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  1. #1 New Words to Add to Your Vocabulary 
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    When you find a new word that you like, please share it here.

    I really like the following word as it really hits the spot sometimes.


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    Damn!
    I was expecting a serious thread.
    NM.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dywyddyr View Post
    Damn!
    I was expecting a serious thread.
    NM.
    And Damn! I thought I could count on you to be serious. I thought the cartoon added a nice touch and I really do like that word.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDemon View Post
    I like lucidiot. Someone who appears to be lucid but is in fact an idiot. I've forgotten where I first read it (it might have been in a Clive Barker book).
    I like your definition, but this is what I found with a search of that word.

    www.experienceproject.com/l/es/s/h istorias/Lucidiot/62261 - Translator
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    I feel a change of username coming on
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDemon View Post
    I like lucidiot. Someone who appears to be lucid but is in fact an idiot. I've forgotten where I first read it (it might have been in a Clive Barker book).
    Clive Barker is the absolute biz! The Damnation Game is the best book ever......
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    Volumptuous:
    Slightly too fat to be curvy.
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    Pamperrrring:

    The art of being excessively nice to your cat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ascended View Post
    Pamperrrring:

    The art of being excessively nice to your cat.
    Then that's a patently ridiculous word.
    Ask any cat - there's no such thing as being "excessively nice" to a cat - they deserve all they get.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedPanda View Post
    Volumptuous:
    Slightly too fat to be curvy.
    I did an image search on Volumptuous and found the following woman. She's probably using something to hold her waist in a bit, but she's not bad looking. I tend to favor smaller breasted women as a personal preference, but hey beggars can't afford to be to choosy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ascended View Post
    Pamperrrring:

    The art of being excessively nice to your cat.
    Maybe it should be a word, but I couldn't find it anywhere on the Internet. So if it ever becomes popular I'll remember you coined it first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bad Robot View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by RedPanda View Post
    Volumptuous:
    Slightly too fat to be curvy.
    I did an image search on Volumptuous and found the following woman. She's probably using something to hold her waist in a bit, but she's not bad looking. I tend to favor smaller breasted women as a personal preference, but hey beggars can't afford to be to choosy.

    Whew, you can remove me from your list!! *L*
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    I like brouhaha ...an uproar

    Never could figure out why it wasn't just brouha
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    Quote Originally Posted by babe View Post
    I like brouhaha ...an uproar

    Never could figure out why it wasn't just brouha
    It's from the French - same word. Possibly derived from the Hebrew barukh habba - which would explain the dual "ha".

    Two genuine words.
    I'll leave you to discover the meanings.
    Bricolage.
    And one of my favourites, which, sadly, I rarely get to use: yclept.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dywyddyr View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by babe View Post
    I like brouhaha ...an uproar

    Never could figure out why it wasn't just brouha
    It's from the French - same word. Possibly derived from the Hebrew barukh habba - which would explain the dual "ha".

    Two genuine words.
    I'll leave you to discover the meanings.


    bri·co·lage
    noun \ˌbrē-kō-ˈläzh, ˌbri-\









    Definition of BRICOLAGE


    : construction (as of a sculpture or a structure of ideas) achieved by using whatever comes to hand; also : something constructed in this way


    Origin of BRICOLAGE

    French, from bricoler to putter about
    First Known Use: 1964


    Bricolage.
    And one of my favourites, which, sadly, I rarely get to use: yclept.

    y·clept

    /iˈklept/



    Adjective


    By the name of: "a lady yclept Eleanora".



    Synonyms


    called - named
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    Quote Originally Posted by babe View Post
    I may not be a scientist, but I do know how to use a dictionary! *S*
    What else did you look up while you had the dictionary open?
    Don't be a dullard!
    Dullard: Someone who looks up a thing in the dictionary, turns directly to the entry, reads it, and then closes the book
    Philip Jose Farmer.

    (Yes, apparently the original quote was "encyclopaedia" and not dictionary, but the quoted version is the one I first came across).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dywyddyr View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by babe View Post
    I may not be a scientist, but I do know how to use a dictionary! *S*
    What else did you look up while you had the dictionary open?
    Don't be a dullard!
    Dullard: Someone who looks up a thing in the dictionary, turns directly to the entry, reads it, and then closes the book
    Philip Jose Farmer.

