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    You read the common word given from the user above then produce a scientifically sophisticated word for it. Then you give us another common word.
    -------------------- starts now:
    word: Man


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    scientific word: Homosapien

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    new word: cat


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    Felis silvestris catus (I hope 3 words is permissible in this case)

    water
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    Dihydrogen Oxide

    Potato Chips
    Man can will nothing unless he has first understood that he must count on no one but himself; that he is alone, abandoned on earth in the midst of his infinite responsibilities, without help, with no other aim than the one he sets himself, with no other destiny than the one he forges for himself on this earth.
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    would it be something like.. Solanum Tuberosum Chips?


    Chocolate
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    new word: Caffeine
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    coffee
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    alkaloid containing bevearage

    contains the most widely used psychotropic substance (edit - without prescription)
    Stumble on through life.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DivideByZero
    scientific word: Homosapien
    The correct scientific term would be Homo sapiens. (italics required!)

    And some people would even say:

    Homo sapiens sapiens.
    "Kill them all and let God sort them out."

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    Homo sapiens sapiens
    As opposed to Homo Sapiens Neanderthalis? English salt = Magnesium Sulphate.
    Artificial Sweeteners = ?
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    Hydrogenated form of Carbohydrates; eg sorbitol.

    (sometimes used in conjunction with above stated alkaloid)
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    Quote Originally Posted by paralith
    Potato Chips
    Edible device for transporting salt and fat to the human body.

    New word:

    God
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bunbury
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    God
    Obsessive compulsive disorder

    New Word: brain
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    Quote Originally Posted by spuriousmonkey
    And some people would even say:

    Homo sapiens sapiens.
    make that Homo stupidens
    "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." (Philip K. Dick)
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    Quote Originally Posted by zinjanthropos
    Quote Originally Posted by Bunbury
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    God
    Obsessive compulsive disorder

    New Word: brain
    central nervous system?

    new word: math
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    a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
    new word: music
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    scintific word: mute.

    new word: car
    my grammer is not to be made fun of
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    automotive carriage

    new word: fun
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    children

    new wordig
    my grammer is not to be made fun of
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    Jingoism


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    Geometry

    New word - Gravitoelectromagnetism
    "If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe". - Carl Sagan
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    [quote]zinjanthropos wrote: Brain


    center of the nervous system

    new word: Yogurt
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