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#210996 - 05/17/13 04:11 PM Re: Thursday's Word is impute [Re: jenny jenny]  
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Originally Posted By: jenny jenny
drop e

IMPUT - see imput.
see largely as an imp, nee Obama


Hee,hee,hee


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#211000 - 05/18/13 12:39 AM Late Friday's word [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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exscind

PRONUNCIATION: (ek-SIND)

MEANING:
verb tr.: To cut out or off.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin exscindere, from ex- (out) + scindere (to cut). Ultimately from the Indo-European root skei- (to cut or split), which also gave us excise, schism, ski, shin, scienter, and adscititious. Earliest documented use: 1662.
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i --> e

EXSCEND - a volcanic upsurge solidified after cooling.

#211006 - 05/18/13 03:54 PM Re: Late Friday's word [Re: jenny jenny]  
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TEXSEND-- a "bon voyage" of ginormous, humongous proportion


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#211008 - 05/18/13 07:57 PM Re: Late Friday's word [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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EXSPEND - all you can do after a really painful divorce decree

#211039 - 05/20/13 07:55 PM Monday Monday, word of the day [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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vesuvian

PRONUNCIATION:(vi-SOO-vee-uhn)

MEANING: adjective: Marked by sudden explosive outbursts.

ETYMOLOGY: After Mount Vesuvius, a volcano that buried the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum when it erupted in 79 CE. Earliest documented use: 1673.
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V ---> X


EXSUVIAN - what SUV owners became after gas went up to four bucks a gallon.

#211043 - 05/20/13 09:00 PM Re: Monday Monday, word of the day [Re: jenny jenny]  
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VEAUVIAN' - veal chops, served in a French restaurant after a bit too much vin

#211068 - 05/22/13 01:09 AM Do dirty limericks count? [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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PARNASSIAN

PRONUNCIATION: (pahr-NAS-ee-uhn)

MEANING: adjective: Of or relating to poetry.

ETYMOLOGY: After Mount Parnassus, a mountain in Greece, considered sacred to Apollo, the Greek god of music and poetry, and the Muses. Earliest documented use: 1565.


PORNASSIAN -- Not a leg man, or even a breast man

#211069 - 05/22/13 01:15 AM Re: Do dirty limericks count? [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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CORNASSIAN Cousins to the Kardassians, these live
in Iowa, the Corn State.


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#211070 - 05/22/13 01:48 AM Re: Do dirty limericks count? [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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JARNASSIAN - an ode to a jar


I placed a jar in Tennessee,
And round it was, upon a hill.
It made the slovenly wilderness
Surround that hill.

The wilderness rose up to it,
And sprawled around, no longer wild.
The jar was round upon the ground
And tall and of a port in air.

It took dominion everywhere.
The jar was gray and bare.
It did not give of bird or bush,
Like nothing else in Tennessee.
________________________________ Wallace Stevens

#211071 - 05/22/13 04:42 AM Re: Monday Monday, word of the day [Re: jenny jenny]  
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Chuckle- chortle - guffaw. This made me laugh!

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