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MondayFun: A Rosoideae is a Rose is a Rose [Re: LukeJavan8] #212915
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tumid

PRONUNCIATION: (TOO-mid, TYOO-)
MEANING: adjective:
1. Swollen.
2. Bulging.
3. Pompous, bombastic.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin tumere (to swell). Earliest documented use: 1541.
USAGE:
"Her tumid eyes filled with tears and she began to cry."
Joseph Heller; Catch-22.
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t > h
HUMID - damp

USAGE: "Her humid eyes filled with tears and she began to cry."
- Joseph Heller before rewrite



Re: MondayFun: A Rosoideae is a Rose is a Rose [Re: jenny jenny] #212917
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'TUPID Speech impediment for 'stupid'.


----please, draw me a sheep----
Curiouser and curiouser [Re: jenny jenny] #212925
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TUMOID - the curiously strong antacid, something between a TUMS and an ALTOID

Sparing no expanse [Re: wofahulicodoc] #212926
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tumie - beer belly.

Last edited by Tromboniator; 10/22/13 01:37 AM.
Re: Curiouser and curiouserless [Re: wofahulicodoc] #212927
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U > I

TIMID - what we who write here are assuredly not.

Prime Genitals [Re: jenny jenny] #212935
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primogeniture

PRONUNCIATION:
(pry-muh-JEN-i-chuhr, pree-, -choor)
MEANING:
noun:
1. The state of being the firstborn or eldest child in a family.
2. The right of succession and inheritance belonging to the firstborn child.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin primus (first) + gignere (to beget). Not to be confused with primogenitor. Earliest documented use: 1500.
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PRIMOGENITLURE - and the second lure is money.

Erratic internet connection - sorry I'm late [Re: jenny jenny] #212940
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PRIMOGENISURE - It's a wise first child who knows its own father (sometimes PRIMOGENISIRE)

PROMOGENITURE - an ad campaign for www.Ancestry.com

Re: Erratic internet connection - sorry I'm late [Re: wofahulicodoc] #212947
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Not to worry, Wolfman. Einstein was oft times late for a party.
But when he arrived everyone stopped and listened. smile

Re: Prime Genitals [Re: jenny jenny] #212951
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And there are plenty of sites on line to find whichever
primogenitlure is your fancy.


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but not until November this year [Re: jenny jenny] #212952
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RECIDIVISM

PRONUNCIATION: (ri-SID-uh-viz-ehm)


MEANING: noun: Relapsing (into smoking, crime, etc.), especially repeatedly.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin re- (again) + cadere (to fall). Ultimately from the Indo-European root kad- (to fall), which is also the source of cadence, cascade, casualty, cadaver, chance, chute, accident, occident, decay, and casuistry . Earliest documented use: 1884.

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We don't need to change anything for this one!

RECIDIVISM - Falling Back again (changing from Daylight Savings to Standard Time)

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OK, OK, if you insist...

REBIDIVISM - irresistable over-optimism in a Bridge-player

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