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  • https://twitter.com/NoisyAstronomer/status/911213826527436800

    My friends coined a word: hepeated. For when a woman suggests an idea and it's ignored, but then a guy says same thing and everyone loves it

    September 23, 2017

  • Surveying the legal terrain

    For linkage that will not enchain,

    Suppress your keen urge

    To partner or merge

    And choose a less binding verein.

    September 23, 2017

  • Slang shortening of North Korea

    September 22, 2017

  • See epitomize.

    September 22, 2017

  • Hate - "Haters attack the enlightened".

    RonnieLaw 6917

    September 22, 2017

  • To Epitomize everything that you do, in all aspects, all manners,through and through.

    I Epitomized this day with LOVE not EVOL.

    September 22, 2017

  • Definition of epitomize for English Language Learners

    : to be a perfect example or representation of (something) : to be the epitome of (something)verb

    September 22, 2017

  • A nation thought noble and generous

    Looks threatening now and sinistrous.

    When governed by fear

    It's bound to appear

    No beacon of hope but facinorous.

    September 22, 2017

  • goose-turd green

    September 22, 2017

  • 3 creams 3 sugars - spotted in CBC article about couple married at local coffee and donut shop.

    September 21, 2017

  • Spoorless--without spoor (feces), that is, without (leaving a) trace.

    September 21, 2017

  • The farmer must fill up his days

    In trimming his crop so it pays.

    Folks stray in their walks

    Through maize in its stalks

    Enjoying the autumn mizmaze.

    September 21, 2017

  • "Office québécois de la langue française"

    from the BBC article "The place that banned the term grilled cheese and cocktail"

    new allowed word in Quebec: grilled-cheese

    September 21, 2017

  • Aa- look it up it's a real word ;)

    September 20, 2017

  • A flea circus's basic equipage

    Is prone to some natural slippage,

    So dogs are kept by

    To replenish supply

    And muster the minimum kippage.

    September 20, 2017

  • scapus pili = the shaft of a hair.

    September 20, 2017

  • United Nations General Assembly

    September 20, 2017

  • octopuses . 

    some will consider this word 'wrong' because it's a greek word with a latin plural ending added.  On the other hand, some people will insist this is the 'right' way to spell the plural of octopus.

    September 20, 2017

  • another octopus city . also Octlantis

    September 20, 2017

  • "Biologists Just Discovered an Underwater Octopus City And They're Calling It Octlantis "

    - unconfirmed story from my FB feed.  also Octopolis

    And if the Octopuses have a garden, would that be the Octopuses' garden?

    September 20, 2017

  • NOT my last name but pretty close.

    Brain hugeous.

    September 19, 2017

  • Pale daybreak reveals a new mystery -

    Will ever we know the true history?

    The drinker's evasions

    On wounds and abrasions

    Amuse but are clear casuistry.

    September 19, 2017

  • Hi

    September 19, 2017

  • A process by which investors buy stocks more than the amount of money they have with themselves. - Margin Trading

    September 19, 2017

  • iron buddies: cellmates

    September 19, 2017

  • Henry spent that day in hiding--hiding in the puckies beside Route 9.

    - 'It', Stephen King.

    September 19, 2017

  • It certainly stands out--I guess I'd never thought about where it comes from before.

    September 18, 2017

  • I remember this term being used in the Computer To Plate printing industry referring to the area of paper which will not be used in the final folded book or magazine. also margins

    September 18, 2017

  • Philosophers pursuing wisdom

    Are always at risk of simplism.

    Each elegant plan

    Will least govern man

    Achieving unique minarchism.

    September 18, 2017

  • I like this part from the Century: "In printing, one of a number of pieces of wood or metal, channeled in the center with a groove or gutter, used to separate the pages of type in a form. Also gutter-stick."

    September 18, 2017

  • Though long past her mouse-catching day

    She thinks current comforts her pay.

    This dizzy old cat

    Is a physiocrat,

    Convinced this is nature's true way.

