May 27, 2009 3:44 pm at 3:44 pm #589846amesParticipant
May 27, 2009 4:27 pm at 4:27 pm #923309
Having or showing keen discernment, sound judgment, and farsightedness.
Sagacious advice to a cantankerous person would be to feign happiness
1. friendly; agreeable
2. fond of feasting, drinking, and merry company; jovial.
3. of or befitting a feast; festive.May 27, 2009 4:28 pm at 4:28 pm #923310
1. the unpleasant state of having a large number of canker soresMay 27, 2009 4:36 pm at 4:36 pm #923311
1. the condition of having upper arm skin and skin of certain other areas that become
loose during the process of agingMay 27, 2009 4:38 pm at 4:38 pm #923312
1. regarding a certain arrangement of living among nunsMay 27, 2009 4:38 pm at 4:38 pm #923313moti107Member
A group of bored people who post notes on a Jewish website.May 27, 2009 4:46 pm at 4:46 pm #923314
a lung disease caused by the inhalation of fine silica dustMay 27, 2009 4:47 pm at 4:47 pm #923315WolfishMusingsParticipant
1 : the naming of a thing or action by a vocal imitation of the sound associated with it (as buzz, hiss)
2 : the use of words whose sound suggests the sense
(definition taken from merriam-webster.com)
The WolfMay 27, 2009 5:02 pm at 5:02 pm #923316
the combination of the exclamation mark and question markMay 27, 2009 5:06 pm at 5:06 pm #923317
youll have to guess this one (or google it of course)
it is a practice very common among Jewish males
i myself am a practionerMay 27, 2009 5:21 pm at 5:21 pm #923318
the process of tearing overly long noodles in preparation for their cooking
pronounced: rip pahst uhMay 27, 2009 5:29 pm at 5:29 pm #923319mepalMember
Hey! Wolf’s back!May 27, 2009 6:20 pm at 6:20 pm #923320
Do I detect the emergence of a simper?May 27, 2009 6:29 pm at 6:29 pm #923321
less complicated, (as pronounced by a person who is missing his upper front teeth)May 27, 2009 6:46 pm at 6:46 pm #923322
love this word! it’s almost onomatopoeic.
feivel – loved “pogonotrophy”. thanksMay 27, 2009 6:49 pm at 6:49 pm #923323AnonymousInactive
To ames re your example of the use of “riposte” in a sentence: You used it as a verb, but you defined it as a noun. I do not believe it can be used as a verb, except when used in feivel’s definition.May 27, 2009 6:58 pm at 6:58 pm #923324
DUMBLEDORE (not what you think, harry potter fans)
any buzzing insect, usually a bumblebeeMay 27, 2009 7:07 pm at 7:07 pm #923325oomisParticipant
And also, I believe, the longest word in the English language.May 27, 2009 7:28 pm at 7:28 pm #923326
another name for betty boop
this was a famous cartoon character who never exhibited any anger (no ire)May 27, 2009 7:29 pm at 7:29 pm #923327
And your bete noire is….? Your good side? Weird.May 27, 2009 7:32 pm at 7:32 pm #923328
Yup this is for all Mary Poppin Fans…May 27, 2009 7:40 pm at 7:40 pm #923329
“pulchritude” is another favorite of mine. it means beauty, which strikes me as funny, as the word itself isn’t an elegant or pretty-sounding thing.May 27, 2009 8:01 pm at 8:01 pm #923330
ames- would make sense if your on a portable device???May 27, 2009 8:08 pm at 8:08 pm #923331
the correct spelling is: SupercalifragilisticexpialidochusMay 27, 2009 8:08 pm at 8:08 pm #923332
ames – that is weird… even if you’re using a portable device, why would you have a problem with my posts only? maybe it’s the length of my screen name… anyway i tried to skip a line this time 🙂
thanks for starting this thread – i love words!May 27, 2009 8:10 pm at 8:10 pm #923333
i know this word because of boredom [hey – cool word for boredom = ennui]. it’s the longest ingredient in most shampoos. lolMay 27, 2009 8:11 pm at 8:11 pm #923334
illegible handwritingMay 27, 2009 8:12 pm at 8:12 pm #923335
Thanx feivel- was wondering who the first person to correct me would be!!!
ames- I’d reccomned Dell- it’s what I use with amazing battery life…
DeliberatelyEsoteric- yeah I think it’s the length of your username.May 27, 2009 8:14 pm at 8:14 pm #923336
feivel, I consider your post to be highly pernicious, when you consider the eye strain that it takes to discover that you actually made no correction.May 27, 2009 8:17 pm at 8:17 pm #923337
squeak- Huh??? I actually spelt it right…woweeee I’m more talented then I ever imagined!!!
