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#213054 - 10/30/13 11:33 PM Re: I'll see your two and raise you one more [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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So right you always are, Doc.
Now please (if you will) place in proper order these three folks ...

Mephistopheles
Wolfahullic
The Devil

into this sentence...

...a fiend________ who is a friend___________ of a fiend_________.

Thanks Wolf! smile

#213065 - 10/31/13 06:26 PM Don't raise your hand if you are a milquetoast [Re: jenny jenny]  
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milquetoast

PRONUNCIATION: (MILK-tohst)
MEANING:
noun: A timid, unassertive person.
ETYMOLOGY:
After Caspar Milquetoast, a comic strip character by H.T. Webster (1885-1952). A synonym of the word is milksop. Earliest documented use: 1932
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MILQUEBOAST - I am a human being too.

#213066 - 10/31/13 08:15 PM Re: Don't raise your hand if you are a milquetoast [Re: jenny jenny]  
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MINQUETOAST - Here's to your new fur coat !

#213073 - 11/01/13 02:24 PM Re: Don't raise your hand if you are a milquetoast [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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bumbledom

PRONUNCIATION:(BUHM-buhl-duhm)
MEANING:
noun: Behavior characteristic of a pompous and self-important petty official.
ETYMOLOGY:
After Mr. Bumble in Charles Dickens's novel Oliver Twist. Bumble was a fussy, self-important beadle (a minor parish officer) of the workhouse where Oliver Twist was born.
USAGE:
"We regret to record the death of Albury-Wodonga with a hyphen. ... Bumbledom in the two councils has decreed the hyphen must go from stationery and signs."
-Howard Jones; Political Doublespeak is Sad Legacy for Border Folk; (Wodonga, Australia 2007).

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HUMBLEDOM - as in
"If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful after all."
-Michelangelo (1475-1564)

#213081 - 11/01/13 08:20 PM Well, he is Headmaster, isn't he? [Re: jenny jenny]  
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DUMBLEDOM --> what Albus Percival Wilfric Brian wears his Wizard's Hat on

#213083 - 11/02/13 01:07 AM Re: Well, he is Headmaster, isn't he? [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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Well gang, I guess once again that wofah get's the last laugh.
Darn.

#213104 - 11/04/13 05:32 AM Today's Word - Bupkis [Re: jenny jenny]  
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bupkis
PRONUNCIATION: BUHP-kis)
MEANING:
noun: Absolutely nothing; worthless.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Yiddish, short for kozebubkes (goat droppings), from bub/bob (bean). Earliest documented use: 1937.
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UPKIS - a kiss on the upper lips


#213113 - 11/05/13 04:05 AM Re: Today's Word - Bupkis [Re: jenny jenny]  
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BUPKID - Halloweed treat (sorry, by dose is stuffed)

(My first thought was PUPKIS - "My doggie licked my face !" but you beat me to it)

#213119 - 11/05/13 01:32 PM Re: Today's Word - Bupkis [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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SCHNOZZLE

PRONUNCIATION: (SHNOZ-ul)

MEANING: noun: A nose, especially a large one.

ETYMOLOGY From Yiddish shnoytsl, diminutive of shnoyts (snout), from German Schnauze (snout), which also gave us the name of the dog breed schnauzer. Earliest documented use: 1930.

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SCHNOTZLE - a vole cutlet


#213120 - 11/05/13 04:06 PM Re: Today's Word - Schnozzle [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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SCHNOZZIE - a too small nose on a real big man.

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