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Limpit- tip for a three legged race with a peg legged pirate.

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LIMPID

PRONUNCIATION: (LIM-pid)

MEANING: adjective:
1. Clear; transparent.
2. Easily comprehensible; clear.
3. Calm; serene.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin limpidus (clear). Earliest documented use: 1609.
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LIMBID - how to tell an arm from a leg

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TRIBOLOGY

PRONUNCIATION: (try-BOL-uh-jee, tri-)

MEANING: noun: The study of interacting surfaces in relative motion and associated issues, such as friction, lubrication, and wear.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek tribos (rubbing), from tribein (to rub). Earliest documented use: 1966.

NOTES: Usually words are coined on the streets of language, but here is one instance where a word may be considered to have been synthesized in a lab, if there could be such a thing as a word lab. In 1965, a group of lubrication engineers decided they needed a name for what they did and contacted the editors of the Oxford English Dictionary for help. Out of this came the word tribology, suggested by one C.G. Hardie of Magdalen College.
So even though it looks like the perfect word for it, tribology is not the study of tribes. A related term is triboelectricity: electricity generated by friction.
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BRIBOLOGY - Congressional Lobbying for Dummies

TRIBOROGY - New York City toll collector

TERIBOLOGY - Handbook of Pessimism

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Triloboggy- a bog filled with trilobites
Triloboogie- earliest recorded music of the Early Cabrian period.
Trilobogeyman- an imaginary, prehistoric monster used to frighten misbehaving arthropods into good behavior. "And they died!"

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TRIBOLOGNY - nonsense our people believe in.

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(That would be pronounced "tribe-baloney"?)

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TRIBBOLOGY - now you know the trouble with 'em ...


(see also here, thirty real-time years later )

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Originally Posted By: wofahulicodoc

(That would be pronounced "tribe-baloney"?)


Precisely.

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LONGHAIR

PRONUNCIATION: (LONG-hair)

MEANING: noun:
1. An intellectual.
2. One having a deep interest in the arts, especially in classical music.
3. A male with long hair, especially a hippie.
4. A cat having long hair.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old English lang + haer. Earliest documented use: 1893.
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LONCHAIR - what you sit on to watch Lawn Tennis

LONGHAIN - what you get from a 65-yard pass-and-run play (the H is silent)

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Loanhair- beautiful lengths

Longpair- stereochemically sad electrons with no friends frown

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