And feivel- check carefully the next time you presume I make a mistake 😉May 27, 2009 8:20 pm at 8:20 pm #923338
I didn’t say you spelled it right, only that feivel merely copy/pasted your spelling and perniciously tried to pass it off as a correction.May 27, 2009 8:23 pm at 8:23 pm #923339
Heehee…I always thought that feivel was mature!May 27, 2009 8:30 pm at 8:30 pm #923340
consider it revenge of the B-type personalities against the A-typesMay 27, 2009 8:55 pm at 8:55 pm #923341JewessMember
Hortatory (sorry I don’t know how to bold words) makes me laugh!
adjective. Encouraging or urging.May 27, 2009 9:15 pm at 9:15 pm #923342LAerMember
An impulse disorder that causes sufferers to pull out their own hair
(Not a very fun definition, but a fun word!)May 27, 2009 9:23 pm at 9:23 pm #923343
feivel, I didn’t realize that type B would actually get up and do something about their venegence 😉May 27, 2009 10:26 pm at 10:26 pm #923344
we are human you knowMay 27, 2009 11:52 pm at 11:52 pm #923345aussieboyParticipant
Guacomole (or however you spell it. I always found that to be a funny word lolMay 28, 2009 12:18 am at 12:18 am #923346
ames- yeah that’s an idea because although their battery life is great it does get worse and worse after much usage and seeing what an addicted member you are, it’s probably down to about 5 mins! 😉May 28, 2009 4:26 am at 4:26 am #923347YW Moderator-42Moderator
Delib… I don’t think that skipping a line is helping because you leave those lines blank. Try putting a dot or something on the first two lines like thisMay 28, 2009 6:26 am at 6:26 am #923348JaxMember
LAer: i’ve always found that word pretty funny too!
science word, i bet feivel & squeak use it on a daily basis! 😉
(5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one) is a preservative with antibacterial and antifungal effects within the group of isothiazolinones. It is effective against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast and fungi.
It is found in many water-based personal care products and cosmetics. It is also used in glue production, detergents, paints, fuels and other industrial processes.May 28, 2009 6:39 am at 6:39 am #923349JaxMember
hey i see now after reading back, that DeliberatelyEsoteric used the same word as me! oh well!May 28, 2009 1:55 pm at 1:55 pm #923350
Can we take a vote on whether or not Medical terms or scientific names count as words? I vote no. Otherwise, I could coin a name for a clear, colorless liquid which I claim to have added drops of every drug on the planet and call it
hydrobenechloroencyzyrtepeptoqetzaldioxycromoslydyneurosyncrotopholorestdiophalusMay 28, 2009 2:49 pm at 2:49 pm #923351JewessMember
noun. weight, heaviness
(yeah, I get word of the day from Dictionary.com on my homepage) 🙂
His avoirdupois caused the chair to crack under him.May 28, 2009 2:54 pm at 2:54 pm #923352an open bookParticipant
isn’t avoirdupois the regular type of pounds, used for feathers & stuff?May 28, 2009 4:05 pm at 4:05 pm #923353
thanks for the tip, 42.
it’s an actual condition in which the sufferer has an unnatural fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of his/her mouth.May 31, 2009 4:57 am at 4:57 am #923354
ames, I am ROTFLMay 31, 2009 8:57 am at 8:57 am #923355aussieboyParticipant
DeliberatelyEsoteric: I have that! I hate when it sticks to the top of your outh lolMay 31, 2009 1:35 pm at 1:35 pm #923356
DeliberatelyEsoteric- thanx for that- Whenever I’m feeling a bit weird I just read some of those style phobias which then leaves me thinking that however weird I am there are millions out there much worse…May 31, 2009 2:41 pm at 2:41 pm #923357EarlyBirdMember
I just love when peanut butter stuck to my pallete, I can eat spoonfuls of peanut butter plain… Is there a name for that condition?
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