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#213911 - 01/10/14 04:46 AM Re de thought for de day [Re: jenny jenny]  
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THOUGHT FOR TODAY
It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so. -Robert A. Heinlein, off-the-wall science-fiction author (1907-1988)

Anti-thought for Today
Hallelujah! The good people of America have not legislated our religious creeds into law. Instead we have enabled people of strange and odd conceptualizations to live amongst us. Yes, we are the best of a motley bunch.

#213915 - 01/10/14 02:38 PM You a big disgrace, Got mud on your face. Rock On! [Re: jenny jenny]  
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ignominy

PRONUNCIATION: (IG-nuh-min-ee, ig-NOM-uh-nee)
MEANING:
noun: 1. Public disgrace. 2. Disgraceful quality or conduct.
ETYMOLOGY:
Via French, from Latin ignominia. Ultimately from the Indo-European root no-men- (name) which also gave us name, anonymous, noun, synonym, eponym, renown, nominate, misnomer, and moniker. Earliest documented use: 1540.
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GNOMINY noun

1. a growth condition particular to workers who dig dig dig under the Earth looking for treasure, ex: big head, short statue.
2. the ability to sing pithy, witty and wise sayings while digging, ex: Hi Ho!


#213923 - 01/10/14 09:00 PM Only in NYC [Re: jenny jenny]  
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IGNORINY - what taxi drivers in Times Square do

#213948 - 01/13/14 05:26 PM Monday's word in brief : VOLUBLE [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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"Here's a fun exercise for you: find at least one person epitomizing the day's word, every day this week. With some seven billion of us around there can't be any excuse for insufficient data." -- A.G.

voluble
PRONUNCIATION:
(VOL-yuh-buhl)
MEANING:
adjective: Speaking incessantly or fluently.
ETYMOLOGY:
Via French, from Latin volvere (to roll). Ultimately from the Indo-European root wel- (to turn or roll), which also gave us waltz, revolve, valley, walk, vault, volume, wallet, and helix. Earliest documented use: 1575.
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EVOLUBLE - a quality assigned to any pre-adapted animal that can effect strings of articulated speech. So far homo sapiens sapiens is the only known species to evolve a proper language. These loquacious creatures began talking 75,000 years ago and haven't stopped since.

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#213949 - 01/13/14 09:36 PM Monday's word in brief : VOLUBLE [Re: jenny jenny]  
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VOLUBE (pronounced "V.O. Lube") - to break down social inhibitions with Seagrams

#213961 - 01/14/14 04:41 PM Tuesday's word [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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INTRANSIGENT

PRONUNCIATION: (in-TRAN-si-jent)

MEANING:
adjective: Unwilling to compromise, especially from an extreme position.
noun: One who refuses to compromise.


(if you like, TRANGENTSI; read "In 'TRANSI', 'GENT'")

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INTRANSIENT - a one-night stand (maybe that should be SINTRANSIGENT?)

or, maybe

PINTRANSIGENT - (bowling): that last 7-pin that won't go down in the 10th frame, spoiling a 300-game

#213962 - 01/14/14 05:00 PM Re: Tuesday's word [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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GINTRANSIGENTrefusing to budge from one's accustomed
drink no matter what is being served by the host.

KINTRANSIGENT Your friends you can choose but your
relatives.....

perhaps


SINTRANSIGENT Refusing to 'give up that sin' and 'sin no more"....

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----please, draw me a sheep----
#213963 - 01/14/14 05:07 PM Re: Monday's word in brief : VOLUBLE [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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Tom Chamblee.
Tom Chamblee could talk the ears off a cornfield. His third grade teacher, Miss Hattie Grimes, tied him to a desk with a jump rope and taped his mouth shut with duct tape for the entire year back in 1958. Poor Hattie, She forgot to plug his ears so Tom listened real good and left the third grade thinking he was the smartest kid in Pickins County. Maybe he was. Tom grew up to become a street preacher and the town drunk. It is said that Tom can switch from preaching to cussing in a single breath without anyone knowing which is which.

#213966 - 01/14/14 09:40 PM Re: Tuesday's word INTRANSIGENT [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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INTRANSIBENT -- red-eye flight from Seattle to Atlanta seated middle isle, middle seat, between a middle lineman with the Seahawks and Oprah Winfrey.
"Both remain intransigent in their respective positions without any real effort to negotiate in a democratic spirit."

#213967 - 01/15/14 07:14 AM Re: Tuesday's word INTRANSIGENT [Re: jenny jenny]  
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DINTRANSIGENT refuses to turn down the stereo despite all pleas and threats.

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