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Postby Bag of Ass » Tue Oct 25, 2005 3:07 pm

Today's word is: froward.
fro·ward
adj.
Stubbornly contrary and disobedient; obstinate.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Wed Oct 26, 2005 3:55 pm

Today's word is: lugubriously.
lu·gu·bri·ous
adj.
Mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Thu Oct 27, 2005 3:18 pm

Today's word is: noumenon.
nou·me·non
n. pl. nou·me·na
In the philosophy of Kant, an object as it is in itself independent of the mind, as opposed to a phenomenon. Also called thing-in-itself.

Maybe noumena should join the Kingdom of Kant.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Fri Oct 28, 2005 3:13 pm

Today's word is: tarradiddle.
tar·ra·did·dle also tar·a·did·dle
n.
1. A petty falsehood; a fib.
2. Silly pretentious speech or writing; twaddle.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Sat Oct 29, 2005 9:42 am

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

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Postby Bag of Ass » Sun Oct 30, 2005 6:50 pm

Today's word is: bathetic.
ba·thet·ic
adj.
Characterized by bathos. See Synonyms at sentimental.


Bonus word omg! maudlin.
maud·lin
adj.
Effusively or tearfully sentimental: “displayed an almost maudlin concern for the welfare of animals” (Aldous Huxley). See Synonyms at sentimental.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Mon Oct 31, 2005 3:55 pm

Today's word is: meshugaas.
me·shu·gaas or mish·e·gaas or mish·e·goss
n. Slang
Crazy or senseless activity or behavior; craziness.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Tue Nov 01, 2005 9:10 pm

Today's word is: manx.
Manx
adj.
Of or relating to the Isle of Man or its people, language, or culture.

n. pl. Manx
1. (used with a pl. verb) The people of the Isle of Man.
2. The extinct Goidelic language of the Manx.
3. A Manx cat.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Wed Nov 02, 2005 3:34 pm

Today's word is: geogony.
geogony
n.
The branch of science which treats of the formation of the earth.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Thu Nov 03, 2005 4:01 pm

Today's word is: tetchy.
tetch·y also tech·y
adj. tetch·i·er, tetch·i·est
Peevish; testy: “As a critic gets older, he or she usually grows more tetchy and limited in responses” (James Wolcott).

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Postby dogmeat » Fri Nov 04, 2005 1:55 pm

I was über tetchy on Wednesday. :|

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Postby Bag of Ass » Fri Nov 04, 2005 4:05 pm

Today's word is: cromulent.
cromulent
adj.
fine, acceptable

It's slang.

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Postby SporkAndrew » Fri Nov 04, 2005 4:56 pm

Aah, the Simpsons. Making Websters add new words all the time..

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Postby pablo banquo » Fri Nov 04, 2005 7:41 pm

Abe: Now, my story begins in nineteen-dickety-two. We had to say "dickety" 'cause the Kaiser had stolen our word "twenty". I chased that rascal to get it back, but gave up after dickety-six miles…


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Postby Bag of Ass » Sun Nov 06, 2005 2:17 am

Today's word is: impetigo.
im·pe·ti·go
n. pl. im·pe·ti·gos
A contagious bacterial skin infection, usually of children, that is characterized by the eruption of superficial pustules and the formation of thick yellow crusts, commonly on the face.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Sun Nov 06, 2005 5:42 pm

Today's word is: logorrhea.
log·or·rhe·a
n.
Excessive use of words.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Mon Nov 07, 2005 5:24 pm

Today's word is: cormorant.
cor·mo·rant
n.
1. Any of several large, widely distributed marine diving birds of the genus Phalacrocorax, having dark plumage, webbed feet, a slender hooked bill, and a distensible pouch.
2. A greedy, rapacious person.

adj.
Greedy; rapacious.

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Postby hobokenbob » Mon Nov 07, 2005 5:48 pm

Bag of Ass wrote:Today's word is: logorrhea.
log·or·rhe·a
n.
Excessive use of words.


that can't be a real word. that's awesome. i'm using that today, and everyday.
In fairness, we've been building 'ground zeros' near Iraqi mosques since March 2003.

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Postby Gobo » Mon Nov 07, 2005 5:51 pm

It is... yet another word I knew before Bag posted it here.

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Postby Bag of Ass » Tue Nov 08, 2005 4:33 pm

Today's word is: bedraggled.
be·drag·gled
adj.
1.
a. Wet; limp.
b. Soiled by or as if by having been dragged through mud.
2. Being in a condition of deterioration; dilapidated: a street of bedraggled tenements.


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