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HENDADDYS - roosters in the night time street corner trade.


(with a tip of the hat to Trom's word)

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DRAGOMAN

PRONUNCIATION: (DRAG-uh-man)

MEANING: noun: An interpreter or guide.

ETYMOLOGY: From French dragoman, from Italian dragomanno, from Latin/Greek dragoumanos, from Arabic tarjuman, and Aramaic, from Akkadian targumanu (interpreter). Earliest documented use: 1300s. Akkadian is a now-extinct Semitic language once spoken in ancient Mesopotamia (now Iraq) and written in cuneiform. Earliest documented use: 14th century.

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DRANOMAN - It's SuperPlumber!

DRAGONMAN - how to describe a long, tedious translation (two pronunciations)

DRACOMAN - Crabbe or Goyle's informal address to young Master Malfoy

DRAWOMAN - what Leonardo did with Mona Lisa
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GOLGOTHA

PRONUNCIATION: (GOL-guh-thuh)

MEANING: noun:
1. A place or occasion of great suffering.
2. A burial place.

ETYMOLOGY: After Golgotha, the hill near Jerusalem believed to be the site of Jesus's crucifixion. From Latin, from Greek golgotha, from Aramaic gulgulta, from Hebrew gulgolet (skull). The hill was perhaps named from the resemblance of its shape to a skull. Earliest documented use: 1597.

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GOLGOTCHA - a cry of unexpected glee after a successful prank

GOLOTHA - rain-covering for one shoe, as described by a lisper

GOLGOTTA - the capital of West Bengal, and seventh-largest city in India (pop. about 4.5 million)

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Originally Posted By: Tromboniator
EPANALENSIS: What the cinematographer does to capture entire vistas.


...indeed 'e does !

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MANDARIN

PRONUNCIATION: (MAN-duh-rin)

MEANING: noun:
1. A member of one of nine ranks of public officials in the Chinese Empire.
2. A powerful government official or bureaucrat.
3. A member of an elite group, especially one having influence in intellectual or literary circles.
4. Capitalized: the official language of China.
5. A citrus tree, Citrus reticulata, that is native to China.

adjective:
1. Of or relating to a mandarin.
2. Marked by refined or ornate language.

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MACDARIN - Bobby, Scottish singer of popular songs in the 50s and after, including one notable one about MacHeath, the Knfe

MANDATIN' - Goin' around givin' orders, often without providin' funds to comply

MANNARIN - often used to determine a divorce settlement, to keep the "spouse in the mannarin which she has been accustomed"

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JUBILEE

PRONUNCIATION: (JOO-buh-lee, -LEE)

MEANING: noun:
1. A special anniversary of an event, especially a 50th anniversary.
2. Rejoicing or celebration.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old French jubile, from Latin jubilaeus, and Greek iobelaios, from Hebrew yobel (ram, ram's horn trumpet). Traditionally a jubilee year was announced by blowing a ram's horn. Earliest documented use: 1382.

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BUBILEE - champagne

QUBILEE - what comes after P and before R, William

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NUBILEE The way a beginner does things.

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MATA HARI

PRONUNCIATION: (MA-tuh HAR-ee, MAT-uh HAR-ee)

MEANING: noun: A seductive woman who works as a spy.

ETYMOLOGY: After exotic dancer Mata Hari, a stage name of Margaretha Geertruida Zelle (1876-1917). She was a Dutch woman, who took a Malay name, allegedly spied for the Germans, and was executed by the French. Her stage name Mata Hari means sun, literally "eye of the day", from Malay mata (eye) + hari (day, dawn). Earliest documented use: 1936.

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MAMA HARI - the mother of all spies

MANA HARI - I'm late, I'm late,
For a very important date,
No time to say
Hello, Goodbye,
I'm late I'm late I'm late !

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MATH HARI This calculus problem is very difficult.

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TEGULAR

PRONUNCIATION: (TEG-yuh-luhr)

MEANING: adjective: Relating to, resembling, or arranged like tiles.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin tegula (tile), from tegere (to cover). Ultimately from the Indo-European root (s)teg- (to cover), which is also the source of thatch, deck, detect, tog, and protege. Earliest documented use: 1828.

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TEGULARK - this floor tiling pattern is for the birds!

STEGULAR - roofed with armor plate

TEQULAR - of or pertaining to a strong Mexican alcoholic beverage, distilled from blue Weber agave. Drinking too much of it will make you go blind. (...no "I"s)

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