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#209977 - 03/12/13 01:43 AM Re: Become the Tiger [Re: jenny jenny]  
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Wineteenth.
Same as the Nineteenth

#209978 - 03/12/13 01:48 AM pole-ish joke [Re: jenny jenny]  
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NINETEENTH POLE - the facetiously-named "pole" 1 3/16 mile from the finish line, thus 1/16 mile BEFORE the starting line of a 9-furlong race. Refers to the position of a horse considered - usually jeeringly - to be so slow that it can't even reach the gate before the race is over.

#209981 - 03/12/13 07:02 AM Indentation [Re: jenny jenny]  
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nineteeth hole: result of taking a little nip.

#209986 - 03/12/13 01:40 PM Re: Indentation [Re: Tromboniator]  
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suffragist

PRONUNCIATION: (SUHF-ruh-jist)

MEANING: noun: An advocate of extending the right to vote, especially to women.
ETYMOLOGY:
Via French from Latin suffragium (voting tablet, right to vote). Ultimately from the Indo-European root bhreg- (to break) that also gave us break, breach, fraction, fragile, fractal, infringe, irrefragable, and fractious. Suffrage? Remember, a broken piece of tile was used as a ballot in the past. Earliest documented use: 1822.
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stuffragist - a dealer in rags suitable for stuffing

#209987 - 03/12/13 02:33 PM Re: Become the Tiger [Re: jenny jenny]  
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PINETEENTH HOLEAlong around the sixteenth hole
when it's a hot and sweaty day, one longs for the shade
and a cold drink and cannot wait for the nineteenth hole.

Last edited by LukeJavan8; 03/12/13 02:34 PM.

----please, draw me a sheep----
#209988 - 03/12/13 02:39 PM Re: Indentation [Re: jenny jenny]  
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SCUFFRAGIST A shoeshine boy.


----please, draw me a sheep----
#209990 - 03/12/13 07:16 PM Re: Indentation [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
SCUFFRAGIST A shoeshine boy.

laugh Nice polish, Luke.

#209991 - 03/12/13 09:49 PM Re: Indentation [Re: jenny jenny]  
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thankee blush


----please, draw me a sheep----
#209996 - 03/13/13 01:08 AM Ann or Andy? [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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STUFFRAGIST (that's with a hard "G") -- a full-time dollmaker

#210002 - 03/13/13 10:25 AM Re: Ann or Andy? [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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bromide

PRONUNCIATION:(BRO-myd)

MEANING:noun:
1. A tired or meaningless remark.
2. A tiresome or boring person.

ETYMOLOGY:
From bromine, from Greek bromos (stench). Earliest documented use: 1836.
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bromind :
1. a tiresome or boring mind
2. a tired or meaningless remark from a tired or boring mind

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