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Posted on 08/19/2018 4:55:10 PM PDT by left that other site
Word of the Day : May 28th, 2018
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"In Troy, there lies the scene. From Isles of Greece / The princes orgulous, their high blood chaf'd, / Have to the port of Athens sent their ships." Thus William Shakespeare begins the Trojan War tale Troilus and Cressida, employing orgulous, a colorful word first adopted in the 13th century from Anglo-French orguillus. After the Bard's day, orgulous dropped from sight for 200 years; there is no record of its use until it was rejuvenated by the pens of Robert Southey and Sir Walter Scott in the early 1800s. 20th-century authors (including James Joyce and W. H. Auden) continued its renaissance, and it remains an elegant (if infrequent) choice for today's writers.
The hotel manager tended to adopt an orgulous air with those guests who were not regular visitors and who might be unaware of the building's rich and storied history.
"He astutely recognized that intimate relations with the orgulous Kennedys could only heighten his influence. Indeed, apart from Robert Kennedy and Douglas Dillon, McNamara was the only member of Kennedy's Cabinet to enter the president's social life." Jacob Heilbrunn, The New Republic, 22 Mar. 1993
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.
MY ENTRY: I hate debating with rude, orgulous leftists who spout platitudes and talking points without any respect for facts.
Hi everyone...I have an early lesson tomorrow so I am posting tomorrow’s word today.
Wasn’t Orgulous - you know, Trump’s ex-apprentice, the one who was actually fired from Clinton’s White House as being incompetent - on all of the national socialist party’s talk shows recently?
Not very pretty. I’d certainly not be proud of such an orguglious personality.
The alleged person to whom you refer is indeed an orgulous ogre.
Oh, God of Earth and Altar, bow down and hear our cry
Our earthly rulers falter, our people drift and die
The walls of gold entomb us, the swords of scorn divide
Take not thy thunder from us, take away our orgulousness
Almost sounds like Woody Allen’s favorite word...
The Few, The Proud, The Marines.
Pee-Yew, the orgulous Greens
I hung out with Nicko. He was not orgulous at all, but a really nice guy!
Is that a real song? LOL!
Hee, her! Oops... Actual typo!
Then, would it not be an “Actual typa?”
Sumpin’ like that!
Just got in from work-
Obama’s many former minions-
Who were orgulous all this time
Are whining like spoiled children
With less means to make a dime
They are being made irrelevant
There may be another one today
To say that mean old pres Trump
Took their means of spying away
He’s lowered Brennan’s pricetag-
Raised Clapper’s and Rice’s fears-
The schadenfreude is made better
By the sight of howling and tears...
(To the tune of “Ode To Joy”)
Schadenfreude, gut und funky
Zay gits zehr cummupinzee!
How I luff zat Schadenfreude
Ven it zat der DNC! :-)
Thank you! My best friend-and employer-and I were talking about schadenfreude being the best part of venganza en sangre fria and how we will make it happen to a mutual enemy soon-the tears from the public takedown will be delicious...
A dish best served cold.
Precisely-en sangre fria-in cold blood-never in the heat of anger-poor planning in hot blood just gets you into trouble...
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