Coolest Word Ever

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Defenestration,
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the act of throwing someone out of a window

- Is definitly the coolest word ever. I challenge all to find one suprerior. :tongue2:

(Contraantidisestablishimentarianism doesn't count)
 

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My vote is for paneity: The quality of being bread.
 
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...although I have always been a fan of quonking.
 
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Ivan Seeking said:
...although I have always been a fan of quonking.
*sigh* :rolleyes: Another word I now have to look up.

Okay, looked it up, and found this! Have a field day! http://home.mn.rr.com/wwftd/abc.htm [Broken]
 
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Moonbear said:
*sigh* :rolleyes: Another word I now have to look up.

Well, you are a boffin.
 
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Here is one that I use in S&D: bogometer :biggrin:
 
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I don't know if you'd consider it cool or not, but I never cease to be amused by 'snorkel'.
 
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Smurf said:
Defenestration,
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the act of throwing someone out of a window
Defenestration comes from fenestra, the latin for window.

Fenetre (missing an accent) is also window in french.
 
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Anybody ever use crocus cloth for anything?
 
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Does anyone like self-defecating humor?
 
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My faviorate is Sesquipedalian.... Given to the use of long words.
 
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ivan seeking said:
My vote is for paneity
Hmm I should've known Ivan would come up with some fierce competition.
 
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Ivan Seeking said:
Well, you are a boffin.
:biggrin: Good thing I kept that page open. :rofl: For a moment there, I thought you might be suggesting I was a bosthoon.

Oh, crikey, in the process, I found out what a boojum is, finally!
 
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Janitor said:
Anybody ever use crocus cloth for anything?
Yes.

(10 char)
 
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Use this link http://www.answers.com/ to download a neat program. Click on a word and immediately you’re provided with the definition and can chose other options besides the dictionary,i.e.:

"Answers.com is also a start toward a new search paradigm... real instant information, not just links to pages where that information may, or may not, be found. I urge you to try it."

de·fen·es·tra·tion n. An act of throwing someone or something out of a window.

Paneity - the quality of being bread; e.g., the paneity of the eucharistic bread

Quonking - also quonk [imitative] noise (as from conversation) that disturbs or disrupts a television or radio program due to proximity to the microphones or cameras; or, noise from the sidelines that interrupts an athlete's (or a performer's) concentration
(both of these are vallidated Scrabble words)

bof·fin also Bof·fin (bŏf'ĭn) n. Chiefly British Slang. A scientist, especially one engaged in research.

Bogometer /bog OM eter/ a conversational device used for the rhetorical measurement of bogosity

Bogosity [jargon] /bog OS ity/ the degree to which something is bogus (i.e., bad)

snor·kel (snôr'kəln. A breathing apparatus used by swimmers and skin divers, consisting of a long tube held in the mouth.

cro·cus (krō'kəs) n., pl. -cus·es or -ci (-sī, -kī). 1.Any of various perennial Eurasian herbs of the genus Crocus, having grasslike leaves and showy, variously colored flowers.
a. Any of several other plants, such as the autumn crocus.
2. A grayish to light reddish purple.
3. A dark red powdered variety of iron oxide, Fe2O3, used as an abrasive for polishing.
4. A coarse, loosely woven material like burlap, once used to make sacks for shipping saffron. See Regional Note at gunnysack.

def·e·cate (dĕf'ĭ-kāt') v., -cat·ed, -cat·ing, -cates.
v.intr.
To void feces from the bowels.
v.tr.
1. To remove (impurities, as in a chemical solution); clarify.
2. To void (feces) from the bowels.

ses·qui·pe·da·lian (sĕs'kwĭ-pĭ-dāl'yən) n. A long word.
adj.
1. Given to the use of long words.
2. Long and ponderous; polysyllabic.
 
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Ivan Seeking said:
Does anyone like self-defecating humor?
All the time.
 
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Geniere... your a nerd.

:!!) Keep it up!
 
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I can't tell you my favourite! :cry:

I just went into 'Control Panels' and found out that this stupid OS doesn't support cyrillic characters. :grumpy:
 
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Here you go Danger.

Each letter can be created by cutting and pasting the cryllic or by typing "" , where nnnn is the 4-digit number following each Cyrillic character. HTML interprets each ' ' combination as a letter, just as TeX interprets its syntax.

А 1040 а 1072
Б 1041 б 1073
В 1042 в 1074
Г 1043 г 1075
Д 1044 д 1076
Е 1045 е 1077
Ж 1046 ж 1078
З 1047 з 1079
И 1048 и 1080
Й 1049 й 1081
К 1050 к 1082
Л 1051 л 1083
М 1052 м 1084
Н 1053 н 1085
О 1054 о 1086
П 1055 п 1087
Р 1056 р 1088
С 1057 с 1089
Т 1058 т 1090
У 1059 у 1091
Ф 1060 ф 1092
Х 1061 х 1093
Ц 1062 ц 1094
Ч 1063 ч 1095
Ш 1064 ш 1096
Щ 1065 щ 1097
Ъ 1066 ъ 1098
Ы 1067 ы 1099
Ь 1068 ь 1100
Э 1069 э 1101
Ю 1070 ю 1102
Я 1071 я 1103

and last but not least ё 1105
 
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The Norwegian word "klopp":
Trunk of a tree laid over a brook in order to serve as a bridge.
 
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The Norwegian word "klopp":
Trunk of a tree laid over a brook in order to serve as a bridge.
in polish, klop means the sh!ter
 
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moose said:
in polish, klop means the sh!ter
It has been known that mooses may walk over a "klopp" lying over a brook in order not to get their feet wet..
The moose is rather intelligent..
 
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Integral said:
My faviorate is Sesquipedalian.... Given to the use of long words.
...or anything with 150 feet?
 
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Astronuc said:
Here you go Danger.

Each letter can be created by cutting and pasting the cryllic or by typing "" , where nnnn is the 4-digit number following each Cyrillic character. HTML interprets each ' ' combination as a letter, just as TeX interprets its syntax.

А 1040 а 1072
Б 1041 б 1073
(snip)
Ю 1070 ю 1102
Я 1071 я 1103

and last but not least ё 1105
Where do you FIND this stuff?
 
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Astronuc said:
Here you go Danger.
While I much appreciate the attempt, all that showed up on my monitor was a bunch of ?'s followed by the numbers. (Which one was svar bizjnic?). Thanks anyhow.

PS: The same thing happened when I tried to wave the Apple logo in Franz's face, so it must have something to do with the site, not just my computer... or maybe the combination thereof.
 

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