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smeeple- smees, no two 'smees' are alike

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Originally Posted By: May
smeeple- smees, no two 'smees' are alike


Knock, knock!
Who's there?
'Smee!

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Originally Posted By: May
smeeple- smees, no two 'smees' are alike


Knock, knock!
Who's there?
'Smee!


Structure Mapping Engine?
Subsequent Memory Effect?
Subject Matter Expert?
....Anomia? Anomie.

P.S. further intrigued, I found this...
http://m.phys.org/news/2010-03-free-illusion-biologist.html
"As Francis Crick said, 'dream as we may'..."


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SNOWCLONE

PRONUNCIATION: (SNO-klon)

MEANING: noun: A cliché adapted to a new use.
For example, a statement of the form “X is the new Y” (such as “Gray is the new black”). See more examples here.

ETYMOLOGY: Coined by economics professor Glen Whitman in 2004, after the popular (but erroneous) idea that Eskimos have many words for snow, which is extended by others into the form: If Eskimos have N words for snow, X surely have N words for Y.
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SNOWCLOWNE - Yeti

SNOBCLONE - a Kardashian

SNOWCLONK - what happens after you lose your balance on the skijump

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ECDYSIAST

PRONUNCIATION: (ek-DIZ-ee-ast)

MEANING: noun: A person who disrobes to provide entertainment for others.

ETYMOLOGY: Coined by writer and editor H.L. Mencken in 1940, from ecdysis (shedding or molting), from Greek ekdysis (casting off), from ek- (out) + dyein (to put on).
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ENDYSIAST - a person who puts clothes on for the entertainment of others

ECODYSIAST - a strip-tease artist who donates all the revenue for environmental preservation

ECDYSIASE - the enzyme that causes molting in snakes and insects (come to think of it, that might even be a real word ! )

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icdysiast- not so merry-go-round

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PETRICHOR

PRONUNCIATION: (PET-ri-kuhr)

MEANING: noun: The pleasant smell that accompanies the first rain after a dry spell.

ETYMOLOGY: Coined by researchers I.J. Bear and R.G. Thomas in 1964, from Greek petros (stone) + ichor (the fluid that supposedly flows in the veins of the gods in Greek mythology).
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PET ICHOR - The unpleasant smell of a dog after it's gotten soaked in the first rain after a dry spell

PETRICLOR (sometimes PETRICHLOR) - the smell of this bleach will turn you to stone

PET RICHER - Leona Helmsley's dog was her sole heir

PERI CHOR - the space around the singers

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Petrichour- neurasthenic dish akin to ducky dessert, made with broken english. Best served with friends for dinner.

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Expatnation- a pop-up restaurant that only serves humans. Not to be confused with cainablenation.

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EXAPTATION

PRONUNCIATION: (ek-sap-TAY-shuhn)

MEANING: noun: The adaptation of a trait for a purpose other than for which it was evolved.
For example, feathers were evolved for warmth and later co-opted for display and/or flight.

ETYMOLOGY: Coined by Stephen Jay Gould in 1981. A blend of ex- (out) + adaptation, from ad- (towards) + aptare (to fit), from aptus (apt).
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EXAPSTATION - where I used to get on the subway to go take my Advanced Placement test

MEXAPTATION - major blockbuster movie translated into Spanish

ERAPTATION - emergence from a trance-like state

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