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#209401 - 02/04/13 06:50 PM Re: We've just identified the Origin of the Universe ! [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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yuk, I like


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#209402 - 02/04/13 08:09 PM Re: We've just identified the Origin of the Universe ! [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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Yes! That's it.
Who's side you on, Wolf, the devil's or the god who is anti-god? eek

#209415 - 02/05/13 05:02 PM We've identified the end of the Universe, it's us. [Re: jenny jenny]  
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Anu's Word of de Day: uxorious

PRONUNCIATION:
(uk-SOHR-ee-uhs)
MEANING:adjective: Excessively devoted or submissive toward one's wife.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin uxor (wife). The feminine counterpart of this word is maritorious. Earliest documented use: 1598.
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Change O to B

UXORIBUS: Excessively devoted to one's mobile home.

#209416 - 02/05/13 06:05 PM Re: We've identified the end of the Universe, it's us. [Re: jenny jenny]  
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this too shall pass
etymologically speaking, that should be something like winnebagious..

#209420 - 02/05/13 07:50 PM Re: We've identified the end of the Universe, it's us. [Re: tsuwm]  
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Very funny, tsuwm. laugh

And furthermore, the word winnebagious though bogus wouldn't be ambiguous. smile

#209422 - 02/05/13 09:44 PM Re: We've identified the end of the Universe, it's us. [Re: jenny jenny]  
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Tuxorious
dealers in clothing to men about to wed their uxor.


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#209424 - 02/05/13 11:26 PM Re: We've identified the end of the Universe, it's us. [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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EXORIOUS: refuses to accept that the divorce actually went through

#209429 - 02/06/13 01:47 AM add one letter, find the antonym? [Re: Tromboniator]  
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UXORIBUSE - wife-beating

#209433 - 02/06/13 03:46 AM Re: add one letter, find the antonym? [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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UXODIOUS: so repellant as to cause vomiting

#209441 - 02/06/13 11:42 PM Help! I am corny, I am clumsy, all I can do is... [Re: Tromboniator]  
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...s t r e t c h. frown

Word of this day: implacable

PRONUNCIATION:
(im-PLAK-uh-buhl, -PLAY-kuh-)
MEANING: adjective: Impossible to pacify or appease.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin placare (to quiet or appease). Ultimately from the Indo-European root plak- (to be flat), which is also the source of fluke, flake, flaw, plead, please, supple, supplicatory, and archipelago. Earliest documented use: 1522.
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C > Y

IMPLAYABLE: When International Business Machine's new 2013 CD player had no sales they dropped the B from their acronym because of lack of business.

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