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gosh, ashreinu, i have never missed sternberg as much as i do right now… thanks for sharing what a REAL camp should be teaching!
i learned that bears also like the filling of oreo cookies better than the cookie part 🙂
mepal, i try 😉
mepal – regarding your kunda question a while back, it’s ‘whether you are from tucson’ [as in tucson, arizona].
and chofetzchaim – i might recognize the camp tape you mentioned. is that the one that says somewhere in the beginning, ‘hey, fatso, move it!’ cuz that’s the only line i remember from that one. i don’t think we ever owned that tape.
ohhhhh and who remembers kosher fairy tales? they made no sense whatsoever… but they were really cute.
i haven’t heard any of these tapes in a very long time, but i can repeat any part of them to you [not sure if i should be proud or just embarrassed lol]. this includes safety, most shmuel kundas, the purim story, the torah zoo, and many others. if anyone has a lyrics question, i’m available! 🙂
mepal – nope!
this is it:
cars are machines that are powerful and strong
we take it for granted cuz we sit all day long
but you’ve got to know it’s dangerous
and special care you must take
everyone must be responsible
many lives are at stake
buckle your seatbelt right away
buckling seatbelts saves us every day
it’s really no rush, don’t speed when you drive
hashem has a plan when you will arrive
venishmartem meod lenafshoseichem
because cars are so powerful
never run into the street
look in both directions
before you move your feet
always cross at the cross/walk sign
stay within the lines
riding on my bicycle’s
my favorite thing to do
and the rules that make it safe
are only just a few
so when you’re riding with your friends
and having lots of fun
just remember these golden rules
and you’ll be number one.
first of all you should be wise
how to get the perfect size
only one person on that bare bike
use hand signals to turn left or right.
[then something abt good ol’ mike]
mepal, now that we’ve got icot producing original fauxcabulary regularly, you have to admit when you get your entire list off an email that’s been circulating for years… 🙂 but yeah, that was a great bunch of definitions. thanks for posting!
personally, my high school had very little to do with the long-term life philosophies i have developed over the years. i had a great father and some great friends, which is fortunate as i am really not the kind of person who just inhales what teachers say, follows the well-beaten path, or does whatever the general population is expected to do.
if your personality is more the ‘guide me, i’m ready and listening’ type [which can sometimes be quite beneficial for positive personal growth], then you do have more of a challenge now. the smartest advice anyone can give you is: keep up a connection with a teacher or mentor for a good long while.
good luck! 🙂
today is my one-year wedding anniversary. wow, time sure flies when you’re having fun 🙂
incidentally, do you know what they call the 1st anniversary? ‘paper’!! that is so pathetic. i think it should be ‘platinum’.
or maybe just ‘cash’.
i have to say that i am somewhat confused. isn’t the very job of your high school & its staff to prepare you for life on your own?! if you feel inadequately prepared, i would think that your teachers need to reevaluate what they are teaching. they need to stop spoon-feeding their students and teach them to think for themselves in the proper way. am i crazy for thinking this way?
* keep smiling; it makes people wonder what you’ve been up to.
borborygmic is a phenomenal word. thanks.
the sentence is even better 🙂
1320 lb: you’re killin me with your carlebach spoofs… i am lol!! 😀 😀
kapusta, are you a maxine fan?
* i am free of all prejudice… i hate everyone equally.
risible [riz ih bull]
amusing, makes you laugh
if apes evolved into humans, why did some apes remain apes? and why are humans not continuing to evolve?
and where did the apes come from in the first place?
head in the sand – lol!
* forgiving hizbollah and hamas is god’s function, but i’d love to arrange the meeting
jewess and others:
look at it this way: if, theoretically and for the purpose of this discussion, adam had died the day he was created, and scientists had dug up his bones years later, how would they have figured his age? they would have said he was a grown man, i don’t know: 20, 30, 40 years old… when in reality he would have been a day old.
another example: stars are millions of lightyears away, which means that the light we see from stars is technically ancient light. they constantly reflect light towards us, but we don’t see it in ‘real time’ – we see light that’s supposedly millions of years old. to reconcile that to our knowledge of the *actual* age of the world, we have to realize that the stars *and the light* were created less than 6000 years ago.
in the beginning of the world, aged things were created. perhaps fossils are included in this.
i hope i’m speaking clearly here and that this helps y’all!
squeak!! tintinnabulation’s one of my favorite words, and it has nothing to do with a brouhaha…
i hope my previous comment is not perceived as pro-evolution…
very typical 😛
[incidentally, i have to say that i happen to have watched a bonobo monkey being tickled… the laughter & wriggling was admittedly quite human-like.]
