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Postby Bag of Ass » Mon Nov 29, 2010 4:34 pm

Today's word is: fanion.
fan·ion
–noun
a small flag, originally carried by military brigades, used by soldiers and surveyors as a positional marker.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Tue Nov 30, 2010 5:52 pm

Today's word is: erythema.
er·y·the·ma
–noun Pathology.
abnormal redness of the skin due to local congestion, as in inflammation.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:10 pm

Today's word is: chockablock.
chock·a·block
–adjective
1. extremely full; crowded; jammed: a room chockablock with furniture and plants.
2. Nautical. having the blocks drawn close together, as when the tackle is hauled to the utmost.
–adverb
3. in a crowded manner: books piled chockablock on the narrow shelf.

Also, chock-a-block.

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Postby dogmeat » Thu Dec 02, 2010 9:26 am

Also an incredible kids tv show from my formative years.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Thu Dec 02, 2010 3:52 pm

Today's word is: penetralia.
pen·e·tra·li·a
–plural noun
1. the innermost parts or recesses of a place or thing.
2. the most private or secret things.

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Postby pablo banquo » Thu Dec 02, 2010 8:30 pm

Bag of Ass wrote:Today's word is: chockablock.
chock·a·block
–adjective
1. extremely full; crowded; jammed: a room chockablock with furniture and plants.
2. Nautical. having the blocks drawn close together, as when the tackle is hauled to the utmost.
–adverb
3. in a crowded manner: books piled chockablock on the narrow shelf.

Also, chock-a-block.


We shorten it to 'chockers'.
i before e except after a few beers

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Postby Bag of Ass » Fri Dec 03, 2010 3:39 pm

Today's word is: behoof.
be·hoof
–noun,plural -hooves
use; advantage; benefit: The money was spent for his own behoof.

You always hear "behooves" (verb) but never behoof.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Sat Dec 04, 2010 7:36 pm

Today's word is: maraud.
ma·raud
–verb (used without object)
1. to roam or go around in quest of plunder; make a raid for booty: Freebooters were marauding all across the territory.
–verb (used with object)
2. to raid for plunder (often used passively): At the war's end the country had been marauded by returning bands of soldiers.
–noun
3. Archaic. the act of marauding.

You always hear "marauders" but never just maraud.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Sun Dec 05, 2010 2:50 pm

Today's word is: manumit.
man·u·mit
–verb (used with object), -mit·ted, -mit·ting.
to release from slavery or servitude.

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Postby OMGBEES » Sun Dec 05, 2010 3:30 pm

You always hear manumittens but never manumit.
Evocation vs. Definition: Become the water that names are writ in.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Mon Dec 06, 2010 3:06 pm

Today's word is: persiflage.
per·si·flage
–noun
1. light, bantering talk or writing.
2. a frivolous or flippant style of treating a subject.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Wed Dec 08, 2010 10:33 pm

Yesterday's word was: Remy Sue Trinh. Born December 7, 2010 at 1:30 am. Weight: 7 lb, 6.5 oz. Length: 20.5 inches.

Within minutes of birth

Tired mommy

Baby's first outfit

Probably taking a break from word of the day for a while.

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Postby hobokenbob » Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:37 pm

CONGRATS!
In fairness, we've been building 'ground zeros' near Iraqi mosques since March 2003.

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Postby pablo banquo » Thu Dec 09, 2010 12:43 am

Holy smokes Bagman!

Congrats to you and your family. :-)
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Postby dogmeat » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:53 am

Excellent, congratulations!

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Postby SporkAndrew » Thu Dec 09, 2010 9:43 am

Wait, what?

Congratulations, Bag and the Texan!

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Postby . » Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:37 pm

I don't check for a couple days and the thing I have been waiting for freaking happens behind my back.
Little disappointed you didn't convince her to name it after me, but what can I do.
Make sure she turns into a tiny Grammar Nazi, as well, so she can take over the thread when you retire.
Oh gosh, I am so happy for you two.

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Postby Too-Much-Coffee Mistress » Fri Dec 17, 2010 5:16 am

Yay 'grats! :) </waylate>
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Postby OMGBEES » Fri Dec 17, 2010 5:44 am

I have never heard of Remy has a girl's name, but congrats nonetheless. All the Remis in my family are spitfires, good luck.
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