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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

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In the 60’s, people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird and people take Prozac to make it normal.
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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

Postby sweetharleygirl » Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:39 pm

This has NOTHING to do with the topic at hand but...I ABSOLUTELY HATE THE PICTURE OF THE CLOWNS AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE!!! I FEEL LIKE THEY'RE GOING TO COME OUT OF THE COMPUTER SCREEN AFTER ME WITH A KNIFE...THEY'RE AWFUL!!!

And that's all I have to say, thank you.
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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

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Words are a game. Sometimes I play alone, but you are welcome to play, too.
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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

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I either close my eyes or turn the channel, I hate clowns it's a phobia.
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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

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That...was...mean... :(
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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

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a thick rope or cable for mooring or towing a ship

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So the ship didn't slip, Harry heartily hauled the hawser to the bollard on the wharf. Really! It's true. I'm not just stringing you along.
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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

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Words are a game. Sometimes I play alone, but you are welcome to play, too.
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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

Postby voralfred » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:54 am

In France, on a ship, there are grelins, amarres, filins, drisses, écoutes, haubans, etc. etc., but no cordes, which is what a "cul-terreux" (a hopelessly earthbound ignoramus - literally "earth-soiled-a**") would collectively call all of these. (In fact, there are a few objects actually called cordes, but one can understand why even using this word is taboo: they are used for hanging sailors, or for whipping them).
What about Flemish? Is the most common word used by the general population used on board ships, or is it forbidden? Or, maybe, are you such a seafaring people that there are no flemish equivalent of "cul-terreux", and every different piece of string has a specific name, so no generic equivalent of the french "corde" or the english "rope" exists at all?
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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

Postby Algot Runeman » Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:01 am



a strong cold north-westerly wind that blows through the Rhône valley and southern France towards the Mediterranean, mainly in winter.

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I'd like to request a mistrial, judging from the difficulty of finding a picture of the mistral, wind blowing down the Rhône valley.
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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

Postby sweetharleygirl » Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:47 am

I am so glad that Mistral is the word of the day! My favorite author wrote a book called Mistral's Kiss, in it Mistral is a faerie and can control storms but I never really knew what his name meant, now I do!! :D
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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

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Re: GAME: Word of the Day (WOTD)

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