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by saparris
Sat Jun 28, 2014 11:55 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: Sigogglin
Replies: 5
Views: 4807

Re: Sigogglin

Take a look at this video, starting at 3 min, 5 sec.
by saparris
Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:37 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: Sigogglin
Replies: 5
Views: 4807

Re: Sigogglin

Sigogglin is probably archaic, as most of the entries below suggest, but it's interesting that National Geographic would give it a mention. As I said earlier, I have never heard the word in the SC or NC Piedmont, but one of my evening students from West Virginia had no problem defining it for me. ht...
by saparris
Fri Jun 27, 2014 11:13 am
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: Sigogglin
Replies: 5
Views: 4807

Re: Sigogglin

Thanks for the links. I've never seem the word in print.

Personally, I think it's a great word to describe how someone might walk after spending an hour or so on a barstool.
by saparris
Fri May 23, 2014 2:41 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Humble
Replies: 30
Views: 8069

Re: Humble

I've had my share of hamburgers and hot dogs. I was mildly disputing the use of "an historical."

I know people say it, but it goes against the a/an rule regarding articles that precede consonant/vowel sounds. And it sounds hifalutin to boot.
by saparris
Thu May 22, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Humble
Replies: 30
Views: 8069

Re: Humble

Re the "Notes" section, I don't pronounce "historical" with a silent h, and I don't say "an historical event." Nor have I ever ordered an hamburger or an hot dog.

Am I alone in these quirks?
by saparris
Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:56 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XIX
Replies: 25
Views: 11443

Re: Group Poem XIX

Many thanks.

SAP
by saparris
Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:14 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XIX
Replies: 25
Views: 11443

Re: Group Poem XIX

The Sainting of Saint Valentine Before we canonize this man, there should be intercourse Let us with lusty voices pray for God's all-guiding force Then lead us to a pleasing climax when the meeting's done And now 'tis my desire that we proceed to Item One He's dead for sure? No man can stay erect a...
by saparris
Fri Feb 21, 2014 2:52 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XIX
Replies: 25
Views: 11443

Re: Group Poem XIX

The Sainting of Saint Valentine Before we canonize this man, there should be intercourse Let us with lusty voices pray for God's all-guiding force Then lead us to a pleasing climax when the meeting's done And now 'tis my desire that we proceed to Item One He's dead for sure? No man can stay erect a...
by saparris
Thu Feb 20, 2014 1:45 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XIX
Replies: 25
Views: 11443

Re: Group Poem XIX

The Sainting of Saint Valentine Before we canonize this man, there should be intercourse Let us with lusty voices pray for God's all-guiding force Then lead us to a pleasing climax when the meeting's done And now 'tis my desire that we proceed to Item One He's dead for sure? No man can stay erect a...
by saparris
Thu Feb 20, 2014 12:28 am
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XIX
Replies: 25
Views: 11443

Re: Group Poem XIX

The Sainting of Saint Valentine Before we canonize this man, there should be intercourse Let us with lusty voices pray for God's all-guiding force Then lead us to a pleasing climax when the meeting's done And now 'tis my desire that we proceed to Item One He's dead for sure? No man can stay erect a...
by saparris
Wed Feb 19, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XIX
Replies: 25
Views: 11443

Re: Group Poem XIX

The Sainting of Saint Valentine Before we canonize this man, there should be intercourse Let us with lusty voices pray for God's all-guiding force Then lead us to a pleasing climax when the meeting's done And now 'tis my desire that we proceed to Item One He's dead for sure? No man can stay erect a...
by saparris
Wed Feb 19, 2014 12:54 am
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XIX
Replies: 25
Views: 11443

Re: Group Poem XIX

The Sainting of Saint Valentine Before we canonize this man, there should be intercourse Let us with lusty voices pray for God's all-guiding force Then lead us to a pleasing climax when the meeting's done And now 'tis my desire that we proceed to Item One He's dead for sure? No man can stay erect a...
by saparris
Tue Feb 18, 2014 3:48 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XIX
Replies: 25
Views: 11443

Re: Group Poem XIX

The Sainting of Saint Valentine Before we canonize this man, there should be intercourse Let us with lusty voices pray for God's all-guiding force Then lead us to a pleasing climax when the meeting's done And now 'tis my desire that we proceed to Item One He's dead for sure? No man can stay erect a...
by saparris
Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:35 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XIX
Replies: 25
Views: 11443

Re: Group Poem XIX

The Sainting of Saint Valentine Before we canonize this man, there should be intercourse Let us with lusty voices pray for God's all-guiding force Then lead us to a pleasing climax when the meeting's done And now 'tis my desire that we proceed to Item One He's dead for sure? No man can stay erect a...
by saparris
Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XIX
Replies: 25
Views: 11443

Re: Group Poem XIX

The Sainting of Saint Valentine Before we canonize this man, there should be intercourse Let us with lusty voices pray for God's all-guiding force Then lead us to a pleasing climax when the meeting's done And now 'tis my desire that we proceed to Item One He's dead for sure? No man can stay erect a...

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