let’s keep this going!
a person who attacks cherished beliefs or institutions as foolish or wrong
ames: probably ‘obesity’.
feivel – i believe you are right. that is the only definition that would make sense. thanks.
to make up for that mistake:
hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia – fear of the number 666
[no, i wouldn’t know that one off the top of my head… i looked it up]
oh, amichai, pleeeease, anything but ‘deli’!
ish , why don’t you specify the reason
why you feel a 6th grade child needs a cell phone??
my screen name is self-explanatory.
being a sesquipedalian [look it up], i am one of those annoying people who actually enjoy being misinterpreted and misunderstood.
and a few more for the phobia lovers:
ephebiphobia – fear of teenagers
agateophobia – fear of insanity [it’s probably too late!]
autodysomophobia – fear of people with bad body odor
aussie… you may want to see someone with a medical degree… lol
i hope you’re kidding, man!
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.
i know this word because of boredom [hey – cool word for boredom = ennui]. it’s the longest ingredient in most shampoos. lol
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!
“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.
love this word! it’s almost onomatopoeic.
feivel – loved “pogonotrophy”. thanks
Two elderly women were out driving in a large car – both could barely see over the dashboard. As they were cruising along, they came to an intersection. The stoplight was red, but they just went on through. The woman in the passenger seat thought to herself “I must be losing it. I could have sworn we just went through a red light.” After a few more minutes, they came to another intersection and the light was red again. Again, they went right through. The woman in the passenger seat was almost sure that the light had been red but was really concerned that she was losing it. She was getting nervous At the next intersection, sure enough, the light was red and they went on through. So, she turned to the other woman and said, “Mildred, did you know that we just ran through three red lights in a row? You could have killed us both!” Mildred turned to her and said, “Oh! Am I driving?”
Morty visits Dr. Saul, the veterinarian, and says, “My dog has a problem.”
Dr. Saul says, “So, tell me about the dog and the problem.”
“It’s a Jewish dog. His name is Irving and he can talk,” says Morty.
“He can talk?” the doubting doctor asks.
“Watch this!” Morty points to the dog and commands: “Irving, fetch!”
Irving, the dog, begins to walk toward the door, then turns around and says, “So why are you talking to me like that? You always order me around like I’m nothing. And you only call me when you want something. And then you make me sleep on the floor, with my arthritis. You give me this fahkahkta food with all the salt and fat, and you tell me it’s a special diet. It tastes like dreck! YOU should eat it yourself! And do you ever take me for a decent walk? NO, it’s out of the house and right back home. Maybe if I could stretch out a little, the sciatica wouldn’t kill me so much! I should roll over and play dead for real for all you care!”
Dr. Saul is amazed, “This is remarkable! So, what’s the problem?”
Morty says, “He has a hearing problem! I said ‘Fetch,’ not ‘Kvetch’!”
human hope is an amazing thing… at least 90% of the people posting on this thread actually do believe that they have a very good chance of winning the lottery one day. it inspires me to hope for things which may seem completely out of reach but are far more possible than hitting that multimillion dollar jackpot…
2 most ppl undr the age of 25 or so, it’s sooo mch ezier 2 write lk ths. it tks mch shrtr, x lngr!
but i think that as a courtesy to the 26+ among us, coherent writing on a website like ywn would be appreciated by many.
and as far as spelling & grammar is concerned, i’m one of those crazy fanatics who actually get irritated by errors [not the typos – the lack-of-better-knowledge mistakes]. although i try to control myself from the pedantic correcting… sometimes my comments on that just spill out.April 30, 2009 5:18 pm at 5:18 pm in reply to: Frum Girls Dancing on the Dance Dance Revolution at Arcades #689412
pashuteh yid brings up good points.
also, i think that some of the males here are enjoying this whole discussion far too much. perhaps it should end here.
oomis – great post.
i think all those knocking ssiy are immature and themselves addicts to cigarette smoking. he raises good points in a respectful manner, and i am extremely impressed by his ideeas, eloquence, vocabulary, and spelling [a refreshing change when it comes to yeshiva boys].
smoking is a terrible habit, as we all know. guys who are what they call “yeshivish out of their minds” [disgusting term, by the way] and keep every chumrah available out there… these are the ones smoking, a clearly forbidden action. and about girls refusing to date smokers – my husband was what they call a “casual” or “social” smoker, and when i dated him, i made it perfectly clear that the one thing i cannot tolerate is smoking. ever. he stopped completely during our engagement and is smoke-free for almost a year [yes, i do believe that he has really quit and isn’t cheating ;)]. so it is possible! we women do have power! let’s use it!