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Word For The Day (General/Chat)

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  • Word For The Day: HYDROMEL

    08/16/2017 6:58:02 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 20 replies
    2000 MOST CHALLENGING AND OBSCURE WORDS | 8/16/17 | Norman Schur
    ; In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". HYDROMEL [HYE druh mel]hear it pronounced noun The Greek word hydro (water) and meli (honey) is a liquor, mead. Mead is a mixture of honey and water (with the addition of yeast, malt, etc) left to ferment. It was an alcoholic beverage popular in Merry Olde England, used as a breakfast drink before coffee and tea were popularized. It is still available in a few pubs in England.
  • Vanity - Democrats disappear in Alabama Primary.

    08/15/2017 8:01:59 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 16 replies
    There are, according to the SOS of Alabama, 3,281,781 registered voters within the state. When the final tallies of the total votes cast in the primary election tonight are revealed, roughly 12-20 percent of eligible voters voted, about 400,000 for Republicans and a paltry 150,000 for Democrats. I suspect a good number of illegal and fraud Democrat voters refrained from voting for obvious reasons, but, no will ever know what that number was or is. I just think many Democrats just sat on their hands and did not turn out to vote. Good news for Trump & Company. Devastating news...
  • Word for the Day, Tuesday August 15, 2017

    08/15/2017 5:16:36 AM PDT · by SoothingDave · 21 replies
    Word For The Day, Tuesday August 15, 2017 In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". inconsequential [in-kon-si-kwen-shuh l, in-kon-] -adj1. of little or no importance; insignificant; trivial. 2. inconsequent; illogical. 3. irrelevant.[First recorded in 1615-25; in-3+ consequential]
  • Vanity - Takes Two To Tango, The McAullife folly.

    08/14/2017 2:23:53 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 53 replies
    After listening to the disheartened Charlottesville, Virginian, Police Chief press conference a few minutes ago...now I know why Democrat, Governor, Terry McAuliffe looked like he had been sentenced to the electric chair on Saturday afternoon. IMHO, this cute little gig, set-up and planned by Democrat, McAuliffe and his buddy Mayor and assistant Mayor in Charlottesville did not go off as planned, because the police were setup to fail with the orders issued by the Governor and his two Mayors. Results, three people murdered, multiple people injured while extreme Right wing & Left wing nutcases tried to kill each other, uncontrolled...
  • Word for the Day, Monday, August 14, 2017-- abysmal

    08/14/2017 6:36:12 AM PDT · by xsmommy · 26 replies
    8/14/17 | xs
    Word For The Day, Monday, 8/14/17 In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". adjective 1. of or like an abyss; immeasurably deep or great. 2. extremely or hopelessly bad or severe: abysmal ignorance; abysmal poverty. Etymology: 1650s, formed in English from abysm + -al (1). Weakened sense of "extremely bad" is first recorded 1904, perhaps from abysmal ignorance (suggestive of its "depth"), an expression attested from 1847. Related: Abysmally. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day...
  • Vanity - The McAuliffe/Soros/Obama/Clinton Charlottesville plot thickens.

    08/13/2017 5:26:08 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 51 replies
    Time for Hannity/Limbaugh/Sessions to get to work on the "McAullife/Media" Charlottesville riot gig. Nationwide setup with lefty, Democrat nutcases going bonkers across the country in major cities. The true story will unfold clearly over the next week and could destroy the Democrat Party, politically. Go POTUS, Donald J. Trump...MAGA. Democrat "traitor" Chickens are coming home to roost. Some help coming from the Republican Establishment RINOs & "Never Trumpers".
  • Vanity - Takes two to "Tango". MaCauliffe the conniver.

    08/13/2017 5:32:54 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 24 replies
    Democrat, Governor, Terry MaCauliffe knew that the toxic mixture of "oil and water" never mixes well, if ever. But he gave his 100% blessing to allow a rally of right wing nutcase NAZIs & FACISTs, to go forward knowing that they would be violently confronted by a similar ultra Left-Wing NAZIs & FACISTs nutcases. What a brew he stirred together....the volatile mixture for a great riot. He gamed that this would be a great scheme for himself and his Democrats and the "Never Trumpers" to beat on POTUS, Trump. He also knew in advance that a small town like Charlottesville,...
  • Word For The Day - EXECRATE

    08/11/2017 6:47:53 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 55 replies
    www.dictionary.com ^ | 08-11-2017 | Red Badger
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of “Word for the Day”. execrate [ek-si-kreyt] verb (used with object), execrated, execrating. 1. to detest utterly; abhor; abominate. 2. to curse; imprecate evil upon; damn; denounce: He execrated all who opposed him. verb (used without object), execrated, execrating. 3. to utter curses. 1555-65; < Latin ex(s)ecrātus (past participle of ex(s)ecrārī to curse), equivalent to ex- ex-1+ secr- (combining form of sacrāre to consecrate; see sacrament ) + -ātus -ate Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word...
  • Word of the Day, Thursday, August 10,2017 - Consuetude

    08/10/2017 6:15:09 AM PDT · by tioga · 21 replies
    Dictionary.com ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".ConsuetudeNoun, [kon-swi-tood, -tyood] Custom, especially as having legal force. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or entertain me for extra credits.
  • Word For The Day: ILLATION

    08/08/2017 6:38:43 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 32 replies
    2000 MOST CHALLENGING AND OBSCURE WORDS | 8/9/17 | Norman Schur
    ; In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". illation [ih LAY shun]hear it pronounced noun An illation is the act of inferring from data or the resulting inference or conclusion drawn.Illation introduces a conclusion from what has gone before. Illation is an opinion based on observation.
  • Word for the Day, Tuesday August 8, 2017

