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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sat Mar 02, 2013 7:56 pm

PKMKII wrote:muller
-noun
1. an implement of stone or other substance with a flat base for grinding paints, powders, etc., on a slab of stone or the like.
2. any of various mechanical devices for grinding.

3. one who mulls.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sat Mar 02, 2013 7:58 pm

PKMKII wrote:satiety
-noun
the state of being satiated; surfeit.

sachetity
noun
the state of being placed into a sachet
"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 pieces o'nine » Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:09 pm

sashayiety
noun
The condition of walking funny.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Helium Hands » Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:46 pm

Sashaypiously

noun

The act of walking like a priest.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:08 pm

sesheta
noun
1. Ancient Egyptian mysteries
2. female <equivalent> of sesha, scribe.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:33 pm

sesheek
noun
a mysterious lyric in the disco song Freak Out
"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 Nef Yoo BlackBeard » Sun Mar 03, 2013 10:14 am

Pinochle .

Umm et b A nown I fink. Ye pway a cards gaym an din warsh ye hanz affer !
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Sun Mar 03, 2013 11:58 am

ostracon
-noun
(in ancient Greece) a potsherd, especially one used as a ballot on which the name of a person voted to be ostracized was inscribed.
"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 » Sun Mar 03, 2013 3:22 pm

ostrichcon
noun
a classic con game in which a clown and an ostrich work together with an overweight shoe salesman to convince an unsuspecting person to give them tickets to a Barry Manilow concert.
"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 pieces o'nine » Sun Mar 03, 2013 5:01 pm

Austrocon
noun
We've got some of them lurking around here.
See also OZtrocon.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:07 am

Austrophysics
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Science conducted by Ostrocons.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart » Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:26 am

Australopithecus noun

1. An extinct genus of hominids...well, not extinct as such, they used to come down from the valleys and play against my rugby team when I was in school. :shocked:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:02 pm

logorrhea
-noun
1. pathologically incoherent, repetitious speech.
2. incessant or compulsive talkativeness; wearisome volubility.
"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 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:58 am

logorear
noun
the back side of a logo.
"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 black bart » Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:32 am

Roy Hunter wrote:logorrhoea
-noun
a serious mental condition whereby one leaves the house with a Nike 'swoosh' on one's hat, D&G sunglasses, a Fred Perry shirt with a Polo sweater over it, Levi Strauss jeans, Calvin Klein breeks and Vans shoes. The wearer believes for some reason that this makes them look good, as opposed to looking like a complete idiot.


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