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#214550 - 03/27/14 01:33 AM Do not eat here if you take warfarin [Re: jenny jenny]  
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HOUSE OF CHARDS - trendy new salad bar

JJ, you win this one hands down !

#214551 - 03/27/14 03:03 AM Re: Do not eat here if you take warfarin [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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Originally Posted By: wofahulicodoc

HOUSE OF CHARDS - trendy new salad bar

JJ, you win this one hands down !


Thanks Wofa. I am tired of being the MOUSE OF PARDS.

And especially of being the LOUSE ON BARDS of this board. laugh

#214553 - 03/27/14 03:42 PM Thursday's SPOOF [Re: jenny jenny]  
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spoof

PRONUNCIATION: (spoof)
MEANING:
noun: 1. A light, good-humored imitation; parody.
2. A hoax or a prank.
verb tr.: 1. To satirize gently.
2. To fool using a hoax or a prank.
ETYMOLOGY:
After Spoof, a card game invented by the comedian Arthur Roberts (1852-1933). Earliest documented use: 1884.
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SPOOR - the scent of a woman or the scent trail of a wild animal*.

*[ [please excuse the repetition] ]

#214556 - 03/27/14 10:07 PM No, thanks, but perhaps gin? [Re: jenny jenny]  
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SPOTOF - any of several self-consciously upscale British beverages

usage: "Wouldn't you enjoy a Spotof tea about now?"

#214558 - 03/27/14 10:38 PM Re: No, thanks, but perhaps gin? [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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I am a little confused....can I ask why?
I thought we could only change one letter.
Am I misinformed, or did I misunderstand.
Or did we change the 'roolz'?


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#214559 - 03/28/14 01:06 AM Re: No, thanks, but perhaps gin? [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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Change one or add one.

#214560 - 03/28/14 01:23 AM Oops translated [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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Are you thinking of the other thread, maybe?
-- In the Anagrams thread we change the most recent word by the "one letter add/subtract/change" Rool.
-- This "Mensopause" thread has us altering Anu's Word of the Day in that way, so your result and my result may end up different, but they start from the same raw material. Today's is "SPOOF". One change made SPOOF into SPOOR. A different change made SPOOF into SPOTOF.

And then occasionally we make a mistake, or flout the Roolz deliberately if it's too tempting to resist, or if we're desperate...Usually the outcome is an indulgent noticing, accompanied by a silent Ah, that's against the Roolz, and doing nothing, unless we're feeling Ho-ish like Winnie-the-Pooh (which is not uncommon), in which case we raise an objection.

Happens to the best of us, some more than others.

( s/ a not-so-infrequent offender, in both directions)

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#214562 - 03/28/14 01:50 PM ROOLZ: #1 Have fun #2 Innovate #3 Be nice [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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RULE #87 - spoon, don't spook. laugh

#214564 - 03/28/14 02:55 PM Friday's TRUMP CARD [Re: jenny jenny]  
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trump card

PRONUNCIATION: (trump kard)
MEANING:
noun: 1. In card games, a suit chosen to rank above the others.
2. Something that gives an overriding, decisive advantage.

ETYMOLOGY:
An alteration of the word triumph, which was the name of an old card game. Earliest documented use: 1823.
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RUMP CARD - the card in the hole when playing Five Card Stud. An alteration of the alteration of the word "triumph".


A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
The mind is the effect, not the cause. -Daniel C. Dennett, philosopher (b. 1942)

ANOTHER THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
The gun is the effect, not the cause. - J.J. sophist (b.19 something)

#214565 - 03/28/14 03:27 PM Re: Oops translated [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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Thanks to you and Peter.


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