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by LukeJavan8
Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Periphery
Replies: 8
Views: 1450

Re: Periphery

Totally agree: that link is superb.
by LukeJavan8
Sun Jul 12, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Hokey-Pokey
Replies: 1
Views: 336

Re: Hokey-Pokey

Catholics centuries heard the consecration of the Bread into the Body of Christ, in their faith, during the Canon of the Mass or the Eucharistic Prayer. These words were enunciated and the priest's voice was raised particularly with these words: "Hoc est enim corpus meum" (this is my body) Hocest co...
by LukeJavan8
Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: chatteration
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Re: chatteration

Especially as the sun rises. And in the case of certain birds, mostly
in my neighborhood the wrens. I have a wren house outside my
patio door and the chatteration there is constant.
by LukeJavan8
Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Inkhorn
Replies: 1
Views: 318

Re: Inkhorn

I'm sure there are many uses of the the horn, the first to come to
mind is for holding gunpowder.
by LukeJavan8
Sat Jun 13, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Anniversary
Replies: 7
Views: 810

Re: Anniversary

Congratulations and Many Years More to
Dr. and Mrs. Goodword.
by LukeJavan8
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Charabanc
Replies: 1
Views: 304

Re: Charabanc

Amazing how something as simple as "car" can have an
interesting background/
by LukeJavan8
Tue May 26, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Infantry
Replies: 8
Views: 886

Re: Infantry

You had me going for a minute. Infantile: I get it now.
It's now Alzheimers, but certainly is half-timers,part-timers, or
maybe sometimers. My bad, sorry.
by LukeJavan8
Tue May 26, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Infantry
Replies: 8
Views: 886

Re: Infantry

This discussion has grown rather infantile. :roll:
You're more than welcome to back out of the conversation.
If you've nothing to contribute don't call names.
by LukeJavan8
Mon May 25, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Infantry
Replies: 8
Views: 886

Re: Infantry

Or perhaps "the last line of defense": the beasts, the non-speaking.
Not really clear, here, Doc.
by LukeJavan8
Wed May 13, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Kidology
Replies: 4
Views: 665

Re: Kidology

It seems there is a panoply of words about kids too:
gamin, scamps, rapscallions, urchins, kids, rug eaters, ankle biters, and on and on.
by LukeJavan8
Tue May 12, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Hector
Replies: 13
Views: 1737

Re: Hector

most interesting and informative research. Thanks.
by LukeJavan8
Tue May 12, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Mother
Replies: 7
Views: 880

Re: Mother

Thank you, Iain, for getting out the answer to Luke while I whiled away the day.
The sun has just come out, though we're supposed to be raining still, but at least the sky is still clouded.
Maybe I'll have to be a bit less vinagery for the rest of the day.
:)
by LukeJavan8
Mon May 11, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Hector
Replies: 13
Views: 1737

Re: Hector

I've never heard of 'hector' as to 'nag', but have seen and heard
of the word 'heckle' in a similar way, to bother, to nag.
by LukeJavan8
Mon May 11, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Gander
Replies: 7
Views: 1018

Re: Gander

The 9/11 situation is most familiar to me too.
by LukeJavan8
Mon May 11, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Mother
Replies: 7
Views: 880

Re: Mother

Thanks, Iain.

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