    September 18, 2017

  • once upon a time neologism was a neologism

    https://books.google.ca/books?id=ErY_AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA233

    September 18, 2017

  • L. arduus = 1. high, elevated, lofty, steep; 2. that is difficult to reach or attain, difficult, laborious, hard, arduous; 3. troublesome; 4. unpleasant; 5. adverse, inauspicious.

    September 18, 2017

  • l'appel du vide: See http://pimediaonline.co.uk/science-tech/lappel-du-vide-the-call-of-the-void/

    September 18, 2017

  • Which came first, the goose or the...

    September 18, 2017

  • A monobrow of days, it seems.

    September 18, 2017

  • A greenish-yellow dye popular in the 17th century. Possibly a calque from French caca d'oie.

    September 17, 2017

  • In waiting rooms outside the docs'

    The tv persistently squawks.

    Oh, please make it stop!

    It's crude agitprop -

    That 'news' they distribute at Fox!

    September 17, 2017

  • (n.) a long period of time

    "I haven't been there in bricks."

    September 17, 2017

  • (n.) a mix of Spanish and English typically used by native speakers of one of the languages attempting to learn the other

    September 17, 2017

  • (v.) to make more complex

    September 17, 2017

  • (n.) another term for the Ideal Gas Law Equation, PV=nRT

    September 17, 2017

  • pont-levis = 1. a drawbridge; 2. repeated or persistent rearing up by a horse, in resistance to its rider (OED).

    September 17, 2017

  • A wise soul takes pause and enjoys

    The balance of duties and joys.

    When harsh day is done

    Yet night not begun

    He savors the brief equipoise.

    September 16, 2017

  • spotted on CNN "But critics say the name will teach children a nonword. It prompted a hue and cry (pun intended) on Twitter."

    September 16, 2017

  • texting/tweeting abbreviation of 'good night'

    September 16, 2017

  • spotted as short for choreography

    dance moves

    September 16, 2017

  • Fraturday (friday/saturday)

    September 16, 2017

  • algefacient = A (adjective): having a cooling effect; B (noun): a substance that has a cooling effect or a cooling sensation.

    September 15, 2017

  • frigify = A: (transitive verb) to make cold, to cool or B: (intransitive verb) to become cold (OED). See frigefy.

    September 15, 2017

  • http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2017/09/threatcasting_in_futurism_attempts_to_imagine_the_risks_we_might_face.html

    Threatcasting emerged in 2007 as a variation on the futurecasting process that one of us, Brian, created when working as a futurist and trying to imagine what individuals would expect from their technology products in the future. Threatcasting is also a descendent of scenario planning, a tool that allows organizations to image a range of possible and probable futures based upon overlapping forces or trends. Imagine you’re a car company that envisions the possible futures of gas prices and the unemployment rate. If gas prices rise and unemployment falls, what might your sales look like? But what if both gas prices and unemployment rise? From these basic components, you can develop specific scenarios for your company and plan for them.

    September 15, 2017

  • Old Dante told so lurid a story

    Of suffering down in purgatory

    To make a good case

    That divine distaste

    Is stronger than objurgatory.

    September 15, 2017

  • Example of Strailfrom 'Rain in the Doorway' by Thorne Smith, 1933 Ballantine Books: 'The roots of his fine, light, strailing hair seemed to be unduly sensitive today.'

    September 15, 2017

  • See AHD etymology on byssus.

    September 15, 2017

  • Squeeze Wax

    A good-natured foolish fellow, ready to become security for another, under hand and seal.

    Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

    http://www.fromoldbooks.org/Grose-VulgarTongue/s/squeeze-wax.html

    A cutthroat compound.

    September 15, 2017

  • doggo speak for a wolf howl

    spotted in my FB feed as 'pupper does an awoo' . 

     Also spotted an 'awoo everyword' twitter handle

    September 15, 2017

  • https://www.ribbonfarm.com/2017/08/17/the-premium-mediocre-life-of-maya-millennial/

    A few months ago, while dining at Veggie Grill (one of the new breed of Chipotle-class fast-casual restaurants), a phrase popped unbidden into my head: premium mediocre. The food, I opined to my wife, was premium mediocre. She instantly got what I meant, though she didn’t quite agree that Veggie Grill qualified. In the weeks that followed, premium mediocre turned into a term of art for us, and we gleefully went around labeling various things with the term, sometimes disagreeing, but mostly agreeing. And it wasn’t just us. When I tried the term on my Facebook wall, and on Twitter, again everybody instantly got the idea, and into the spirit of the labeling game.

