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by LukeJavan8
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Charivari
Replies: 5
Views: 577

Re: Charivari

And thanks for sharing that magnificent story.
by LukeJavan8
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Molassitude
Replies: 2
Views: 203

Re: Molassitude

:lol:
by LukeJavan8
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Floccinaucinihilipilification
Replies: 4
Views: 407

Re: Floccinaucinihilipilification

The Welch town of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch has always fascinated me since 6th grade when there was a picture of the town's sign at the RR station was in my geography book. I was very delighted to be able to visit the town on the Island of Angelsey and asked a boy th...
by LukeJavan8
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Periodic
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Re: Periodic

Not to forget the periodic table of elements.
(which I now see is mentioned, and I tried to
delete this submission, which cannot be done
in this forum, which makes me wonder why
there is a spot at the bottom of the page
to do so.)
by LukeJavan8
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Charivari
Replies: 5
Views: 577

Re: Charivari

And of course tin/aluminum cans, and car horns blaring.
by LukeJavan8
Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Floccinaucinihilipilification
Replies: 4
Views: 407

Re: Floccinaucinihilipilification

I can pronounce it ever since it was in WOTD, which was
associated with Doc years ago.
It is positively my favorite word.
by LukeJavan8
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Loom
Replies: 3
Views: 405

Re: Loom

..and the connection to the cloth making apparatus?
by LukeJavan8
Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Handsel
Replies: 1
Views: 325

Re: Handsel

A new one to me. I've never heard of the word nor the custom, but
I like the idea and custom.

I wonder if there is any relation between this and the custom
of folks in a new business framing the first dollar they earn
as their shop opens?
by LukeJavan8
Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Betray
Replies: 5
Views: 728

Re: Betray

I"d prefer if politics were kept to the PM section of this
site.
by LukeJavan8
Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Tomgirl
Replies: 2
Views: 446

Re: Tomgirl

:)
by LukeJavan8
Wed Jan 23, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Dollop
Replies: 2
Views: 437

Re: Dollop

Put a dollop of ice cream and a splodge of whipped cream on
top of that pie too, please. Sounds yummy. Oh and heat the pie
as well.
by LukeJavan8
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Prandial
Replies: 2
Views: 468

Re: Prandial

I am just presuming here, but were these prandials of an
alcoholic nature?
by LukeJavan8
Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Hash
Replies: 10
Views: 2408

Re: Hash

NatGeo now pubishes a magazine called National Geographic HISTORY. In the November/December2018 issue there is an article about the group which originated in Iran/Persia and filtered to Syria/Lebanon calling themselves the Assassins. Our discussion above is all correct, but the connection to Iran is...
by LukeJavan8
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Yule
Replies: 2
Views: 858

Re: Yule

I'm sure it is just some small thing I missed in my education over the years, but does anyone know why, despite the Winter Solstice the days are still getting shorter? Sunset is now after five pm and sunrise moving closer to 8 am (central time: usa). I've been really curious and would really like to...
by LukeJavan8
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Epiphany
Replies: 9
Views: 1850

Re: Epiphany

:lol:

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