    (Yes, apparently the original quote was "encyclopaedia" and not dictionary, but the quoted version is the one I first came across).
    I think I need a new down vest for the winter when I am here for 2 weeks......eying Sir Ducky....let's just see how mallardly he might look.......
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    or would it be mallard like?

    You asked me what they meant...so I looked them up....why would that be dullard.

    Don't be so *cough* stuffy!
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    I gave the (a) definition of dullard, and asked what else you looked up.
    I.e. if those two words were ALL you looked at then...

    On a different note: this video

    reminds me intensely of a pop(?) song. I'm sure there's one that starts off with very much that sound and rhythm. Any ideas what it is I'm thinking of?

    Edit: turns it's (of all things!) the Ping Pong song (Do You Know?) by Enrique Iglesias...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dywyddyr View Post
    I gave the (a) definition of dullard, and asked what else you looked up.
    I.e. if those two words were ALL you looked at then...

    On a different note: this video

    reminds me intensely of a pop(?) song. I'm sure there's one that starts off with very much that sound and rhythm. Any ideas what it is I'm thinking of?

    Edit: turns it's (of all things!) the Ping Pong song (Do You Know?) by Enrique Iglesias...

    I have this REALLY REALLY BAD habit of looking up words I haven't seen before. I have a decent vocabulary, but alas....I lack in having memorized the dictionary. Please forgive me.....and I want those green feathers....*pluck, pluck

    The song kind of reminds me of My Sharona - The Knack Official Video - YouTube

    don't worry....I even know music songs from the 1700's....
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    Quote Originally Posted by babe View Post
    I even know music songs from the 1700's....
    As opposed to, er, non-music songs?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dywyddyr View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by babe View Post
    I even know music songs from the 1700's....
    As opposed to, er, non-music songs?
    There are such things, you know.

    I have heard sounds that cannot equal music or song or singing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by babe View Post
    I have heard sounds that cannot equal music or song or singing.
    Quite likely - fingernails scraping on a blackboard for example.
    But I'd hazard that it's extremely hard to come with an example of song that doesn't fall into the definition of music.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dywyddyr View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by babe View Post
    I have heard sounds that cannot equal music or song or singing.
    Quite likely - fingernails scraping on a blackboard for example.
    But I'd hazard that it's extremely hard to come with an example of song that doesn't fall into the definition of music.
    Even this one...

    and question...I wanted my line to read Resident Theatre Whore (theatre whore is a word used in theatre to describe people like me, but might be offensive to the moderator or others...any thoughts?

    ok here is the "song" *L*

    John Denver live - You Done Stomped On My Heart (1969, Trio With Erich Zwertschek & John Marlowe) - YouTube
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    Quote Originally Posted by babe View Post
    and question...I wanted my line to read Resident Theatre Whore (theatre whore is a word used in theatre to describe people like me, but might be offensive to the moderator or others...any thoughts?
    You put the word "whore" in context.
    Unless someone's really dumb they should understand it.

    Never been a Denver fan, but... "here is the song"?
    What's that given as an example of?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dywyddyr View Post
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    Pamperrrring:

    The art of being excessively nice to your cat.
    Then that's a patently ridiculous word.
    Ask any cat - there's no such thing as being "excessively nice" to a cat - they deserve all they get.
    Lol, hey my ducky friend never took you for being a cat lover , yes cats do indeed only ever expect the best.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ascended View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ascended View Post
    Pamperrrring:

    The art of being excessively nice to your cat.
    Then that's a patently ridiculous word.
    Ask any cat - there's no such thing as being "excessively nice" to a cat - they deserve all they get.
    Lol, hey my ducky friend never took you for being a cat lover , yes cats do indeed only ever expect the best.
    How about the unexpected.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dywyddyr View Post
    And one of my favourites, which, sadly, I rarely get to use: yclept.
    That unusual letter combination ('yc') reminds me of another word: Tmesis
    Tmesis is a fan-bloody-tastic word (and also one of Stephen Fry's favourites).
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    Shockatted

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    I have a new word - which I have just discovered!
    I was watching TV and there was a map of Dorset in England.
    I noticed a place called Briantspuddle (which, on it's own, made me chuckle).
    I then wondered: "Is spuddle a real word?" - and it is!

    Spuddle:
    Verb
    To make a lot of fuss about trivial things, as if they were important.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedPanda View Post
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    And one of my favourites, which, sadly, I rarely get to use: yclept.
    That unusual letter combination ('yc') reminds me of another word: Tmesis
    Tmesis is a fan-bloody-tastic word (and also one of Stephen Fry's favourites).
    I never knew they had a name for that.
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    Clownicide

    The killing of clowns, lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ascended View Post
    Clownicide

    The killing of clowns, lol.
    Due to Coulrophobia?

