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by LukeJavan8
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Loom
Replies: 3
Views: 309

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: 277

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: 611

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: 380

Re: Tomgirl

:)
by LukeJavan8
Wed Jan 23, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Dollop
Replies: 2
Views: 370

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: 420

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: 2252

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: 801

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: 1722

Re: Epiphany

:lol:
by LukeJavan8
Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Epiphany
Replies: 9
Views: 1722

Re: Epiphany

This interesting: "At present there are nine Orthodox patriarchates: Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem, Moscow, Georgia, Serbia, Romania, and Bulgaria. Except in the title, there is no difference between a patriarch and any other head of an autocephalous (independent) church."...
by LukeJavan8
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Epiphany
Replies: 9
Views: 1722

Re: Epiphany

I am surprised he did not declare himself a Patriarch. Isn't
Metropolitan sort of like an Archbishop of a major see?
by LukeJavan8
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Epiphany
Replies: 9
Views: 1722

Re: Epiphany

This will, however, further strain the relations between
Moscow and Kiev. One would wonder if Bartholomew
in Istanbul had any consultation from any serious counsel
before making his decision.
by LukeJavan8
Sun Dec 16, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Chimera
Replies: 1
Views: 435

Re: Chimera

I've heard of pre-born twins wherein one somehow absorbs the other
known as a chimera. I have little knowlege of neo-natal things.
Has anyone heard of this?
by LukeJavan8
Sat Dec 08, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Patulous
Replies: 2
Views: 533

Re: Patulous

:oops:
by LukeJavan8
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Nychthemeron
Replies: 2
Views: 434

Re: Nychthemeron

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