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palatine

PRONUNCIATION:(PAL-uh-tyn, -teen)

MEANING: adjective:
1. Of or relating to a palace.
2. Of or relating to a palate.

ETYMOLOGY:
For 1: After Palatine, from Latin Palatium, the name of the centermost of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built. Roman emperors built their palaces on this hill. The word palace also derives from the same source. Earliest documented use: 1436.
For 2: From French palatin, from Latin palatum palate (roof of the mouth). Earliest documented use: 1656.
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palatiny:

1. of or relating to a modest palace
2. of or relating to snacks at a wine tasting promotion.

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malateen- a kid up to no good.


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palateen one's BFF


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XALATINE - pertaining to your glaucoma medicine

PALATINY - used by dwarfs to paint miniature art works

PALAMINE - a soothing lotion for when your BFF has an itchy rash

PALATINO - I'm sure you know the type !

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Happy Memorial Day USA, Monday elsewhere, BUT Tuesday for us kiwis!(I had to check what day it was!). You guys are "so yesterday!"
PALIMONEY: offloading assets to close friend to avoid ex taking the lot

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collier

PRONUNCIATION:(KOL-yuhr)

MEANING:noun:
1. A coal miner.
2. A coal liner.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old English col (coal). Earliest documented use: 1594, 1661.
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COLLIER
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collie- a silky-coated sheep dog most of 'em named Lassie

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cullier-one who weeds out the unwanted in any area


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COKLIER -- the inner ear of a Bostonian who kan't spell tu gud



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LARES AND PENATES

PRONUNCIATION: (LAR-eez and puh-NAY-teez)


MEANING:
noun:
1. Household gods (the benevolent gods in an ancient Roman household).
2. Household goods (a family's treasured possessions).



Hmm.
Desperate times demand desperate measures:

LATES AND PILATES - Work-out first, unwind at Starbucks afterwards ?

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FLARES & PENNANTS: signals from a ship


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