Word of the day...

Discussion in 'Trivia' started by Gato_Solo, Apr 24, 2004.

  1. chcr

    chcr Too cute for words

    Funny, I always thought it was supercalafragiliciousexpealidocious. :shrug:
  2. chcr

    chcr Too cute for words

    Cowmaflage: The way they print the Gateway PC boxes (excellent for hiding them in a pasture).
  3. Mare

    Mare New Member

    :D thnx, wasn't sure on the spelling :confused:
  4. Mare

    Mare New Member

    mea culpa • \may-uh-KOOL-puh (the "OO" is as in "wool")\ • noun
    : a formal acknowledgment of personal fault or error
  5. chcr

    chcr Too cute for words

    Around here???? You're joking, right???? :lol:

    Nor am I. :D
  6. Mare

    Mare New Member

    sobriquet \SO-brih-kay; -ket; so-brih-KAY; -KET\, noun:
    A nickname; an assumed name; an epithet.
  7. Gato_Solo

    Gato_Solo Out-freaking-standing OTC member

    Charp (charp) - n. The green, mutant potato chip found in every bag.
  8. Mare

    Mare New Member

    phoo·ey -Used to express disgust, disbelief, or contempt.
  9. chcr

    chcr Too cute for words

    terpsichorean ecdysiast -- exotic dancer (what did you call me?)
  10. Mare

    Mare New Member

    niddering (NID-uhr-ing) noun, adjective

    A coward or wretch.
  11. Gato_Solo

    Gato_Solo Out-freaking-standing OTC member

    mas·ti·cate ( P ) Pronunciation Key (mst-kt)
    v. mas·ti·cat·ed, mas·ti·cat·ing, mas·ti·cates
    v. tr.

    1. To chew (food).

    2. To grind and knead (rubber, for example) into a pulp.


    I caught him masticating in the lobby...
  12. Gato_Solo

    Gato_Solo Out-freaking-standing OTC member

    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.
  13. Gato_Solo

    Gato_Solo Out-freaking-standing OTC member

    SALMON DAY - The experience of spending an entire day swimming upstream only to get screwed and die in
    the end.
  14. Mare

    Mare New Member


    -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. :alienhuh:
  15. Gato_Solo

    Gato_Solo Out-freaking-standing OTC member

    :hmm: Stop stealing my lines, Mare. :p
  16. Mare

    Mare New Member

    :blush: sorry, I just hadda.... :winkkiss:
  17. Mare

    Mare New Member

    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.
  18. markjs

    markjs Banned

    Word of the Day for Saturday November 20, 2004
    prink \PRINGK\, transitive verb:
    To dress up; to deck for show.

    intransitive verb:
    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
  19. MrBishop

    MrBishop Well-Known Member

    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

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  20. paul_valaru

    paul_valaru 100% Pure Canadian Beef

    man this is an old thread, what was the word of the day when you joined?
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