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ZYMURGY: The Last Word [Re: wofahulicodoc] #211443
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zymurgy

PRONUNCIATION:
(ZY-muhr-jee)

MEANING:
noun: The branch of chemistry dealing with fermentation, as brewing.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek zym- (ferment) + -urgy (work). Earliest documented use: 1868.
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ZYMURKY - when the zym needs more urgy

Re: ZYMURGY: The Last Word [Re: jenny jenny] #211444
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RYMURGY - for no particular reazon

Thursday's AWAD: It takes one to know one. [Re: wofahulicodoc] #211457
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logomania

PRONUNCIATION: (lo-go-MAY-nee-uh)
MEANING:
noun:
1. Obsessive interest in words.
2. Excessive and often incoherent talking.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek logo- (word) + -mani (excessive enthusiasm or craze). Earliest documented use: 1882.
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logomana - (NZ) words used by the powerful, by high authority; usually spoken with supernatural effect

ex: ---> BOO!

Re: Thursday's AWAD: It takes one to know one. [Re: jenny jenny] #211458
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Isn't that eliminating 2 letters?
Just asking.


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Thursday's AWAD: It takes one to know one. [Re: LukeJavan8] #211460
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Who me? Not me Luke, I am as good as my word, most times.
I looked again and found myself innocent. confused

...but that's SO 1960s ! [Re: jenny jenny] #211461
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POGOMANIA - That possum with the beard should run for office! POGO FOR PRESIDENT ! POGO FOR PRESIDENT !! POGO FOR PRESIDENT !!


Re: ...but that's SO 1960s ! [Re: wofahulicodoc] #211462
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Quite rightly!
And I wanna dance!

What I said goes baby
I want you to hold just what you got
I want you to wind up your yo-yo
When I say pogo
I mean let that yo-yo go
I mean let the string out baby
Now go
Look at Annie yo-yo
Round 'n and round 'n round
Pogo pogo we gonna yo-yo
Round 'n round 'n round

...but that's SO 1930s ! [Re: jenny jenny] #211469
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PLUTOLATRY

PRONUNCIATION: (ploo-TOL-uh-tree)

MEANING: Excessive devotion to wealth.


ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek pluto- (wealth) + -latry (worship). Earliest documented use: 1891. Pluto was the god of riches

[I thought Pluto was the god of the Underground. Or else Walt Disney's dog. Live and learn.]


FLUTOLATRY - James Galway is my idol

Re: ...but that's SO 1930s ! [Re: wofahulicodoc] #211473
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u -> o

PLOTOLATRY - a morality play where burning a rich man at the stake is the dénouement of the plot

the nose knows... [Re: jenny jenny] #211479
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OTO-RHINO-LARYNGOLOGY

MEANING: noun: The branch of medicine dealing with the ear, nose, and throat. Also known as otolaryngology.

ETYMOLOGY: The word is coined so that one is forced to use all three -- ear, nose, and throat -- to be able to pronounce it. Either that, or it's from Greek oto- (ear) + rhino- (nose) + laryngo- (larynx) + -logy (study). Earliest documented use: 1900. Also, see rhinorrhea.

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OTORHINOLARYNGEOLOGY - In the shale I found the fossilized remains of a great lumbering beast with tiny little ears and a big horn on its nose

alternatively:
ONORHINOLARYNGOLOGY - my doctor says my tonsils hve to come out


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