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Old 13.01.2008, 17:32
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I can't remember whether I knew it from Yorkshire, but it's certainly in common usage around Newcastle and Sunderland.

Its a word that you can have a lot of fun with in switzerland. ie, when a swiss person asks you what a stange is in english and you are in an english bar.......
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Old 13.01.2008, 17:41
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Its a word that you can have a lot of fun with in switzerland. ie, when a swiss person asks you what a stange is in english and you are in an english bar.......
You are a cad, bounder and scoundrel, Sir!

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Old 15.01.2008, 12:43
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Re: Word of the day

There are some fabulous words in the medical world too. Scaborous, oozing, pustule, flacid, buboe, syphalitic, compromised it never failed to amaze me when I heard a good one. I am rather fond of bronchial and tubercular as well as electroencephalograph.
Integral is a good word as is decry. That's all from me, over and out
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Old 15.01.2008, 13:37
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flacid, buboe,
You must have seen me on my Christmas hols.
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Old 15.01.2008, 21:24
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Re: Word of the day

Here's a plethora of words for you. Always been partial to a spot of ballyhoo.


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Old 16.01.2008, 10:12
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Brilliant pie chart, I am partial to knavery and tomfoolery. In all honesty, it sums up the first job I had when I left school. If only all working life could be that much fun.
Discombobulate and mirth are my contributions today
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ennui \on-WEE\, noun:
A feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction arising from lack of interest; boredom.
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ennui \on-WEE\, noun:
A feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction arising from lack of interest; boredom.
So, in a sentence could you say... "Consumed with ennui, she perused the new posts in hope of satisfaction."?
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So, in a sentence could you say... "Consumed with ennui, she perused the new posts in hope of satisfaction."?
Glad to see you have been suitably rehabilitated from redness.
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Glad to see you have been suitably rehabilitated from redness.
Just coz I can spell satisfacton?
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Old 15.02.2008, 14:42
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Re: Word of the day

I'm not sure if we've already had "Discombobulation", but if not, I highly recommend it.
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"Pustulation" has a nice ring to it.
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Old 15.02.2008, 15:15
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Re: Word of the day

I like Oink.
Makes me laugh and is worth saying at lease once a day...its a .good onomatopoeia.
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Old 18.02.2008, 19:36
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Re: Word of the day

Wazzock.

As in, "C.J. de Mooi is a wazzock"
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Old 18.02.2008, 23:34
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Being a pillock can take it's toll, being a berk ain't no better.
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Old 19.02.2008, 06:05
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C*ntstruck

It does exactly what it says on the tin
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Old 19.02.2008, 10:48
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Re: Word of the day

Oldhand, you are aware that Berk is rhyming slang for Berkley Hunt?
Numpty is an excellent word, not rude (I don't think) and able to be used for all age groups
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Old 19.02.2008, 11:30
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Re: Word of the day

gamomania - obsession with issuing odd marriage proposals

English is such a wonderful language ....
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Berkley Hunt...
James Blunt?
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Re: Word of the day

Gooner, that depends on how you view him
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