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Postby Bag of Ass » Wed Oct 12, 2005 3:27 pm

Today's word is: cadge.
cadge
intr. & tr.v. cadged, cadg·ing, cadg·es
To beg or get by begging.

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Postby dogmeat » Wed Oct 12, 2005 4:51 pm

Huzzah. Another everyday usage word for me.

Typically "Can I cadge 50p/a lift/some cat food?"... :)

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Postby Bag of Ass » Thu Oct 13, 2005 2:57 pm

Today's word is: gaberlunzie.
gaberlunzie
n.
A beggar with a wallet; a licensed beggar.

Is that one of your standard, everyday words?

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Postby dogmeat » Thu Oct 13, 2005 4:17 pm

Well no. :P

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Postby Kauser » Thu Oct 13, 2005 4:19 pm

Bag of Ass wrote:Today's word is: gaberlunzie.
gaberlunzie
n.
A beggar with a wallet; a licensed beggar.

Is that one of your standard, everyday words?


They're everywhere in Havard Square.


Hobo can confirm this.

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Postby hobokenbob » Thu Oct 13, 2005 6:52 pm

i don't travel up to harvard square too often, i pass on to porter square, for excellent tempura and a very nice little comic book store and game shop.
In fairness, we've been building 'ground zeros' near Iraqi mosques since March 2003.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Sat Oct 15, 2005 12:37 am

Today's word is: midges.
midge
n.
1. Any of various gnatlike flies of the family Chironomidae, found worldwide and frequently occurring in swarms near ponds and lakes.
2. Any of various similar dipteran insects, such as the biting midges of the family Ceratopogonidae.
3. A little person.

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Postby pablo banquo » Sat Oct 15, 2005 4:33 am

I hate walking into a swarm of them.
i before e except after a few beers

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Postby Bag of Ass » Sat Oct 15, 2005 4:33 pm

Today's word is: coulee.
cou·lee
n.
1. Western U.S. A deep gulch or ravine with sloping sides, often dry in summer.
2. Louisiana & Southern Mississippi.
1. A streambed, often dry according to the season.
2. A small stream, bayou, or canal.
3. Upper Midwest. A valley with hills on either side.
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1. A stream of molten lava.
2. A sheet of solidified lava.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Sun Oct 16, 2005 4:14 pm

Today's word is: turdiform.
Turdiformes
n. pl.
A division of singing birds including the thrushes and allied kinds.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:44 pm

Today's word is: mucilaginous.
mu·ci·lag·i·nous
adj.
1. Resembling mucilage; moist and sticky.
2. Relating to or secreting mucilage.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Tue Oct 18, 2005 1:35 pm

Today's word is: exogenesis.
exogenesis
n.
origin from external causes, as a disease

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Postby Bag of Ass » Wed Oct 19, 2005 4:27 pm

Today's word is: zugzwang.
zug·zwang
n.
A situation in a chess game in which a player is forced to make an undesirable or disadvantageous move.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Thu Oct 20, 2005 2:07 pm

Today's word is: tmesis.
tme·sis
n. pl. tme·ses
Separation of the parts of a compound word by one or more intervening words; for example, where I go ever instead of wherever I go.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Fri Oct 21, 2005 1:27 pm

Today's word is: antidisestablishmentarianism.
antidisestablishmentarianism
n.
originally, opposition to the disestablishment of the Church of England, now opposition to the belief that there should no longer be an official church in a country
When people are asked for the longest word they know, they often say antidisestablishmentarianism.

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Postby Kauser » Fri Oct 21, 2005 3:33 pm

Is that longer than supercalifragalisticexpialidocious?

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Postby Bag of Ass » Sat Oct 22, 2005 2:40 pm

Today's word is: parergy.
parergy
n.
Something unimportant, incidental, or superfluous.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:54 pm

Today's word is: venerate.
ven·er·ate
tr.v. ven·er·at·ed, ven·er·at·ing, ven·er·ates
To regard with respect, reverence, or heartfelt deference. See Synonyms at revere¹.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Mon Oct 24, 2005 3:05 pm

Today's DOUBLE WORD (SCORE!) words are: lubricious,
lu·bri·cious
adj.
1. Having a slippery or smooth quality.
2. Shifty or tricky.
3.
a. Lewd; wanton.
b. Sexually stimulating; salacious.

and lascivious.
las·civ·i·ous
adj.
1. Given to or expressing lust; lecherous.
2. Exciting sexual desires; salacious.

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Postby SporkAndrew » Mon Oct 24, 2005 3:12 pm

Bag of Ass wrote:
las·civ·i·ous
adj.
1. Given to or expressing lust; lecherous.
2. Exciting sexual desires; salacious.


Man, even I knew this one. The lascivious Moor.

Good ol' Othello.

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