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by Brazilian dude
Mon Jul 24, 2006 11:23 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: OMNIFARIOUS
Replies: 6
Views: 4937

Yeah, I was going to say the same. It sounds more like terrifying, spooky to me. And I'm a Romance speaker *and have known this word for ages!

* Come over baby, give me some sugar, hahaha.

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Sun Jul 23, 2006 11:12 am
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: harlequin
Replies: 30
Views: 15220

And so does 70% or so of the English vocabulary!

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Sun Jul 23, 2006 10:09 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: BILLET-DOUX
Replies: 3
Views: 3254

Today's romantic word is so fresh from French, it still uses not only the French pronunciation but also the French plural: billets-doux. Well, the French pronunciation would be more like bee-yay du, which was the way I mentally read the word when I saw it. Billet today means "ticket, receipt&q...
by Brazilian dude
Sat Jul 22, 2006 10:38 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: NIGGARDLY
Replies: 44
Views: 25881

In case some of you haven't listened to it.
by Brazilian dude
Fri Jul 21, 2006 11:13 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: NIGGARDLY
Replies: 44
Views: 25881

Australian would make more sense- Spanish, French, Portuguese (lagartixa, B.D.?),

Precisamente.

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Wed Jul 19, 2006 1:57 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: THROE
Replies: 12
Views: 13350

This forum is turning into a mess.

Not that I have anything against it. :D
by Brazilian dude
Wed Jul 19, 2006 12:25 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: uberty
Replies: 31
Views: 29758

I know, I know, you're talking about Luke Skywalker. I'm not that ignorant, sheesh.
by Brazilian dude
Wed Jul 19, 2006 12:24 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: uberty
Replies: 31
Views: 29758

Funny you said Luke. A lot of American friends of mine call me Looch.

Luciano Eduardo de Oliveira, para servi-lo e protegê-lo.
by Brazilian dude
Tue Jul 18, 2006 10:43 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: SNOBOCRACY
Replies: 2
Views: 3032

"Haifa Lutin worked on Wall Street for 20 years until she made enough money to join the New York snobocracy."

What happened to Phil Anders? Immune to snobocracy?

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Tue Jul 18, 2006 10:40 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: quiescent
Replies: 15
Views: 8407

Real lady charmer there, BD. I always did hear that latin men were, well...

Whatever they have told you is wrong. Don't believe them. I'm the walking proof that's a load of baloney!

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Tue Jul 18, 2006 10:38 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: uberty
Replies: 31
Views: 29758

No, just more familiarity with the words of a firebrand of the American Revolution, Patrick Henry, and the ultimate line of his most famous speech.

I thought the original words were Give me liberty or give me death!

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:06 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: quiescent
Replies: 15
Views: 8407

"If you bite them just right they won't scream on the way down."

Oh, just now do I realize this is what I was supposed to tell the ladies last week. Ouch!

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:03 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: uberty
Replies: 31
Views: 29758

I'm so disappointed that no one has replied to my horrible play on words. And I didn't say anything simply because I didn't get it. :oops: Isn't it funny that the penny dropped immediately the second time I read it without having read everyone else's comments first? Maybe my brain needs some adapta...
by Brazilian dude
Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:55 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: BLACKGUARD
Replies: 5
Views: 3644

Good thing that whose name I dare not speak is not here. He would have started a fuss if he had seen this word.

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:51 am
Forum: Spelling
Topic: kind of bread
Replies: 26
Views: 44827

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Latin/French + Portuguese/Spanish? Sounds good to me. :)

Brazilian dude

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