Discussion in 'Trivia' started by Gato_Solo, Apr 24, 2004.
Funny, I always thought it was supercalafragiliciousexpealidocious.
Cowmaflage: The way they print the Gateway PC boxes (excellent for hiding them in a pasture).
thnx, wasn't sure on the spelling
mea culpa • \may-uh-KOOL-puh (the "OO" is as in "wool")\ • noun
: a formal acknowledgment of personal fault or error
Around here???? You're joking, right????
Nor am I.
sobriquet \SO-brih-kay; -ket; so-brih-KAY; -KET\, noun:
A nickname; an assumed name; an epithet.
Charp (charp) - n. The green, mutant potato chip found in every bag.
phoo·ey -Used to express disgust, disbelief, or contempt.
terpsichorean ecdysiast -- exotic dancer (what did you call me?)
niddering (NID-uhr-ing) noun, adjective
A coward or wretch.
mas·ti·cate ( P ) Pronunciation Key (mst-kt)
v. mas·ti·cat·ed, mas·ti·cat·ing, mas·ti·cates
1. To chew (food).
2. To grind and knead (rubber, for example) into a pulp.
I caught him masticating in the lobby...
Carperpetuation (kar' pur pet u a shun) - n. The act, when vacuuming, of running over a string at least a dozen times, reaching over and picking it up, examining it, then putting it back down to give the vacuum one more chance.
SALMON DAY - The experience of spending an entire day swimming upstream only to get screwed and die in
-a low shrub with many branches.
-a shaggy mass, as of hair.
-a fox's tail.
-vulgar slange-a growth of pubic hair.
-definetly not a president, but a sheep in wolf's clothing.
Stop stealing my lines, Mare.
sorry, I just hadda....
1. Tending to nip: an exuberant, nippy puppy.
2. Sharp or biting: nippy cheese.
3. Bitingly cold: a nippy fall day.
4. Beaming nipples on a cold morning.
Word of the Day for Saturday November 20, 2004
prink \PRINGK\, transitive verb:
To dress up; to deck for show.
To dress or arrange oneself for show; to primp.
Tara has supermodel legs and is already getting used to being prinked and coiffed as she prepares for her first beauty contest in the autumn.
--Raffaella Barker, "Diary hatched, matched and almost despatched," Daily Telegraph, September 6, 1997
The point is reinforced by a clutch of contemporary art photos . . . showing plump nudes prinking and preening like pouter pigeons, and, in one case, a couple of dancers deliberately posed to recreate a Degas painting.
--Hilary Spurling, Daily Telegraph, January 23, 1999
the "Word of the day" for July 19th, 2005 is: flummox \FLUM-uhks\, transitive verb:
To confuse; to perplex.
And when a poll's results happen to upset the conventional wisdom, or confound the experts, or flummox the pundits, then that's a poll to remember.
--Michael Kagay, "Unexpected Results Make for Memorable Polls," New York Times, March 23, 2000
The chronological order of the Stuart, Hanover, Lancaster and Tudor British royal houses had me flummoxed.
--Sara Ivry, "Game Show Wannabe: I Coulda Been a Millionaire," New York Times, February 27, 2000
Flummoxed by the surreality of history and the mind-boggling changes unleashed by the 60's, many writers in that era became minimalists, withdrawing, turtlelike, inside their own homes and heads.
--Michiko Kakutani, "New Wave of Writers Reinvents Literature," New York Times, April 22, 2000
man this is an old thread, what was the word of the day when you joined?
Separate names with a comma.