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peregrina commented on the word boring
The town of Boring, Oregon: home of the Boring School, the Boring Church, the Boring Post Office, among other Boring things. (Actually it's quite a nice place!)
November 14, 2007
peregrina commented on the list oregon-towns-that-you-d-find-in-the-dictionary
I wasn't sure about "burns" since technically I'm not sure that would be a dictionary entry...the others are great! I just added "Glide" too..
November 13, 2007
peregrina commented on the word nutsedge
Prairie Home Companion, 10 November - in the monologue - great reference to this word!
November 11, 2007
peregrina commented on the word butt-crazy in love
Is "butt" something of an amplifier here...? interesting usage...reminiscent of "I had to get up at the butt-crack of dawn."
peregrina commented on the word she who watches
..refers to a petroglyph created by native Americans in the Columbia River Gorge, between Oregon and Washington in the Pacific Northwest.
peregrina commented on the word butt rock
Uselessness, do you recall more or less when you first heard this term used? I am checking out a theory regarding the origin of this term.....great use of my time, to be sure.
November 9, 2007
(but-rk) rock n' roll music produced from the mid 70's to present that has the following characteristics: four or five male members with long, feathered hair (bangs are common, but not necessary) or mullets, wailing guitar solos, distorted guitars, and lyrics about women, sex, drugs, Satan, and fast cars.
Typical butt-rock bands are Winger, Scorpions, Dio, Ted Nugent, The Marshall Tucker Band, Metallica (1990-present), Whitesnake, Def Leppard, Journey, Krokus, Accept, W.A.S.P., Van Halen, Sammy Hagar, Slash's Snakepit etc.
peregrina commented on the word pisco
Yes, the potent pisco sour, known to make individuals forget their marital status, or name, or how to breathe..depending on how many one drinks. Doesn't take many so be careful!
peregrina commented on the word naut mi
..or, could be...who broke that window?? Naut mi!
a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters
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