Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Monday, June 15, 2009- gobemouche
Posted on 06/15/2009 5:30:00 AM PDT by xsmommy
Word For The Day, Monday,6/15/09
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".
Gobe`mouche"\, n. [F.] Literally, a fly swallower; hence, once who keeps his mouth open; a boor; a silly and credulous person; A highly credulous naif, a very gullible person who believes everything he or she hears no matter how absurd.
Etymology: [Word History/Etymology]
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.
The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....
Here is my example with WFTD.
The gobemouches in the media swallow all leftwing BS whole.
Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)
Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister
Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate
close yer mouths lest flies enter them...
At first glance I thought it had something to do with global moochers. Like the UN and all third world countries.
what’d you catch?
My twins made the all-star softball team!
i am with you there. it kind of puts me in mind of gobsmacked though, maybe it is related in some way to that?
can you do the fandango? A++
congrats to them!
Sounds French. Never respected them enough to bother with their language.
I know an old lady who swallowed a fly ...
To a fly, nothing enhances the appeal of a gobemouche like a coprophagic smile.
it is french. it also happens to absolutely spot-on depict the MSM and most of the sheeple when it comes to the obams. which is why i selected it for WFTD.
I’ll have to start using this word on message boards. Internet gobemouche has a nice ring to it, and they’ll have to make an effort to find out what it means.
It's the newest dead language.
Whoa! All in capital letters, too!
I am impressed.
plus, it rhymes with douche... ; )
Isn’t there a verb in Spanish that means “to eat flies” as in to be astonished? I remember learning it but I disremembered it.
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