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Old 01.02.2012, 14:04
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Whiffle..

A funky one.
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Old 01.02.2012, 23:53
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Whiffle..

A funky one.
Actually, funky itself is an interesting word, if you go back to its roots ...
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Old 13.02.2012, 13:29
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Actually, funky itself is an interesting word, if you go back to its roots ...
Really? Gota check..

Today's Special should be manky

and yesterday's was tsuji-giri, a Japanese Samurai word for "to try a new sword on a passer-by".

Neat.
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nabocklish, which means "don't meddle with it" in Irish Gaelic.
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Old 26.02.2012, 11:31
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Re: Word of Today

Spawn ... especially as applied to the annoying children of other people ...
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Torture.

She killed me, that dentist. Help!

Anyways, I wonder if there are different terms for different types of torture. Hmmm...
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Re: Word of Today

I like this

helele (SeSetho, Southern Africa), meaning hello

helele, tout le monde
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Old 22.05.2012, 22:06
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Re: Word of Today

petoschnok

no idea about spelling - a Swiss Romand word for 'Timbuctu' as in:

Je n'sais pas pourquoi il est parti Petoschnok! (like in a far away and mysterious/weird place).
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petoschnok

no idea about spelling - a Swiss Romand word for 'Timbuctu' as in:

Je n'sais pas pourquoi il est parti Petoschnok! (like in a far away and mysterious/weird place).
That's great. And it sounds Russian to me. You guys are so nice here. We use some other world for that meaning, ie I have no idea why he left to such a prdel. I can't translate it, it's that bad.
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Re: Word of Today

Of course I love my only word of Czech. I met a Czech woman on Sunday and we had a good chat. I told here I only knew one word or Czech and she asked which one. so I told her, and she fell about laughing. 'Why' she asked 'why'?

jezevets = badger
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Old 22.05.2012, 22:13
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Of course I love my only word of Czech. I met a Czech woman on Sunday and we had a good chat. I told here I only knew one word or Czech and she asked which one. so I told her, and she fell about laughing. 'Why' she asked 'why'?

jezevets = badger
Jezevec is a great word. Honestly, I almost fell over too, when you told me.
In Czech, though, jezevec is nice. Calm and dignified animal. Unless you call a guy that word, ie starej osklivej jezevec. Then it is quite mean, old cranky loner.
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Re: Word of Today

I became a badger specialist by accident in the UK. Saw one dead at the side of the road- stopped and had a good look. A youngster, perfect and no outward damage, had obviously been hit on the head by car bumper and killed outright. I'd never seen one before. So I asked our neighbour the vet if he knew where I could see a live one. He gave me the contact for the local badger group and someone took me out on a badger watch - to see cubs play at the sett. Amazing - and I was hooked.

Will have to take your little one badger watching when she is a bit older. There is a large sett in the woods right behind our house here.
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Re: Word of Today

Badger watching! Yes yes, so nice.

Todays Special Werd is...

shubie

so truz. Not sure what to call this phenomenon in regular English (sorry for the lack of tact )

and

quirkyalone would take the 2nd place, right after the shubie. I wonder if one can be both, believably.
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I am sorry but today's special is a dung ball

I went to the Museum of Natural History in Geneva yesterday, just to learn a new word, imagine, they had a pretty big poop expo. Interactive.
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Old 16.07.2012, 11:36
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I am sorry but today's special is a dung ball

I went to the Museum of Natural History in Geneva yesterday, just to learn a new word, imagine, they had a pretty big poop expo. Interactive.
To go with that, you really need the true definition of a dag.

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/dag
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To go with that, you really need the true definition of a dag.

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/dag
You are dag.

Hahaha, the definition made me laugh. Great word.

Today's Special is izraf which in Persian means producing ingenious, witty children
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You are dag.

Hahaha, the definition made me laugh. Great word.

Today's Special is izraf which in Persian means producing ingenious, witty children
So, my parents izrafed?
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So, my parents izrafed?
They must have izrafed hardcore

But so have you, guys, innit..

Today's Special is hippoppolli, it's supposed to be an Icelandic word for jumping into puddles..
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Old 17.07.2012, 15:14
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A trans lilit is advertising her services in our local paper.

That's my new word of the day.
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Re: Word of Today

Dephlogisticate is my favourite new word ... "I'm fire-proof!".
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