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by LukeJavan8
Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Clickbait
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Re: Clickbait

I ran into one in a BBC news feed. Picture of Barron Trump with the
words "You'd be surprised at the President's son's IQ." Clickbaiting(?)
it there came up 25 persons with their IQ, but never Barron.
by LukeJavan8
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Reckon
Replies: 1
Views: 114

Re: Reckon

Amazing how a word from PIE got around the way it did, reckon.
by LukeJavan8
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Site News
Topic: We are on the new e-mail server
Replies: 11
Views: 714

Re: We are on the new e-mail server

I received the Sunday mailing and Today's.
Monday and Tuesday were missing.
by LukeJavan8
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Clerihew
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: Clerihew

While I've heard the George III one, I've never heard what
such poems were called. Clerihew: what a good word.
by LukeJavan8
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Site News
Topic: We are on the new e-mail server
Replies: 11
Views: 714

Re: We are on the new e-mail server

More than a surprise, I was absolutely shocked. But elated
as well, Bravo, Doc and Andrew! Thanks so much for your
work and endeavors in this and I am so very appreciative.
by LukeJavan8
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Site News
Topic: Switching e-mail servers
Replies: 1
Views: 699

Re: Switching e-mail servers

Lots of luck,looking forward to it. This is my favorite daily mail.
by LukeJavan8
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Agog
Replies: 3
Views: 407

Re: Agog

I always think of those two biblical king: Medod, megog, or some
such thing.
by LukeJavan8
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Erewhon
Replies: 3
Views: 272

Re: Erewhon

:D
Sort of like our 'podunk'.
by LukeJavan8
Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Erewhon
Replies: 3
Views: 272

Re: Erewhon

A book I might have to look into. Sounds interesting.
Certainly never heard of it before.
by LukeJavan8
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Pinchpenny
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Re: Pinchpenny

I always pick up pennies I find on the street. I guess I am a
pinchpenny.
by LukeJavan8
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Rhapsody
Replies: 3
Views: 283

Re: Rhapsody

well I guess I can appreciate that definition of rap. I had no idea
that one existed, and could have cared less, actually.
by LukeJavan8
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Spell
Replies: 1
Views: 210

Re: Spell

Ah, another memory of mi sainted grandmither who always
took time to 'sit for a spell'. Thanks for that memory.
by LukeJavan8
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Cupid
Replies: 1
Views: 170

Re: Cupid

A naked little boy with bow and arrows. It always amuses me.
Nothing further from love in my brain.
by LukeJavan8
Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Rhabdomancy
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Re: Rhabdomancy

considering its use is of little value, this is not a word I'll use.
by LukeJavan8
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Lachrymatory
Replies: 2
Views: 346

Re: Lachrymatory

What alcohol does to many:

makes them 'bellicose', (from war) belligerent
or amarose, stokes up the libido,
or comatose, blacked out,
or lacrymose, crying in their beer.

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