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apepch7 commented on the word frottage
This word is beginning to rub me up the wrong way.
July 7, 2008
apepch7 commented on the list words-i-heard-on-tv-2
17th Century word for a measuring stick heard on Ch. 4 programme about the history of the law.
June 16, 2008
apepch7 commented on the list mojo
OK what about hex then - that is associated with Am. folk magic and is (I think) derived from Hecate and Egyptian Heka.
June 13, 2008
Hecate - witch goddess
June 12, 2008
apepch7 commented on the word autofellatio
Yes Up and Atum indeed. With autofellatio you get the same effect without the need to shift your gear stick.
apepch7 commented on the list condiments-found-on-body-parts
The Ancient Egyptian god Atum created his children in an act of autofellatio.
apepch7 commented on the word kumkum
"The kungumam, which is made from the turmeric powder, is an auspicious symbol. When a girl or a married woman visits a house, it is a sign of respect (in case of an elderly lady) or blessings (in case of a young girl) to offer kumkum to them when they leave."
... and then get your face slapped?
June 11, 2008
apepch7 commented on the word ka
ka is an Ancient Egyptian word for the 'double', vitality or life force, represented by a pair of raised arms (possibly to embrace).
June 2, 2008
apepch7 commented on the word ba
ba is the Ancient Egyptian word for 'soul' or one part of the personality which survives death, represented by a human headed bird.
apepch7 commented on the word akh
an effective spirit (formed through the union of the ka and the ba).
apepch7 commented on the word hoodoo
ya think you are?
apepch7 commented on the word lobhen
Is this a reference to Lindsay Lobhen?
May 29, 2008
apepch7 commented on the word psychopomp
Sounds like - ostentatious and slightly mad (?) - who would want this guide in the otherworld?
May 25, 2008
apepch7 commented on the word agynary
You mean we all have to share?
May 23, 2008
apepch7 commented on the word bruxa
May 19, 2008
apepch7 commented on the word apotropaic
Great word use it all the time, keeps those damn witches away.
apepch7 commented on the list evil-eye
Having the power to avert evil influence
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