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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Seaman Staines » Thu May 01, 2014 11:46 am

Thalassoharpaxophobia

May have been done here before BUT:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Sat May 03, 2014 1:02 pm

saury
-noun
1. a sharp-snouted fish, Scomberesox saurus, inhabiting temperate regions of the Atlantic Ocean.
2. any of various related fishes.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Sat May 03, 2014 1:14 pm

swetan saury
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Scomberesox saurus served in a Chinese restaurant.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sun May 04, 2014 12:38 am

saury
-adjective
resembling a dinosaur.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
-- Victoria Ayling

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Seaman Staines » Sun May 04, 2014 8:46 am

Honorificabilitudinitatibus
- of honour
"I marvel thy master hath not eaten thee for a word; for thou art not so long by the head as honorificabilitudinitatibus: thou art easier swallowed than a flap-dragon." William Shakespeare
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Seaman Staines » Tue May 06, 2014 9:09 am

Pulchritudinous

- beautiful
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Wed May 07, 2014 7:48 am

carabiner
-noun
a D-shaped ring with a spring catch on one side, used for fastening ropes in mountaineering.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Thu May 08, 2014 1:12 am

carabiner
-noun
one who carabines, or engages in carabining.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
-- Victoria Ayling

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rainswept » Thu May 08, 2014 2:51 am

Never really tried this thread but here goes:

Prostitot:
-noun
Underage girl who dresses far too "adult".
I believe it's time for mankind to set aside the crutch of religion and embrace morality born of reason and truth. Those crutches have long since proven treacherous when the ground gets slippery.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Thu May 08, 2014 2:31 pm

Manganese
-n.
A condition affecting the leg joints of Japanese comic artists.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Thu May 08, 2014 11:14 pm

Manganese
-n.
the language spoken by Japanese comic artists.

Minused
noun
nonplussed.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
-- Victoria Ayling

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rainswept » Fri May 09, 2014 2:31 am

Extra Terrestrial

noun

A house with more than one terrace.
I believe it's time for mankind to set aside the crutch of religion and embrace morality born of reason and truth. Those crutches have long since proven treacherous when the ground gets slippery.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Fri May 09, 2014 7:29 pm

obelus
-noun
a mark (− or ÷) used in ancient manuscripts to point out spurious, corrupt, doubtful, or superfluous words or passages.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli » Fri May 09, 2014 11:47 pm

Obelix [n]

an ancient worker of stone

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Sat May 10, 2014 3:28 pm

fibula
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a small untruth


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