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Re: Mensopause III [Re: wofahulicodoc] #217079
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VATARY - a wine cellar


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start with camarilla [Re: wofahulicodoc] #217128
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camarilla

PRONUNCIATION:
(kam-uh-RIL-uh, Spanish: kah-mah-REE-yah)

MEANING:
noun: A group of confidential scheming advisers.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Spanish, diminutive of cámara (chamber), from Latin camera (room), from Greek kamara (an object with an arched cover). Earliest documented use: 1839.

USAGE:
"In China ... successions to a bureaucratic collective leadership are managed by a tiny camarilla in a self-declared one-party state."
Simon Sebag Montefiore; In Russia, Power Has No Heirs; The New York Times; Jan 11, 2009.

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FAMARILLA - A group of family scheming advisers.


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Re: start with camarilla [Re: Bazr] #217139
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HAMARILLA - a scheming Southern gorilla armed with a hammer

a camerilla takes gigapixel photos [Re: jenny jenny] #217144
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CAMAROLLA - a sporty powerful compact car soon to be marketed by the new Chevrolet/Toyota conglomerate

Re: a camerilla takes gigapixel photos [Re: wofahulicodoc] #217149
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Originally Posted By: wofahulicodoc

CAMAROLLA - a sporty powerful compact car soon to be marketed by the new Chevrolet/Toyota conglomerate


Good one, wofahuli. Copyright the name, could happen. (c) smile

SCAMARILLA - carbon credits

start at fandango [Re: wofahulicodoc] #217155
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fandango

PRONUNCIATION:
(fan-DANG-go)

MEANING:
noun:
1. A lively Spanish dance in triple time.
2. A piece of music for this dance.
3. A foolish or silly behavior, act, or thing.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Spanish, of uncertain origin. Earliest documented use: 1766.

USAGE:
"Going through this ridiculous fandango of chicken and blackmail again is the height of irresponsibility."
Norman Ornstein; Extending Debt Limit Past Elections is Right Path; Roll Call (Washington, DC); Jul 27, 2011.

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MANDANGO - Fugitive on the run (man-DANG-go)


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Re: start at fandango [Re: Bazr] #217160
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FANDANGLO - Whitey struck out!

FANTANGO - a suggestive performance done to the music of a different Spanish dance. It takes two to do it.

fandango [Re: Bazr] #217162
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F and and O - mnemonic for spelling foo; as in egg foo yong

PUNGLE me...now! [Re: jenny jenny] #217170
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pungle

PRONUNCIATION:(PUNG-uhl)
MEANING:
verb tr.: To make a payment; to shell out.
ETYMOLOGY:
Alteration of Spanish póngale (put it down), from poner (to put), from Latin ponere (to put). Ultimately from the Indo-European root apo- (off or away) that is also the source of after, off, awkward, post, puny, apposite, apropos, and dispositive. Earliest documented use: 1851.
USAGE:
"Congress pungled up $700 billion for a bailout."
Steve Rubenstein; 2008 in Review; San Francisco Chronicle; Dec 30, 2008.
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UNGLE - an ugly uncle

Re: PUNGLE me...now! [Re: jenny jenny] #217171
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PUHGLE - a dog that is constipated


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