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by thejazzgirl
Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:45 am
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: dishabille
Replies: 9
Views: 3196

following your suggestion... The femme fatale, not so innocent, purposely positioned every hair out of place, every slip of the gown to entice her love interest. Perhaps Dumb was not the right word, but fox was.
by thejazzgirl
Mon Oct 11, 2010 11:07 am
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: Bleat / Bleating
Replies: 1
Views: 1355

Bleat / Bleating

My cat persuades me to play with her several times a day with a bleating sound that is irresistible. She sounds like a little sheep.
by thejazzgirl
Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:53 am
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: dishabille
Replies: 9
Views: 3196

Slava- as in the saying - Dumb as a fox?
by thejazzgirl
Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:46 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: ALREADY
Replies: 7
Views: 2742

Completed action?

Completed action?
by thejazzgirl
Thu Oct 07, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: dhimmitude
Replies: 1
Views: 1141

dhimmitude

exclusion or inclusion
by thejazzgirl
Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:07 am
Forum: WELCOME HOME!
Topic: help me understand this proverb please...
Replies: 16
Views: 19350

My Guess

Could it mean that he is related to an aristocrat, or his ancestors were aristocrats? Which is kind of redundant in a round about way. I was married to a Dutch man, but all that is left is the paper, ha! Which brings up another possibility.
by thejazzgirl
Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:48 am
Forum: Slang
Topic: The Slang Generation Checkup
Replies: 46
Views: 78845

many shame's to you! I'm shaking my 1960's finger, funny

It is a somewhat entertaining site, but not always easy to navigate and of doubtful accuracy--like Wikipedia! You have to wonder about a site that invites you to post your own "factual" articles. Did you know during the Revolutionary War there was a Battle of Left Elbow? I didn't either u...
by thejazzgirl
Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:20 am
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: agnosia
Replies: 6
Views: 2588

But did you recognize it at face value?

LukeJavan8 wrote:Yes, I saw it.
by thejazzgirl
Sun Sep 12, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: CALABASH
Replies: 9
Views: 3043

I know where you are, My father was from Spartanburg.

LukeJavan8 wrote:I'd consider that a plus: keeps out the unwanted
and preserves what is valuable. Something this
site could use. Congress as well.
by thejazzgirl
Sun Sep 12, 2010 10:14 am
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: Kindle
Replies: 2
Views: 1351

Kindle

A word that is sure to confuse someone with spark of passion. But passion for what? A lover's heart? Or a fictitious character in an e-book?
by thejazzgirl
Mon Aug 23, 2010 9:25 am
Forum: WELCOME HOME!
Topic: Help finding good words or phrases
Replies: 4
Views: 8314

one word value

Would a word as simple as "credits" for the second situation work?
by thejazzgirl
Mon Aug 02, 2010 7:33 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: SUPERCILIOUS
Replies: 7
Views: 3713

Thanks for the morning laugh.

Thanks for the morning laugh pertaining to the size of the can. I almost spit out my coffee...
Please don't put a lid on it!
by thejazzgirl
Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:36 am
Forum: WELCOME HOME!
Topic: Looking for a word - please
Replies: 10
Views: 26459

A dollar here, a dollar there

Earlier someone stated currency and I think that is as close as it gets, UNLESS we are doing a little shopping in Mexico. Although a U.S. dollar may be preferred over their Peso. ($)

I just noticed peso has been posted. I'm not so bright after-all.
by thejazzgirl
Sun May 30, 2010 10:33 am
Forum: Grammar
Topic: What does make the difference?
Replies: 4
Views: 7506

What does make the difference?

Over the past couple of years folks have been saying... as a reply to a question.
"It doesn't make a difference".
I think the statement should be...
"It doesn't make any difference". Please tell me what you think.

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