    P.S. I'm not sure that clownicide is an accepted English word - but if we use it enough, it will become one.

    {abe}
    Is Coolbrophobia a fear of black clowns?
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    I like lucidiot. Someone who appears to be lucid but is in fact an idiot.

    In other words, a member whose posts end up in the Trash Can most of the time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedPanda View Post
    I have a new word - which I have just discovered!
    I was watching TV and there was a map of Dorset in England.
    I noticed a place called Briantspuddle (which, on it's own, made me chuckle).
    I then wondered: "Is spuddle a real word?" - and it is!
    Wow, your mind works in strange ways.
    My first assumption, borne out on checking 1, was that it's derived from Briant's Puddle.


    1 It's near Affpuddle and a couple of other -puddles. In the Piddle Valley, of all things - presumably there's a Piddle/ Puddle cognate somewhere in there.
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    Hence my assumption of cognates.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDemon View Post
    Growing up in the north-east of England, the word "piddle" meant to urinate.
    Yep that's what it meant in Hull
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDemon View Post
    Growing up in the north-east of England, the word "piddle" meant to urinate. Co-incidentally this makes a "puddle".
    I first heard that word used when I was a little kid and we got a new puppy that liked to piddle everywhere.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDemon View Post
    When they piddle to make a puddle, they use their pizzle (another word from my youth but probably used elsewhere).
    The 3 P's - pizzle to piddle a puddle. I like it.

    Pizzle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDemon View Post
    When they piddle to make a puddle, they use their pizzle
    Hmm, that's a puzzle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jocular View Post
    The OMSQUIG. New universal unit covering all quantities in the physical world. 5 omsquigs of radiation, 23 omsquigs down the road, debt ceiling of twenty-three trillion omsquigs. jocular
    On a search I could only find "Squig" in the Urbandictionary. It has many different meanings, but I really liked #7

    A fictional, hypothetical or genetically engineered cross between a squid and a pig. The primary source of Squacon (squid bacon).
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    and question...I wanted my line to read Resident Theatre Whore (theatre whore is a word used in theatre to describe people like me, but might be offensive to the moderator or others...any thoughts?
    You put the word "whore" in context.
    Unless someone's really dumb they should understand it.

    Never been a Denver fan, but... "here is the song"?
    What's that given as an example of?
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    Tmesis is a fan-bloody-tastic word (and also one of Stephen Fry's favourites).
    You stole my word *shakes fist*.
    I love that word, my favourite example using it is "kanga-bloody-roo". Only in Australia

    Another favourite word - "shiterature" meaning reading material for the toilet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Busy Bee View Post
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    Tmesis is a fan-bloody-tastic word (and also one of Stephen Fry's favourites).
    You stole my word *shakes fist*.
    I love that word, my favourite example using it is "kanga-bloody-roo". Only in Australia

    Another favourite word - "shiterature" meaning reading material for the toilet.
    I LOVE IT!

    *laughing* I call it my "trash reading"....then again, right now i have a SCRIPT in the room *L* and that isn't my "trash read".
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    Quote Originally Posted by babe View Post
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    Tmesis is a fan-bloody-tastic word (and also one of Stephen Fry's favourites).
    You stole my word *shakes fist*.
    I love that word, my favourite example using it is "kanga-bloody-roo". Only in Australia

    Another favourite word - "shiterature" meaning reading material for the toilet.
    I LOVE IT!

    *laughing* I call it my "trash reading"....then again, right now i have a SCRIPT in the room *L* and that isn't my "trash read".
    Nice bathroom.

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    Understocked.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bad Robot View Post
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    Tmesis is a fan-bloody-tastic word (and also one of Stephen Fry's favourites).
    You stole my word *shakes fist*.
    I love that word, my favourite example using it is "kanga-bloody-roo". Only in Australia


    Another favourite word - "shiterature" meaning reading material for the toilet.
    I LOVE IT!

    *laughing* I call it my "trash reading"....then again, right now i have a SCRIPT in the room *L* and that isn't my "trash read".


    Nice bathroom.