    September 15, 2017

  • See patrimony.

    September 15, 2017

  • Patrimoney is the word to describe money gifted to the Church of Rome. It was often extracted from a dying person just before last rites were performed. The full title was St. Peter's patrimoney. The member churches of the Roman Catholic faith also paid a subscription to Rome. Oliver. Cromwell condemned the practice in his 'Declaratio' in early 1650.

    September 15, 2017

  • Okay, a guy who stays. What if he, you know, overstays? Can you kick him out without your mainsail chucking a billydunevan.

    September 14, 2017

  • See comment on byssus.

    September 14, 2017

  • "Sea silk sounds like the stuff of legend. Harvested from rare clams, this thread flashes gold in the sunlight, weighs almost nothing, and comes with a heavy load of misunderstanding, misinterpretation, and misinformation. But the fiber itself is no myth. Its flaxen strands come from Pinna nobilis, or the pen shell, a giant Mediterranean mollusk that measures up to a yard in length. To attach themselves to rocks or the seafloor, some clams secrete proteins that, upon contact with seawater, harden into a silky filament called byssus. The byssus of the pen shell makes sea silk, the world’s rarest thread."

    -- http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/sea-silk-rarest-thread-italy-clams-textiles-fabric

    September 14, 2017

  • To some he's a bad grammarian,

    To others a mad contrarian,

    But Ernest prefers

    Unfetttered words.

    He's truly a latitudinarian.

    Find out more about Ernest Bafflewit

    September 14, 2017

  • You might be interested in the Sailor's word book.  1876

    https://books.google.ca/books?id=y7HqO9XAwk8C

    September 14, 2017

  • https://www.plantbasednews.org/post/carnism-why-do-we-eat-animals-3-copy

    Carnism describes the invisible belief system that conditions us to eat certain animals. The ideology sees the wide-spread acceptance of meat-eating as 'natural', 'normal', and 'necessary'.

    In addition, it sees its opposing ideology - veganism - as unnatural, and not 'normal'.

    September 14, 2017

  • A limber is a two-wheeled cart designed to support the trail of an artillery piece, or the stock of a field carriage such as a caisson or traveling forge, allowing it to be towed. The trail is the hinder end of the stock of a gun-carriage, which rests or slides on the ground when the carriage is unlimbered.1

    A caisson is a two-wheeled cart designed to carry artillery ammunition.2 The British term was "ammunition wagon". Caissons are used to bear the casket of the deceased in some state and military funerals in certain Western cultures, including the United States.

    September 14, 2017

  • Having no nape.

    September 14, 2017

  • OED:

    mallender, n.

    Forms: lME malandere, lME malaundyr, lME malawnder, 15 malandre, 15

    malandrie...

    Etymology: < Middle French malandre a sore behind a horse's knee

    (c... )

    Veterinary Med. Now rare.

    Originally: †a sore located behind a horse's knee (obs.). Later

    (in pl. and †sing.): a kind of chronic dermatitis of horses,

    characterized by the presence of such sores.

    mallendered adj. Obs. suffering from mallenders.

    1696 London Gaz. No. 3248/4, A strong..Rigil Horse,..malender'd

    on the near leg.

    September 14, 2017

  • Portuguese

    Alternative forms

    almagra

    Noun

    almagre m (plural almagres)

    almagra (a deep red ochre found in Spain)

    September 14, 2017

  • A stay is a guy-rope (now steel

    cable) that stops the mast moving fore-and-aft often one to the bow and

    one to the stern from the top of (or near the top of) the mast. For some

    reason the same things that prevent side-to-side motion are called

    shrouds. Sails attached to the stay (i.e. between the mainsail and

    foresail) are called stay-sails. How that translates to a cart I have NO

    idea.

