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Re: shimmy like there's no tomorrow [Re: wofahulicodoc] #224454
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HAPPENCHANCE

PRONUNCIATION: (HAP-uhn-chans)

MEANING:
noun: A chance occurrence.
adjective: Resulting from chance.

ETYMOLOGY: Alteration of happenstance, a blend of happening + circumstance. Earliest documented use: 1847.
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HOPPENCHANCE - What the frog took when he crossed the road

HAPPENCHANGE - I just found a quarter and a dime on the sidewalk

HA'PENCHANCE - Get yer raffle tickets here! Two for a penny!

we get along swimmingly [Re: wofahulicodoc] #224463
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NATANT

PRONUNCIATION: NAYT-nt

MEANING: adjective: Swimming or floating.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin natare (to swim). Ultimately from the Indo-European root sna- (to swim or flow), which also gave us Sanskrit snan (bath). Earliest documented use: 1460.
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NATACT - a kind of flea circus

NATHANT - turning into a Coney Island hot dog

NEATANT - my mother's sister has OCD

Re: shimmy like there's no tomorrow [Re: wofahulicodoc] #224476
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The most common trombometer reading is "Too loud; too many."

every letter has occurred an even number of times [Re: wofahulicodoc] #224477
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SUCCUS

PRONUNCIATION: (SUHK-uhs)

MEANING: noun: Juice; fluid.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin succus (juice). Earliest documented use: 1771.

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YUCCUS - a single plant of the agave family, native to the warmer regions of America (more commonly referred to by its plural yucca)

SUCCES - almost-but-not-quite-complet achievement of a goal

SUNCUS - what the U-boat did to my destroyer

Re: every letter has occurred an even number of times [Re: wofahulicodoc] #224513
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Fuccus-many happy returns and much good fortune

Congratulations...I think [Re: wofahulicodoc] #224530
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NITTY-GRITTY

PRONUNCIATION: (NIT-ee GRIT-ee)

MEANING: noun: The essential, practical, or most important details.

ETYMOLOGY: Origin unknown. Earliest documented use: 1940.
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NITTY-GRINTY - Ron Weasley is making baby-booties

WITTY-GRITTY - a rough sense of humor

NUTTY-GRITTY - There's sand in my Peanut Brittle !

Re: Congratulations...I think [Re: wofahulicodoc] #224539
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Pitty-gritty - a horrible, toe-curling, leg cramp caused by dehydration and then you die

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I call this one [Re: May] #224545
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Blug- a contraction of big and lug, to haul ass long distances. Ex, It's the cops, let's Blug out of here!

Maybe it comes from BLAGGARD, i.e. BLACKGUARD ? [Re: wofahulicodoc] #224554
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BLAG

PRONUNCIATION: (blag)

MEANING: verb tr.: To obtain something by guile; to cheat, rob, snatch, steal, scam, or beg.
noun: A robbery, con, or theft.

ETYMOLOGY: Origin unknown. Earliest documented use: 1934.

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BULAG - 1. Russian prison greeted with disfavor by audience; 2. a resident therein is not well-liked

BLA - dull on Twitter (saved a whole keystroke!)

BLAX - the second terminal at Los Angeles Airport


Look, Ma! All A's ! [Re: wofahulicodoc] #224559
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FETID

PRONUNCIATION: (FET-tid, FEE-TID)

MEANING: adjective: Having a strong unpleasant odor.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin fetere (to stink). Earliest documented use: 1599.
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FATID - having strong sexual urges

FEATID - identify the heroic accomplishment

FETAD - covered with goat cheese

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