Even after a doughty effort, I sometimes lack the inspiration for a witty WotD comeback.Algot Runeman wrote:doughty
Daffy Duck was doughty, though Elmer Fudd wanted him doughier... pour en faire un pâtéAlgot Runeman wrote:doughty
Pronunciation: /ˈdaʊti /
adjective (doughtier, doughtiest)
archaic or humorous
Brave and persistent: his doughty spirit kept him going
The lunch was a terrible disappointment.Algot Runeman wrote:scuncheon
Scalloped scuncheons could become a new way for an architeturally inspired chef to turn his hors-d'œuvres into chef-d'œuvres.Algot Runeman wrote:It is clear that Tom is wise. Suspicious odors from seafood are best to avoid. Adding the scallops to the scuncheon sounds like the beginning of a new window design with mouldings carved to resemble foodstuffs.
I'm sure that Ivanhoe (Roger Moore?), after secretly partaking of Genièvre's temptations, would certainly be quite picaresque. Also very picturesque ...Algot Runeman wrote: ... Does Ivanhoe qualify as picaresque?
Algot Runeman wrote:E.P.S.,
Did you read The Once and Future King by T.H. White as part of your Arthurian reading? It was the book of choice for me, though I admit, my favorite section was that of Arthur's youth. I was a kid still. All that later stuff was less interesting somehow. I did later really like Ivanhoe, though. Does Ivanhoe qualify as picaresque?
I have a rule of thumb to recognise/filter out scams. If an *unsolicited* offer tries to influence my latent acquisitive streak, I consider it a scam to avoid/ignore/delete. And most certainly when the offer seems too good to be true.Algot Runeman wrote:acquisitive
Yes, exactly.voralfred wrote:Well, Some people might actually take advantage of this proposal: a one legged person might ask to buy just one shoe, and then get another, for the same foot, for free....
To restore a missing tooth one can insert a Titanium implant + a ceramic crown.Algot Runeman wrote:pontificate