    In this photo

    http://www.svsarah.com/Sarah/Images/Sails/20080311StaySail3.jpg

    the staysail is flying, the main and foresails are wrapped up in brown

    material.

    September 14, 2017

  • How Google and Apple refer to the Macintosh OS according to their style guides

    September 14, 2017

  • North American Numbering Plan

    This is what gives us our (222) 555-1234 style phone numbers.

    spotted term in the Google documentation style guide . 

    September 14, 2017

  • On such things do they ruminate in Oz.

    September 14, 2017

  • "'Total monster': fatberg blocks London sewage system" - The Guardian 2017-09-12

    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/sep/12/total-monster-concrete-fatberg-blocks-london-sewage-system

    September 13, 2017

  • this is one of those words where, in Wiktionary's attempt to have a briefly written definition like a paper dictionary, they miss out on explaining what the word means.

    the 90's are 20 years in the past, and this is the first time I heard this word, and wiktionary failed to explain this colour of music to a non-musicblind person.

    the recursive verb definition is the cherry on top of the unclear definition.  

    September 13, 2017

  • https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/08/16/toronto-woman-leads-the-fight-against-creepshot-image-sites/

    Toronto woman joins the fight against creepshot image sites

    There’s a Toronto woman named Roxanne who has an on-again, off-again hobby. For the past four years, she’s spent her time reaching out to those whose photos, some explicit, she’s found on a site dedicated to titillating men by, among other things, humiliating women by posting their stolen images and personal details.

    September 13, 2017

  • If I were culminate or aluminate I'd be, well, fulminating.

    September 13, 2017

  • This is covered more on the singular taint page, but taints could mean 3 things:

    Verb: to taint, to poison, to sully

    Noun: body part: skin between genitals and anus (perimneum). (Possibly from contraction meaning).

    Contraction: it ain't. "'taint what you do, it's the way that you do it."

    September 12, 2017

  • test

    September 12, 2017

  • From far and near hear them all ululate

    As grievances endlessly pullulate.

    The deeds that offend

    They cannot amend

    But, oh, are they able to fulminate!

    September 12, 2017

  • Count me in.

    September 12, 2017

  • Brag book brag :-)

    September 12, 2017

  • refers to the wibbly wobbly poop emojis in the upcoming new phone

    September 11, 2017

  • txt shortening for nothing

    September 11, 2017

  • so, a boatload of mexican food.

    September 11, 2017

  • *favorited*

    September 11, 2017

  • It's also the name for a kind of boat. See la chalupa.

    September 11, 2017

  • Hi alexz. It's a Mexican dish that most Americans know through the Taco Bell bastard version (that's kind of like a taco but made with fried dough).

    September 11, 2017

  • Hi!

    September 11, 2017

  • Hello There!

    September 11, 2017

  • "Intelligence Agency Wiretapping Van"

    September 11, 2017

  • The power of wishing is awesome

    For dreaming can solve ills or cause 'em

    Select your wish well

    You may have to dwell

    Within your own heterocosm.

    September 11, 2017

  • "Futshop.net online for fifa 17/18 coins, fut 17/18 coins cheap, We also provide you with more fifa 17/18 ps/xbox coins, fifa 17/18 points and accounts! All of the fifa 17/18 items with cheap price and better service!"

    September 11, 2017

  • I bought one of these today and it even said brag book on the price sticker on the cover.

    September 11, 2017

  • scheduled to be born around 6/17/18 in Florida

    adding to dictionary for a friend

    September 11, 2017

  • There are no definitions, comments nor examples on qhalur so I have no idea how the 'same context' bot selects it.

    September 11, 2017

  • I don't know what a chalupa is.

    September 11, 2017

  • The SLEAR - 1 is an automatic blanking machine designed to produce finished blanks or sheets from coil stock. The coil stock can be slit by the slitting section to obtain the correct width or to provide multiple blanks.

    Perhaps means to sheet away from?

    September 10, 2017

  • His phony compassionate pose'll

    Be seen as a feeble proposal,

    The work of a loser,

    A clumsy fake newser,

    A "leader" who's only a losel.

    September 10, 2017

  • A board placed across a bath for sitting.

    September 10, 2017

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