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    Understocked.
    So, Sir Ducky....

    what would you add?
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    Quote Originally Posted by babe View Post
    So, Sir Ducky....
    what would you add?
    MORE!
    It looks to be a fair number, but each row is only a single line of magazines.
    Hell's bells. In my bathroom there's a four-foot tall stack of magazines AND a two-foot one. Plus 3 four-foot tall stacks (books and magazines) just outside.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bad Robot View Post

    Nice bathroom.

    Does this photo belong in the "Understanding Men" thread??

    Unfortunately I can't take credit for "shiterature".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dywyddyr View Post
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    So, Sir Ducky....
    what would you add?
    MORE!
    It looks to be a fair number, but each row is only a single line of magazines.
    Hell's bells. In my bathroom there's a four-foot tall stack of magazines AND a two-foot one. Plus 3 four-foot tall stacks (books and magazines) just outside.
    OH my GOD!! Have you been perusing my SCRIPT!! One of my lines is Hell's Bells and ...................
    *glare*

    You must be full of you know what, if you spend that much time there!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Busy Bee View Post
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    Nice bathroom.

    Does this photo belong in the "Understanding Men" thread??

    Unfortunately I can't take credit for "shiterature".
    you are missing

    .....


    the porn
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    Quote Originally Posted by babe View Post
    You must be full of you know what, if you spend that much time there!
    Um, the use of the word bathroom implies that there's also a bath in that room.
    I read while soaking in the bath as well.
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    Of all that manly stuff, how did the crocheted LambChop toilet paper holder get in there?
    Speaking badly about people after they are gone and jumping on the bash the band wagon must do very well for a low self-esteem.
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    Quote Originally Posted by babe View Post
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    Nice bathroom.

    Does this photo belong in the "Understanding Men" thread??

    Unfortunately I can't take credit for "shiterature".
    you are missing

    .....


    the porn
    isn't Hot Rod a porn magazine? Sounds porny to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dywyddyr View Post
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    You must be full of you know what, if you spend that much time there!
    Um, the use of the word bathroom implies that there's also a bath in that room.
    I read while soaking in the bath as well.
    *cough*

    SURE!

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    Quote Originally Posted by seagypsy View Post
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    Nice bathroom.

    Does this photo belong in the "Understanding Men" thread??

    Unfortunately I can't take credit for "shiterature".
    you are missing

    .....


    the porn
    isn't Hot Rod a porn magazine? Sounds porny to me.
    Nope...it's about cars....though *cough*

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    DO NOT GIVE ME ONE LINERS

    that was too damn tempting!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dywyddyr View Post
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    So, Sir Ducky....
    what would you add?
    MORE!
    It looks to be a fair number, but each row is only a single line of magazines.
    Hell's bells. In my bathroom there's a four-foot tall stack of magazines AND a two-foot one. Plus 3 four-foot tall stacks (books and magazines) just outside.
    So you never throw old magazines away? How often do you ever reference an old magazine? I'm betting not very often. The best way to cure the pack rat syndrome is to move a few times.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bad Robot View Post
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    So, Sir Ducky....
    what would you add?
    MORE!
    It looks to be a fair number, but each row is only a single line of magazines.
    Hell's bells. In my bathroom there's a four-foot tall stack of magazines AND a two-foot one. Plus 3 four-foot tall stacks (books and magazines) just outside.
    So you never throw old magazines away? How often do you ever reference an old magazine? I'm betting not very often. The best way to cure the pack rat syndrome is to move a few times.
    Me a pack rack....I throw out my husband's underwear, shirt, socks and anything else that is done.....he is a freaking pack rat..I am Mrs. Clean

    Fartlek - a training system for runners......

    hmmmm wonder what it entails!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Busy Bee View Post
    Another favourite word - "shiterature" meaning reading material for the toilet.
    Which leads me to:

    Cliterature
    noun
    Erotic novels aimed at female readers.
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    "And, behold, I come quickly;" Revelation 22:12

    "Religions are like sausages. When you know how they are made, you no longer want them."
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedPanda View Post
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    Another favourite word - "shiterature" meaning reading material for the toilet.
    Which leads me to:

    Cliterature
    noun
    Erotic novels aimed at female readers.
    you Panda Devil you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bad Robot View Post
    So you never throw old magazines away?
    I wouldn't say never, but very rarely.

    How often do you ever reference an old magazine? I'm betting not very often.
    You're kidding, right?
    That's WHY that pile is there - something at hand to read.