    08/08/2017 4:18:04 AM PDT · by SoothingDave · 12 replies
    Word For The Day, Tuesday August 8, 2017 In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". surfeit [sur-fit] -n1. excess; an excessive amount: 2. excess or overindulgence in eating or drinking. 3. an uncomfortably full or crapulous feeling due to excessive eating or drinking. 4. general disgust caused by excess or satiety.[1250-1300; (noun) Middle English sorfete, surfait < Middle French surfait, surfet (noun use of past participle of surfaire to overdo), equivalent to sur- sur-1+ fait < Latin factus, past participle of...
  • Word for the Day, Monday, August 7, 2017 -- fructify

    08/07/2017 6:11:35 AM PDT · by xsmommy · 46 replies
    8/7/17 | xs
    Word For The Day, Monday, 8/7/17 In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". fructify; v verb (used without object), fructified, fructifying. 1. to bear fruit; become fruitful: With careful tending the plant will fructify.verb (used with object), fructified, fructifying. 2. to make fruitful or productive; fertilize: warm spring rains fructifying the earth. Etymology: Expand v. early 14c., from Old French fructifiier (12c.) "bear fruit, grow, develop," from Late Latin fructificare "bear fruit," from Latin fructus (see fruit ) + root of...
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon on Socialism

    08/05/2017 3:56:22 PM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 6 replies
    *- "I would not have you exchange the gold of individual Christianity for the base metal of Christian Socialism." - One Lost Sheep, April 28, 1889 *- "Some of us may have passed away, but you who are younger may live to see modern thought obtain supremacy over human minds: German rationalism which has ripened into Socialism may yet pollute the mass of mankind and lead them to overturn the foundations of society." - The Headstone of the Corner, June 23, 1878 *- "The next thing, dear friends, is that we must prove that the old faith produces much love...
  • Vanity - Polls, Pundits, Politics...hogwash.

    08/05/2017 11:04:18 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 14 replies
    Massive unchecked democrat party voter fraud, false, inaccurate political poll numbers, pundits, reporters, commentators, who rant & spew endless lies, and deceptive politics, from the Democrat and Republican Establishment, and the mainstream media. America haters on the loose. Solution, politically destroy the Democrat and Republican Establishments in the upcoming Mid-Term elections of 2018. Support POTUS, Donald J. Trump and MAGA!!! It is as simple as that.
  • Word for the Day - ROORBACK

    08/04/2017 6:19:28 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 41 replies
    www.dictionary.com ^ | 08-04-2017 | Red Badger
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of “Word for the Day”. roorback or roorbach [roo r-bak] Word Origin U.S. noun 1. a false and more or less damaging report circulated for political effect, usually about a candidate seeking an office. Origin of roorback: 1844, Americanism; after a fictitious Baron von Roorback, in whose travelogue occurred an account of an incident damaging to the character of James K. Polk British: /ˈrʊəˌbæk/ noun 1. (US) a false or distorted report or account, used to obtain political advantage...
  • Word of the Day, Thursday, August 3, 2017 - Lickspittle

    08/03/2017 6:29:42 AM PDT · by tioga · 20 replies
    Dictionary.com ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word of the Day". LickspittleNoun, [lik-spit-l] A contemptible, fawning person; a servile flatterer or toady. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or enlighten me for extra credit.
  • Vanity - DOW, 22,000+...Thanks POTUS, Trump. Democrat/Republican Establishment does zilch!!!

    08/02/2017 6:47:34 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 24 replies
    Well, well, new record, DOW Jones hits 22,000+. Thanks, POTUS, DJT. Democrat & Republican Establishment, no thanks to you "Hate America" deadbeats whatsoever. Millions of Americans with positive return IRAS, etc., cheering our POTUS, Trump today and every day!!! End of story!!!
  • Word For The Day: OUBLIETTE

    08/01/2017 7:01:58 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 56 replies
    2000 MOST CHALLENGING AND OBSCURE WORDS | 8/2/17 | Norman Schur
    WORD FOR THE DAY In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". OUBLIETTE [ooH blee ET]hear it pronounced noun A secret cubicle in the floor of a dungeon, topped by a trapdoor in which the unfortunate victim is dropped and forgotten. It is a tomb in which the condemned dies. French origin, mettre aux oubliettes, metaporically, assigned to oblivion.
  • Word for the Day, Tuesday August 1, 2017

    08/01/2017 4:51:42 AM PDT · by SoothingDave · 13 replies
    Word For The Day, Tuesday August 1, 2017 In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". anoesis [an-oh-ee-sis] -na state of mind consisting of pure sensation or emotion without cognitive content.[First recorded in 1900-05; a-6+ noesis]
  • Vanity - NO RECESS Congress THIS YEAR...PERIOD. VOTE YAY or NAY.

    07/31/2017 6:23:57 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 20 replies
    Simple: Both Republican, Senate Leader, Mitch McConnell & Republican, House Speaker, Paul Ryan should cancel any Congressional recesses for the rest of this year, immediately. These lazy, good for nothing, non-productive, low life Senators & House members, both Democrats & Republicans are on recess far too much, living the life of rich, elite, scum & vermin...period. Bottom line...there was plenty and ample time to pass Obamacare Repeal & Replacement, Massive Tax Reform & Infrastructure Renewal, since January 3, 2017. Nothing has happened. Please vote "YAY or NAY" on this critical issue. And.....McConnell and Ryan must go.