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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Sat Aug 31, 2013 12:17 pm

fundamental

to give financial support to a lunatic

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Postby pieces o'nine » Sat Aug 31, 2013 1:29 pm

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Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
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The formula for estimating how much financial support should be allotted to a lunatic.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Sat Aug 31, 2013 7:44 pm

corsair
-noun
1. a fast ship used for piracy.
2. a pirate, especially formerly of the Barbary Coast.
3. (initial capital letter) Military. a gull-winged, propeller-driven fighter plane built for the U.S. Navy in World War II and kept in service into the early 1950s.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli » Sat Aug 31, 2013 7:50 pm

coarseair [n]

loud, smelly flatulence shared with [mixed] company
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Sun Sep 01, 2013 11:27 am

tittle
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1. a dot or other small mark in writing or printing, used as a diacritic, punctuation, etc.
2. a very small part or quantity; a particle, jot, or whit: He said he didn't care a tittle.
"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 » Sun Sep 01, 2013 4:48 pm

titter [n]

an adult tittle
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Postby pieces o'nine » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:11 pm

jot
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1.a slight but appreciable addition
2. what no self-respecting tittle is caught dead without
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart » Mon Sep 02, 2013 5:59 am

tittles n pl

1. What Dolly Parton had when she was small and Jolene was her best friend.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Mon Sep 02, 2013 6:37 am

Tourettes
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Very short coach holidays.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:21 am

mottramite
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a copper and lead vanadate.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Mon Sep 02, 2013 2:48 pm

mottramite
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1. a copper and lead vanadate.
2. a follower of Mottram

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Mon Sep 02, 2013 3:40 pm

mottramite
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3. a fan of Mott the Hoople
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:07 am

mantramite [n]

a small mantra. om
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Tue Sep 03, 2013 6:34 am

Mytosis

What you shout when your sister steps on your foot.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Tue Sep 03, 2013 11:21 am

cruive
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a kind of weir or dam for trapping salmon; also, a hovel.
"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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