    The best way to cure the pack rat syndrome is to move a few times.
    If I got rid of them I wouldn't have them for future reference. Duh!
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    you Panda Devil you!
    I didn't make it up; it's a real1 word!

    1 Well, it's in common use, even if not in the OED.
    SayBigWords.com/say/3FC

    "And, behold, I come quickly;" Revelation 22:12

    "Religions are like sausages. When you know how they are made, you no longer want them."
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    "And, behold, I come quickly;" Revelation 22:12

    "Religions are like sausages. When you know how they are made, you no longer want them."
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    Quote Originally Posted by seagypsy View Post
    Of all that manly stuff, how did the crocheted LambChop toilet paper holder get in there?
    Why, don't tell me you never heard the rumor about men and sheep, now.....I believe it started during WW-I. jocular
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDemon View Post
    How about egotesticle: A guy who believes he can get with any girl (when in fact, everyone hates him).
    Most women have known one or two of them!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jocular View Post
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    Of all that manly stuff, how did the crocheted LambChop toilet paper holder get in there?
    Why, don't tell me you never heard the rumor about men and sheep, now.....I believe it started during WW-I. jocular
    We have a saying.......

    "Humboldt County, where the men are men, the women are men and the sheep run for their lives."
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    Bropocalypse:

    A large gathering of bros on a mission to do one thing, to get bombed, tanked, or wasted usually ending in some people doing something stupid.
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    Fagin: an adult who instructs others in crime.

    Think of the musical, "Oliver!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by babe View Post
    Think of the musical, "Oliver!"
    But not the book?!?
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    "And, behold, I come quickly;" Revelation 22:12

    "Religions are like sausages. When you know how they are made, you no longer want them."
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedPanda View Post
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    Think of the musical, "Oliver!"
    But not the book?!?
    I am a theatre whore...I do musicals and musical comedy...my first thougth would always be where my passion lies.
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    How about "experminators", for getting rid of that dodgy hair cut.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDemon View Post
    How about egotesticle: A guy who believes he can get with any girl (when in fact, everyone hates him).
    I have met them in my line of work a few times.
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    I think most people can relate to this word.

    Hater:

    One who either verbally and/or physically inhibits another individual's game or mode of operation primarily due to jealousy, envy, animosity, bitterness, resentment, and contempt. A hater will exibit either one or all of the aformentioned traits. A hater will usually smile in your face and hate behind your back.
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    Experminators would have worked so much better with a picture of Dr Who hair straighteners.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bad Robot View Post
    I think most people can relate to this word.

    Hater:

    One who either verbally and/or physically inhibits another individual's game or mode of operation primarily due to jealousy, envy, animosity, bitterness, resentment, and contempt. A hater will exibit either one or all of the aformentioned traits. A hater will usually smile in your face and hate behind your back.
    I don't find it in myself to hate anyone. I may have an extreme dislike, but not hate.

    Hate isn't healthy, anyhow. Nor is anger that you keep with you. It eats you.

    No time for it. If I get mad, I get mad. Then I'm over it. ....ok ok ok...well husband pissed me off and he has now had 24 hours of silence from me. That is the worse punishment for him. Tomorrow I will warm up. He got the message.
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    Experminators would have worked so much better with a picture of Dr Who hair straighteners.
    or a hair salon straightening job!
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDemon View Post
    Just recieved by email an advert for Afterliff by John Lloyd and Jon Canter, thought it might fit here

    "A liff is a familiar object or experience that English has no word for. Afterliff corrects this disgraceful oversight by recycling the names found on signposts"

    Some examples from the ad:

    Anglesey n.
    Hypothetical object at which a lazy eye is looking.

    Badlesmeare n.
    One who dishonestly ticks the 'I have read and agree to the Terms and Conditions' box.

    Caterham n.
    An overwhelming desire to use the Pope's hat as an oven glove.

    Clavering ptcpl v.
    Pretending to text when alone and feeling vulnerable in public.

    Eworthy adj.
    Of a person: worth emailing but not worth phoning or meeting.

    Kanumbra n.
    The sense that someone is standing behind you.

    Ljubljana interj.
    What people say to the dentist on the way out.

    Loughborough n.
    The false gusto with which children eat vegetables in adverts.

    Sorrento n.
    The thing that goes round and round as a YouTube video loads.

    Uralla n.
    A towel used as a bathmat.
    Ljubljana interj.
    What people say to the dentist on the way out.

    *cough* I am Slovenian, you know. *laughing*
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