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Caroline 06.09.2007 12:36

Re: Word of the day
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Polorise (Post 101155)
Perspicacious .... sadly little used. Had it once in a reference letter.

.....a new one on me but like it. Will make it my mission today to squeeze it in to general convo.

grumpygrapefruit 06.09.2007 12:42

Re: Word of the day
 
Jack-A-Napes

recently read it in HG Wells' Kipps - referring to any Tom, Dick or Harry

terryhall 06.09.2007 12:47

Re: Word of the day
 
Lollygagging. Lollygagger. To Lollygag.

Caroline 06.09.2007 12:48

Re: Word of the day
 
I also love using troglodyte, wizened, surreptitious, diaphanous to name but a few...think its all in the phonetics

chemgoddess 06.09.2007 12:53

Re: Word of the day
 
Phantasmagoria:

1. A shifting series or succession of things seen or imagined, as in a dream.
2. Any constantly changing scene.

06.09.2007 12:53

Re: Word of the day
 
ABSQUATULATE

Polorise 06.09.2007 12:55

Re: Word of the day
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by terryhall (Post 101255)
Lollygagging. Lollygagger. To Lollygag.

description of you in the Tallacker then ? ;)

terryhall 06.09.2007 12:56

Re: Word of the day
 
From JVC's link - Skedaddle. Excellent word.

terryhall 06.09.2007 12:57

Re: Word of the day
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Polorise (Post 101263)
description of you in the Tallacker then ? ;)

Yeah maybe, but I got there in the end... ;)

Polorise 06.09.2007 13:04

Re: Word of the day
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by terryhall (Post 101266)
Yeah maybe, but I got there in the end... ;)

was she effervescent ?

:D

terryhall 06.09.2007 13:05

Re: Word of the day
 
I'm afraid you have me utterly discombobulated with that one...

chemgoddess 06.09.2007 16:50

Re: Word of the day
 
salacious, lascivious, lecherous

Polorise 06.09.2007 16:54

Re: Word of the day
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by chemgoddess (Post 101401)
salacious, lascivious, lecherous

form an orderly queue ....

terryhall 06.09.2007 17:01

Re: Word of the day
 
Exemplary!

Polorise 06.09.2007 17:05

Re: Word of the day
 
I'm aspeptic, frasmotic, almost computous to cause you such sincere incombobulations!!!!

Surprised that no one has got round to this -


chemgoddess 10.09.2007 09:43

Re: Word of the day
 
egregious, ignoramous, pettifogger

Oldhand 10.09.2007 09:52

Re: Word of the day
 
How about Paraphernalia? another one of me mums.

"I want you out of this room now and take all yer paraphernalia with you"!

chemgoddess 10.09.2007 09:55

Re: Word of the day
 
Paraphernalia to me has always had a very specific meaning. Mainly relating to drugs. Is that why your mom was kicking you out?:D

Quote:

Originally Posted by Oldhand (Post 102436)
How about Paraphernalia? another one of me mums.

"I want you out of this room now and take all yer paraphernalia with you"!


Oldhand 10.09.2007 10:01

Re: Word of the day
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by chemgoddess (Post 102437)
Paraphernalia to me has always had a very specific meaning. Mainly relating to drugs. Is that why your mom was kicking you out?:D

:D Nah, that was long before i even knew about them:p

Polorise 10.09.2007 10:01

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Grody ... horrifying, outrageous


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