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defenestrate

Postby gwray » Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:07 am

most impressive use of the word is in "A Nauseous Nocturne" from Calvin & Hobbes http://bradshawfamily.net/~samuel/comic ... /poems.php
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Re: defenestrate

Postby Philip Hudson » Fri Feb 22, 2013 2:00 pm

gwray:

Welcome and post often.

You should have posted this under the Good Word defenestrate instead of starting a thread for it. Usually the Good Doctor is the only one who should initiate a Good Word and he just recently initiated this one. Your Calvin and Hobbes reference is interesting. I suggest you repost it under the Good Word defenestrate. I do not know how this thread can be deleted but it should be to avoid duplication. If you have a new word to suggest, post it under Good Word Suggestions. That is were members initiate Good Word threads. Defenestrate has already been featured there also.

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Re: defenestrate

Postby Perry Lassiter » Fri Feb 22, 2013 3:26 pm

And thanks for the reminder of that great comic strip that I keep hoping will un-defenstrate!
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Re: defenestrate

Postby LukeJavan8 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 7:06 pm

Welcome gwray
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Re: defenestrate

Postby Slava » Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:09 am

Quite coincidentally, Michael Quinion on his site World Wide Words, had a nice piece on this word recently. If anyone cares to see it, here it is.
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Re: defenestrate

Postby LukeJavan8 » Mon Mar 04, 2013 2:51 pm

I liked the part about the intercession of the Virgin Mary
vs. landing in the manure pile. The root of
religious divisions never ceases to amaze me.
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Re: defenestrate

Postby Perry Lassiter » Mon Mar 04, 2013 5:23 pm

Would a Unitarian credit Mary with maneuvering them into the manure pile?
Thanks for the ref to Quinlon. I bookmarked his site.
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Re: defenestrate

Postby gailr » Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:16 pm

I have ancestors from that area; I shall have to ask mom what they said while falling...

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Re: defenestrate

Postby LukeJavan8 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:13 pm

Perry Lassiter wrote:Would a Unitarian credit Mary with maneuvering them into the manure pile?
Thanks for the ref to Quinlon. I bookmarked his site.


It's a great site. Hope you subscribed to the weekly
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Re: defenestrate

Postby LukeJavan8 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:14 pm

Thanks to whomever found my little avatar guy
and brought him home.


I found out it was 'saparris' of the poetry section on
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