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Uberous (YOO-buhr-uhs)-

Cuberous- Charlie Brown



P.F. post find "It's hip to be square."

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UBEROUS

PRONUNCIATION: (YOO-buhr-uhs)

MEANING: adjective: Abundant; fruitful.

ETYMOLOGY: from Latin uber (rich, fruitful, abundant, etc.). Earliest documented use: 1624.
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BUBEROUS - plagued

UMBEROUS - shadowy

UBERONUS - the cross we all bear

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OLIO

PRONUNCIATION: (OH-lee-oh)

MEANING: noun: A miscellaneous collection of things, for example, a variety show.

ETYMOLOGY: From Spanish olla (pot, stew), from Latin olla (pot). Earliest documented use: 1642. Also see olla podrida.

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OLLO -- a male earthenware jar

OFIO -- pertaining to one of Jupiter's larger satellites (out of 67 known so far!)

OIIO -- betcha didn't know 6 in binary is a palindrome!

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Oliyo- "O-Ee-Yah! Eoh-Ah!. The chant acts as a sort of audio inkblot."

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HOGEN-MOGEN

PRONUNCIATION: (HOH-guhn-moh-guhn)

MEANING:
noun: A person having or affecting high power.
adjective: Powerful; grand.

ETYMOLOGY: From Dutch hoogmogend (all powerful), from Hooge en Mogende (high and mighty), honorific for addressing States General (legislature) of the Netherlands. Earliest documented use: 1639.

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HOGEN-MOGEN - a sweet-wine-flavored ice cream, the antithesis of the complementary DOS-DAVID flavor

HOGEN-MOVEN - the pigs are going into a different sty for the winter

HOGER-MOGER - underhanded clandestine activity in the Hague (worth reading if you've never come across Elliot Paul before)

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Toenapering- the precious toe ring, one to rule them all

Toenapering- a ring of Toenapers running amok

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TOENADERING

PRONUNCIATION: (TOO-nah-duhr-ing)

MEANING: noun: Establishing or reestablishing of cordial relations, especially between nations.

ETYMOLOGY: From Dutch toenadering (advance, approach), from toe (to) + nader (closer). Earliest documented use: 1920.

NOTES: The term is typically seen in South Africa, but itís worth adopting everywhere. The French equivalent is rapprochement.
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(Oh? And the English equivalent is "entente" ?)

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TEENADERING - campaigning to improve safety on the golf course

TOENAGERING - a gang of adolescents with foot fetishes

TOKENADERING - a diplomatic ploy, in which a minority caucus agitates to pledge support to its allies, and then gives them a mere pittance

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POPPYCOCK

PRONUNCIATION: (POP-ee-kok)

MEANING: noun: Nonsense.

ETYMOLOGY: From Dutch dialect pappekak (soft dung) or poppekak (dollís excrement). Ultimately from the Indo-European root kakka-/kaka- (to defecate) which also gave us cacophony, cacography, and cucking stool. Earliest documented use: 1852.

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POPPYCOOK - Orville Riedenbacher's mascot

POPPYCORK - be careful as you open the champagne bottle !

PROPPYCOCK - a pub for theater folk

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Poppylock- a useless lock with little to no value

Poppymock- beau- ootiful soo- oop

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SOOTERKIN

PRONUNCIATION: (SOO-tuhr-kin)

MEANING: noun:
1. A sweetheart or mistress.
2. An afterbirth formerly believed to be gotten by Dutch women by warming themselves on stoves.
3. Something imperfect or unsuccessful.

ETYMOLOGY: Apparently from Dutch zoet (sweet). Earliest documented use: 1530.

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SHOOTERKIN - Annie Oakley was my sister

SOOGERKIN - Sweet Pickles

SOOTHERKIN - Grandma makes everything all better

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