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Abecedarian

Postby drsved » Thu May 31, 2012 11:27 am

It's elementary!
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Postby Slava » Thu May 31, 2012 9:05 pm

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

So, are you Holmes or Watson?
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Postby Perry Lassiter » Fri Jun 01, 2012 12:49 am

Either way, you are welcome to the Agora.
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Postby Philip Hudson » Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:16 am

drsved: Thanks for the word Abecedarian.
Slava and Perry, especially Perry who should know, Abecedarianism was a 16th century Anabaptist cult that shunned all learning, even the ABCs. We have them today, I once heard a self taught preacher call The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary a Theological Cemetery.
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Postby Slava » Sun Jul 29, 2012 12:23 am

Abecedarian insult “Sir, you are an apogenous, bovaristic, coprolalial, dasypygal, excerebrose, facinorous, gnathonic, hircine, ithyphallic, jumentous, kyphotic, labrose, mephitic, napiform, oligophrenial, papuliferous, quisquilian, rebarbative, saponaceous, thersitical, unguinous, ventripotent, wlatsome, xylocephalous, yirning zoophyte.”
The Superior Person’s Book of Words, by Peter Bowler, 1985.
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Postby Perry Lassiter » Sun Jul 29, 2012 12:47 pm

Enough good words there for a month from Mr Bowler (not Bowdler).
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Postby Perry Lassiter » Sun Jul 29, 2012 12:49 pm

PS- did you see my post on abecedary?
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