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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:20 pm

Retinew™
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:01 pm

eidolon
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1. a phantom; apparition.
2. an ideal.
"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 » Tue Oct 30, 2012 4:41 am

eidolon... eidoloff

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:22 pm

American Eidolon
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1. a political ideal never to be realized in human form.
2. a seasonal talent show for political phantoms or apparitions, voted in by the masses under mob mentality.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:35 pm

resection
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1. Surveying. a technique of ascertaining the location of a point by taking bearings from the point on two other points of known location.
2. Surgery. the excision of all or part of an organ or tissue.
"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 daftbeaker » Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:40 pm

PKMKII wrote:resection
-noun
1. Surveying. a technique of ascertaining the location of a point by taking bearings from the point on two other points of known location.
2. Surgery. the excision of all or part of an organ or tissue.

3. Going back and cutting a section again because the muppet that did it the first time can't measure properly.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Wed Oct 31, 2012 6:12 am

angioedema
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swelling that occurs just beneath the surface of the skin or mucous membranes.
"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 » Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:59 am

Sally O'Deemer
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Wed Oct 31, 2012 2:30 pm

Sparkly
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What self-respecting vampires most certainly are *not*.





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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart » Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:49 am

Ghoul noun

1. Spirit praying on corpses in Muslim superstition.
2. person unnaturally interested in death.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:16 pm

black bart wrote:1. Spirit praying on corpses in Muslim superstition.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby daftbeaker » Thu Nov 01, 2012 4:28 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:aluminium
-noun
a silver-coloured metallic element, not used very often to make theatre programmes.

I think you will find the colour is more accurately described as silvery-grey :idiot:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby daftbeaker » Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:47 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:(By the way, is red a good colour for this gag? I was considering a sulfur yellow...)

Unfortunately you've spelled sulfur correctly there. I am wondering if the colonials will see the humour in this though :stupid:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:40 pm

beatitude
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1. supreme blessedness; exalted happiness.
2. (often initial capital letter) any of the declarations of blessedness pronounced by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount.
"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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