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Sacchagrine- seersucker at the zoo in the land of milk and honey

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FARRAGO

PRONUNCIATION:
(fuh-RAH-goh)

MEANING:
noun: A confused mixture.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin farrago (mixed fodder). Ultimately from the Indo-European root bhares- (barley), which also gave us barn, barley, and farina. Earliest documented use: 1637.
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FARTAGO Ė usual response to, "Are we there yet?"

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FARRAGO

PRONUNCIATION: (fuh-RAH-goh)

MEANING: noun: A confused mixture.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin farrago (mixed fodder). Ultimately from the Indo-European root bhares- (barley), which also gave us barn, barley, and farina. Earliest documented use: 1637.

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FARRAGNO - an Incredibly Hulking actor from Boston

FARRAGE - horseshoeness

BARRAGO - what I go into when I want a drink

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Farraso- a quilting party song...farr a long, long way to sooo a camel pulling thread

Farrado- a hip square dance...farr a long, long way back to dosido

Yehaw! Everybody cut loose, footloose!

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QUOZ

PRONUNCIATION: (kwaz)

MEANING: noun: An odd person or thing.

ETYMOLOGY: Of uncertain origin. Perhaps itís a variant of the word quiz which has a similar meaning. Or maybe the word quiz is a variant of quoz. Itís all very quizzical. Or quozzical. Earliest documented use: 1780.
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QUON - a hybrid particle, combining the qualities of a quark and a muon

IQUOZ - the intelligence of the Wizard

SQUOZ - pluperfect subjunctive for what you shouldn't do to the Charmin'

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QUOF (hic)eggnog


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QUOF (hic)eggnog

...or, QUOF = what the Raven faid, nevermore ?

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VIDIMUS

PRONUNCIATION: (VAI-di-muhs)

MEANING: noun: 1. An attested copy of a document. 2. An official inspection.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin vidimus (we have seen), from videre (to see). Ultimately from the Indo-European root weid- (to see), which also gave us guide, wise, vision, advice, idea, story, history, vizard, videlicet, prudential, previse, and invidious. Earliest documented use: 1436.

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OVIDIMUS - We have written a poem in Latin

VIDIPUS - Oedipus before he plucked his eyes out, so he could still see

VIDIMUST - You just have to watch this!

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VIODIMUS inspector of violins, violas, etc.


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PINCHBECK

PRONUNCIATION: (PINCH-bek)

MEANING: adjective: Counterfeit or spurious.
noun: An alloy of zinc and copper, used as imitation gold in jewelry.

ETYMOLOGY: After watchmaker Christopher Pinchbeck (1670-1732), who invented it. Itís ironic that today his name is a synonym for something counterfeit, but in his time his fame was worldwide, not only as the inventor of this curious alloy, but also as a maker of musical clocks and orreries. The composition of this gold-like alloy was a closely-guarded secret, but it didnít prevent others from passing off articles as if made from this alloy... faking fake gold!
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PINCHBACK - what you should do to the rhododendrons after they finish blooming (see "deadheading")

PINCHNECK - a Vulcan maneuver to disable one's opponents without causing permanent harm

PUNCHBECK - what a kid does in a Brooklyn schoolyard when someone hits him

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