gude.)

Re: Word Salad [Re: wofahulicodoc] #210266
04/05/13 02:37 PM
04/05/13 02:37 PM
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 1,554
Lower Aberdeen, Mississippi
J
jenny jenny Offline OP
veteran
jenny jenny  Offline OP
veteran
J
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 1,554
Lower Aberdeen, Mississippi
A.Word.A.Day less Anu Garg
malapert
PRONUNCIATION:(MAL-uh-puhrt)
MEANING: adjective: Boldly disrespectful.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old French mal- (bad, wrong) + apert (bold, insolent, clever), from Latin apertus (open). Ultimately from the Indo-European root wer- (to cover), which also gave us overt, cover, warranty, warren, garage, garret, garment, garrison, garnish, guarantee, and pert. Earliest documented use: 1400.
________________________________

change p to v

malavert verb - the act of avoiding that which is bad

Re: Word Salad [Re: jenny jenny] #210268
04/05/13 03:42 PM
04/05/13 03:42 PM
Joined: Jun 2008
Posts: 9,158
Land of the Flat Water
LukeJavan8 Offline
Carpal Tunnel
LukeJavan8  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Jun 2008
Posts: 9,158
Land of the Flat Water
Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
With these two I am reminded of the
"now you know", that's the "rest of the story" guy.
Senior Moment.

(That'd be Paul Harvey, yes?)



I used to listen daily, could see his face, and continued
to scratch my head. Finally gave up.
Paul Harvey: thanks.

Last edited by LukeJavan8; 04/05/13 03:43 PM.

----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Word Salad [Re: LukeJavan8] #210269
04/05/13 03:44 PM
04/05/13 03:44 PM
Joined: Jun 2008
Posts: 9,158
Land of the Flat Water
LukeJavan8 Offline
Carpal Tunnel
LukeJavan8  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Jun 2008
Posts: 9,158
Land of the Flat Water
malatort the act of avoiding litigation


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Word Salad [Re: LukeJavan8] #210272
04/05/13 08:03 PM
04/05/13 08:03 PM
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,968
Worcester, MA
W
wofahulicodoc Online content
Carpal Tunnel
wofahulicodoc  Online Content
Carpal Tunnel
W
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,968
Worcester, MA

malaport - them French pirates are coming up on our left side...

Re: Word Salad [Re: jenny jenny] #210273
04/05/13 08:11 PM
04/05/13 08:11 PM
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,968
Worcester, MA
W
wofahulicodoc Online content
Carpal Tunnel
wofahulicodoc  Online Content
Carpal Tunnel
W
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,968
Worcester, MA

MALAPEST - an awkward poetic foot guaranteed to disrupt the scansion of any verse

Word Salad: ANU's AWAD for Monday [Re: wofahulicodoc] #210328
04/08/13 02:37 PM
04/08/13 02:37 PM
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 1,554
Lower Aberdeen, Mississippi
J
jenny jenny Offline OP
veteran
jenny jenny  Offline OP
veteran
J
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 1,554
Lower Aberdeen, Mississippi
lex loci

PRONUNCIATION:(leks LOH-sy, -kee, -ky)

MEANING:noun: The law of the place.

ETYMOLOGY:From Latin lex (law) + locus (place). Earliest documented use: 1832.

NOTES: Lex loci says that the law of that country or jurisdiction applies where the act was done.
_______________________________

TEX LOCI (noun) - if you wanna play music in Texas you'd better have a fiddle in the band.

no, not Lex Luthor [Re: jenny jenny] #210333
04/08/13 09:09 PM
04/08/13 09:09 PM
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,968
Worcester, MA
W
wofahulicodoc Online content
Carpal Tunnel
wofahulicodoc  Online Content
Carpal Tunnel
W
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,968
Worcester, MA

Rex Loci - the set of dinosaurs equidistant from a case in point

Lex Lock - tied up in legal red tape

Lex Loki - injustice in Asgard

Lex Loca - crazy immigration policy

Re: no, not Lex Luthor-YES<YES [Re: wofahulicodoc] #210337
04/08/13 09:49 PM
04/08/13 09:49 PM
Joined: Jun 2008
Posts: 9,158
Land of the Flat Water
LukeJavan8 Offline
Carpal Tunnel
LukeJavan8  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Jun 2008
Posts: 9,158
Land of the Flat Water
Lex pokey -Superman's nemesis in jail


----please, draw me a sheep----
Anu's Lexicon [Re: LukeJavan8] #210339
04/09/13 01:46 AM
04/09/13 01:46 AM
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,968
Worcester, MA
W
wofahulicodoc Online content
Carpal Tunnel
wofahulicodoc  Online Content
Carpal Tunnel
W
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,968
Worcester, MA

Lox Loci - delicatessens

Page 22 of 100 1 2 20 21 22 23 24 99 100

Moderated by  Jackie 

Forum Statistics
Forums16
Topics13,883
Posts224,835
Members9,056
Most Online3,341
Dec 9th, 2011
Newest Members
Nikki1221, Veezkneez, LOC, Luna, wordie
9056 Registered Users
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (wofahulicodoc), 189 guests, and 4 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters(30 Days)
LOC 1
Top Posters(All Time)
wwh 13,858
Faldage 13,803
Jackie 11,613
tsuwm 10,538
LukeJavan8 9,158
AnnaStrophic 6,511
Wordwind 6,296
of troy 5,400
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

© 1994-2018 Wordsmith

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1
(Release build 20180111)
Page Time: 0.025s Queries: 14 (0.010s) Memory: 3.1905 MB (Peak: 3.3753 MB) Zlib disabled. Server Time: 2018-06-22 15:17:24 UTC