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by LukeJavan8
Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Savant
Replies: 2
Views: 281

Re: Savant

The current TV show, "The Good Doctor", is dealing relatively
well with autism and savantism, played by Freddie Highmore.
by LukeJavan8
Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Site News
Topic: Dr. Goodword Returns (from a Bermuda Vacation)
Replies: 1
Views: 10652

Re: Dr. Goodword Returns (from a Bermuda Vacation)

Been there, I am sure you had a beautiful time.
Is that the reason for the fact I've not received
a 'word' for a few days, or have I been unsubscribed again?
by LukeJavan8
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: Close
Replies: 0
Views: 346

Close

As used in UK addresses:
Jasmine Close, Sketty, Swansea.
by LukeJavan8
Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Mogul
Replies: 2
Views: 266

Re: Mogul

You are right, it is good.
by LukeJavan8
Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Ballyhoo
Replies: 3
Views: 628

Re: Ballyhoo

aye-aye, here
by LukeJavan8
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: -ump words
Replies: 3
Views: 586

Re: -ump words

Yes, most interesting.
by LukeJavan8
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Foment
Replies: 3
Views: 483

Re: Foment

Scotch and ice cream works for me.
by LukeJavan8
Fri Oct 27, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: Penchant
Replies: 2
Views: 683

Penchant

as in "she has a penchant for hour long phone conversations, much
to my chagrin."
by LukeJavan8
Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Worry
Replies: 2
Views: 329

Re: Worry

Mi grandmither of sainted mem'ry used
it a lot in the sense of def. 2 above, which prompted
my query. She'd say "you worry that so much it will break", and
such like.
by LukeJavan8
Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Primogeniture
Replies: 3
Views: 639

Re: Primogeniture

Per the last decade the first born, male or female, can inherit the throne. But Princess Charlottes offspring will not inherit any title whereas her brothers will. Primogeniture in UK still pretty much male oriented. As Princess Anne's kids got no title. Belgium, Holland, Sweden, etc. firstborn can ...
by LukeJavan8
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Probity
Replies: 3
Views: 292

Re: Probity

yes.
by LukeJavan8
Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Waif
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Re: Waif

Another word which brings to mind Oliver Twist.
by LukeJavan8
Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Corporeal
Replies: 3
Views: 507

Re: Corporeal

And in the Catholic Church the "corporal" is the square
piece of cloth placed on the altar upon which the
bread and wine to be consecrated are placed during
the Eucharist or the Mass.
by LukeJavan8
Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Avatar
Replies: 1
Views: 190

Re: Avatar

Why no avatar on this site, Perry?
by LukeJavan8
Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Rapscallion
Replies: 1
Views: 142

Re: Rapscallion

This word always gives me visions of the gang in Oliver Twist,
notably the Artful Dodger.

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