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Today's word: knacker
PRONUNCIATION:
(NAK-uhr)
MEANING: noun: 1. A person who buys old, sick, or worn-out animals for slaughter.
2. A person who buys old buildings, ships, etc. to break them up for scrap.
verb tr.: To tire out.
ETYMOLOGY: Probably of Scandinavian origin. Earliest documented use: 1574.
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Drop the useless K, add the curvy S.

SNACKER: a sneaky fat person

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knackers is also Brit-slang for testicles.


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Originally Posted By: Buffalo Shrdlu
knackers is also Brit-slang for testicles.


Thanks Buffalo.

A --> O

KNOCKERS: American slang: boobs, a pair of

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I suppose we can go next to

KNICKERS but not with my legs



https://www.google.com/search?q=knickerb...iw=1024&bih=653

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Today's word: gnathic
PRONUNCIATION:
(NATH-ik)
MEANING:
adjective: Of or relating to the jaw.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek gnathos (jaw). Ultimately from the Indo-European root genu- (jawbone, chin), which is also the source of chin, prognathous , and Sanskrit hanu (jaw). Hanuman (literally, having a large jaw) is the name of a monkey god in the Hindu
pantheon. Earliest documented use: 1882.
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GNATCHIC: a gnat who is gnattily dressed.

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GNASHIC

Have the qualaity of being very annoying.


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Originally Posted By: Rhubarb Commando
GNASHIC

Have the qualaity of being very annoying.


Inspirational, RC. Why couldn't I gnaw out a clever word like "gnashic"?
Oh well I am me and you are you...damnit. frown

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jj, I'm dead conventional - you're insperaitional: we make a great pair!


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What a nice thought. Oh heck, I forgot...it's Valentine's Day.

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with Anu Garg: chthonic
PRONUNCIATION:
(THON-ik)
MEANING:
adjective: Of or relating to the underworld.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek chthon (earth). Ultimately from the Indo-European root dhghem- (earth), which also sprouted human, homicide, humble, homage, chameleon, chamomile, inhume, exhume, and Persian zamindar (landholder). Earliest documented use: 1882.
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Change C to E

EHTHONIC: an expression people use when told how to pronounce "chthonic". viz. Eh? thonic?


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