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#212817 - 10/12/13 02:41 PM Re: Not to throw the baby out with the bathwater, but. [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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Originally Posted By: wofahulicodoc

FUSTILAGS - we make the convicts bathe every June whether they need it or not

(BTW, Luke, with some medicines applesauce works better wink )


My mother, back in the day, would have said that would dilute
the medicine. But I like the idea better than sugar. Just
stay away from cinnamon. I hear it's become the "high" of
choice for some kids.


----please, draw me a sheep----
#212829 - 10/14/13 05:08 AM Monday's word and it ain't nice. [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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measly

PRONUNCIATION:(MEE-zlee, MEEZ-lee)
MEANING:
adjective:
1. Ridiculously small or bad.
2. Infected with measles.
ETYMOLOGY:
Initially, the word measly was used to describe a pig infected with measles, which is probably derived from Middle Dutch masel (blemish) and its spelling influenced by Middle English mesel (leprous, leprosy). Earliest documented use: 1598.
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m > i
EASILY - answer to the question "Can good men be fooled?" Example:

"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed." - Eisenhower

See? Eisenhower was a nice man but without guns to fight bad men we all would be unclothed and cold and hungry.


#212836 - 10/14/13 03:26 PM Re: Monday's word and it ain't nice. [Re: jenny jenny]  
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Sneak in your opinions and get away with it.

WEASILY Weasily

#212838 - 10/14/13 04:01 PM Re: Monday's word and it ain't nice. [Re: jenny jenny]  
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PEASLY

Pease Porridge hot, Pease Porridge cold,Pease Porridge in the Pot Nine Days old,Spell me that in four Letters? I will, THAT.


----please, draw me a sheep----
#212839 - 10/14/13 07:17 PM Re: Monday's word and it ain't nice. [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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MEWSLY -

1) an organic cereal, unique in that it can by itself support the growth of newborn kittens
2) extremely clever little felines

#212845 - 10/15/13 03:01 AM Re: Monday's word and it ain't nice. [Re: BranShea]  
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Now BranShea, be nice (maybe you are but I couldn't open your nice video) because I wern't being "weasily".

You see, BranShe, in these United States of Mississippi it is permissible to disagree with your betters even if your betters are by some strange quirk better than you.

Anu, as you saw, slipped in his Eisenhower quote and understandably only a weasily Mississippian complained. laugh

And yet Anu, for the most part, is a good man.

#212851 - 10/15/13 12:18 PM Re: Monday's word and it ain't nice. [Re: jenny jenny]  
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You missed a cute little video. (link is in good order) So as I see you favor guns to keep off the bad man ( whoever they are) and to bring to everyone the wonderful permission to disagree with their betters ( whoever they may be)

Then you wern't being weasly but understandably only a weasly Missisippian. I really tried to understand. I don't mind being the dummy here. smile

#212859 - 10/16/13 12:59 AM moving right along [Re: BranShea]  
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ANEMIC

PRONUNCIATION:
(uh-NEEM-ik)

MEANING:
adjective:
1. Lacking vitality, strength, or colorfulness.
2. Suffering from anemia.

ETYMOLOGY:
From anemia (a condition in which one has a reduced number of red blood cells or hemoglobin), from Greek an- (without) + haima (blood). Earliest documented use: 1839. The word anemious is entirely different.

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AMEMIC - I can't think of anything
pronunciation:. "uh-MEEM-ick
origin: from "a-" (without), and "meme" (a unit of memory, a concept that sticks in your head)

#212862 - 10/16/13 02:57 AM The second banana follows the top [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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Good one, Wolf! You are a tough act to follow.

PANENIC - an anthropologist who goes native.

Etymology: pan (all) -enic (one who studies a culture from the perspective of the culture he is studying).

#212883 - 10/17/13 01:20 PM yesterday's word [Re: jenny jenny]  
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SCLEROTIC

PRONUNCIATION:
(skluh-ROT-ik)


MEANING:
adjective:
1. Hard, rigid, slow to adapt or respond.
2. Relating to or affected with sclerosis, an abnormal hardening of a tissue or part.
3. Of or relating to the sclera, the white fibrous outer layer of the eyeball.


ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek skleros (hard). Earliest documented use: 1543.

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SCLEROTICA - X-rated pictures of eyeballs (some people's eyes can be pretty sexy...)

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