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Unguentous ? :? I prefer the related unctuous , though I guess that "oilyness" is more metaphorical. :) I saw the word in a nostalgic article about the Isley Brothers in reference to lead singer Ronald, calling him something like "maybe the most unctuous of the soul balladeers."
The kind of clickbait I don't like is the type like Luke described, where the link teases info about a person who is not included on the target website, or a "photo" of an event that never actually happened.
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Thanks Doc! I've always been able to see the site on my tablet OK, but I'd have to turn the phone sideways to see it, and then replying was a chore because the reply box would take up most of the screen. This helps greatly.
Doc, you posted two possible pronunciations of this word: the one I always thought was correct ("her ass" ), and the one I seem to hear all the time from the media ("Harris" ). Are both actually acceptable?
This etymology intrigued me enough to go and look up Jägermeister , which based on "yacht" I expected to have something to do with a high-ranking pirate. I was way off. Here's what I found: Curt Mast, the original distiller of Jägermeister and son of the founder Wilhelm, was an enthusiasti...
Because I've seen internecine so often used for discord within an organization or group (civil war, family feud, office cliques, etc.) I always assumed the origin had something to do with family or relationship.