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Paladdinize - knightly constitutional

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Non linear thinking:
Paladin- knight
101 Dalmatians- evening constitutional
UK- Cockney rhyming slang
Knight- evening/night
Bo Peep- sleep
Ize- eyes/peepers

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ERE

PRONUNCIATION: (air)

MEANING: conjunction: Before (earlier in time).

ETYMOLOGY: From Old English aer (earlier). Ultimately from the Indo-European root ayer- (day, morning), which is also the source of early and erst (as in erstwhile). Earliest documented use: 822.
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MR. E. - a puzzlement

R. R. E. - a mechanical model of the Solar System

T. R. E. (preferably with a German accent) - a hypothesis, or (after a while) the best explanation we have for a set of observations

RE - That's about it.

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Ere

LRE- lesson, ready-to-educate. A self-contained, individual school ration.

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Puer Caeruleis oculis.


----please, draw me a sheep----
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ECCE

PRONUNCIATION: (EK-ay, ECH-ay, EK-see)

MEANING: interjection: Behold! (used to call attention to someone or something).

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin ecce (see, behold). Earliest documented use: 1598.
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ECCH - What, me worry?

'ENCE - elsewhere, in medieval English-with-a-Cockney-accent. Ex: "Get thee 'ence"

DECCE - many Italian record companies (cf. lira, pl. lire)

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Pinim- "stick it to the man"

Vinim- mini sized vitamin

Linim- an ocean in a drop

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MINIM

PRONUNCIATION: (MIN-uhm)

MEANING: noun:
1. The least amount of anything.
2. In music, a half note.
3. A unit of liquid measure, equivalent to 1/60 of a fluid dram (about one drop of liquid).
4. In calligraphy, a short vertical stroke, as in the letters i, m, n, u.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin minimus (smallest, least). Earliest documented use: 1440.
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MINT I.M. - intramuscular flavoring

MR NIM - champion at taking-away game

MINI-MD - Doogie Howser

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Mumdrum- mother's heartbeat for newborns
Wurdrum- white noise shusher machine
Purdrum- kitten noise maker with attached, fine grit, sandpaper tongue
Hurdrum- countless sheep jumping over the moon, comes with flokati
Surdrum- good knight, fast asleep
Nurdrum- logo maniac

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MURDRUM

PRONUNCIATION: (MUR-drum)

MEANING: noun:
1. A murder, especially in secret.
2. A fine paid for a murder.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin murdrum (murder), from Old French murdre (murder). Earliest documented use: 1290.

NOTES: Before England went around colonizing the world, they were colonized/conquered by Romans, Angles/Saxons/Jutes, Vikings, and Normans. The locals vented by killing their new lords. So the law came down that any murder of a Norman was to result in a heavy fine for the whole village. On the other hand, if the person killed was an Englishman or an Englishwoman: pas de problème. This fine was known as murdrum.
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CURD-RUM - a beverage made from fermented milk

SUR DRUM - the cymbal on top of the Bass Drum in l'Orchestre de Paris

MUR DEUM - the Sacred Wall in Rome

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UNBIRTHDAY

PRONUNCIATION: (uhn-BUHRTH-day)

MEANING: noun: A day other than one’s birthday.

ETYMOLOGY: Coined by Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) in Through the Looking-Glass (1871). Earliest documented use: 1871.

NOTES: Today is a very special day. Most of our readers (about 99.7% of you) have their unbirthday today. A very happy unbirthday to you! How are you celebrating your unbirthday?
And if you happen to have your birthday today, well, a happy birthday to you!
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SUNBIRTHDAY - the Winter Solstice

UNMIRTHDAY - April 15, for most of us, the day U.S. Income Tax returns are due

UNGIRTHDAY - I just lost 40 pounds!

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