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New or favorite words

  1. May 12, 2008 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=locovore
     
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    Yipes they grow mostly cotton and pecans around Tucson. I guess I will be getting plenty of fiber in my diet.:rofl:
     
  5. May 12, 2008 #4

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    Not a new one, but one of my favorite words: ennui.
     
  6. May 12, 2008 #5

    Ivan Seeking

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    ennui -
    Antonym: Prozac

    We may have to start calling edward, Fast Eddie.
     
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  7. May 13, 2008 #6
    anyone knw the meaning of "cha kway tiao" ?
     
  8. May 13, 2008 #7
    This word is new, but not my favorite.

    I keep running into this new word that I detest: "impactful." Arrrgh. It seems like a pretentious way to say "important." But for some reason when I hear it, it seems to have some unpleasant colonic overtones.
     
  9. May 13, 2008 #8

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    It sounds like one of those NASA euphemisms for 'the spacecraft crashed'.
    Or, how was your flight - not impactful
     
  10. May 15, 2008 #9
    Might you be referring to a dish of Malaysian fried noodles (char kway teow)? It's delicious!
     
  11. May 15, 2008 #10

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    That was my first thought upon seeing the word: impacted bowel. While I've never experienced the condition myself, I know people who have. It's not pleasant.
     
  12. May 15, 2008 #11
    most of my favourite words I can't post here. ;-p
     
  13. May 15, 2008 #12

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    Likewise. George Carlin's 'Seven Words That You Can't Say on Telvision' are mere shadows of what goes on in regular society today. (That's not to imply that he's any less of a comedic genius today than he was then.)
     
  14. May 15, 2008 #13
    That's the problem. There's really only one "vulger" word I like and it's primarily because it's the only one that holds any power any more. Even that one I have seen on a t-shirt worn by a female. I have enough sense to use it only rarely so that it keeps it's kick.
     
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