Author Topic: Words  (Read 9954 times)

Cudzoziemiec

  • Eating all the pies and drinking all the tea.
Re: Words
« Reply #25 on: November 07, 2015, 08:00:03 pm »
hippopotamus
heffalump
hiccup
haversack
Days become simply the spaces between dreams, spaces between the shifting floors of time...

fboab

  • It's a fecking serious business, riding a bike
Re: Words
« Reply #26 on: November 07, 2015, 08:11:59 pm »
I think everyone is familiar with my favourite
TSS is not Total Sex Score, Chris!

Wowbagger

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Re: Words
« Reply #27 on: November 07, 2015, 08:14:59 pm »
Shenanigans
Curtilage
Clitorides
Coruscating
Eating's a serious business. Don't bollocks around wagging your tail.

hellymedic

  • Just do it!
Re: Words
« Reply #28 on: November 07, 2015, 08:23:05 pm »
kitchen
trousers

Do you have trousers specific to other rooms of your home as well?
Best thing about the word 'trousers' is listening to a Dutch person attempting to pronounce it...

hellymedic

  • Just do it!
Re: Words
« Reply #29 on: November 07, 2015, 08:25:48 pm »

Clitorides


Plural goodness!
When would you use this, except in a totally detached discussion?

Re: Words
« Reply #30 on: November 07, 2015, 08:30:24 pm »
When explaining that the plural of penis is not penises or peni?
Get a bicycle. You will never regret it, if you live- Mark Twain

Wowbagger

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Re: Words
« Reply #31 on: November 07, 2015, 08:38:14 pm »

Clitorides


Plural goodness!
When would you use this, except in a totally detached discussion?

I suspect that my use of the word "clitorides" has been largely confined to the pages of this wondrous forum.
Eating's a serious business. Don't bollocks around wagging your tail.

Re: Words
« Reply #32 on: November 07, 2015, 08:47:36 pm »

Clitorides


Plural goodness!
When would you use this, except in a totally detached discussion?

I suspect that my use of the word "clitorides" has been largely confined to the pages of this wondrous forum.
As an alternative to 'pages'?

David Martin

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Re: Words
« Reply #33 on: November 07, 2015, 08:55:29 pm »
recondite, but that could be too obscure for many.
"By creating we think. By living we learn" - Patrick Geddes

Cudzoziemiec

  • Eating all the pies and drinking all the tea.
Re: Words
« Reply #34 on: November 07, 2015, 09:07:30 pm »
persimmon
Malmesbury
Days become simply the spaces between dreams, spaces between the shifting floors of time...

Re: Words
« Reply #35 on: November 07, 2015, 09:26:01 pm »
Pelican.

I just like it.

A wonderful bird is the Pelican,
It's beak can hold more than it's belly can.

Kerfuffle, radgie, gadgie , tup.

Re: Words
« Reply #36 on: November 07, 2015, 09:37:48 pm »
Supernumerary.

Tump and the related mump.

Pancho

  • لَا أَعْبُدُ مَا تَعْبُدُونَ
Re: Words
« Reply #37 on: November 07, 2015, 09:46:51 pm »
Tump I knew (well, I know of one tump). Mump, I didn't.

Re: Words
« Reply #38 on: November 07, 2015, 09:58:05 pm »

DaveJ

  • Happy days
Re: Words
« Reply #39 on: November 07, 2015, 10:47:51 pm »
Gruntled.

Pedaldog

  • M' back!
  • Contemplating the ashes of experience.
Re: Words
« Reply #40 on: November 07, 2015, 11:40:04 pm »
Porch.

hellymedic

  • Just do it!
Re: Words
« Reply #41 on: November 08, 2015, 12:03:11 am »
Gruntled.
In Shedspeak you could have mantled, molished and whelmed.

Kim

  • Timelord
Re: Words
« Reply #42 on: November 08, 2015, 12:12:31 am »
Gruntled.
In Shedspeak you could have mantled, molished and whelmed.

Let's not forget teriorate.
Careful, Kim. Your sarcasm's showing...

Re: Words
« Reply #43 on: November 08, 2015, 12:19:13 am »
Verisimilitude, but it could be a fib.
Get a bicycle. You will never regret it, if you live- Mark Twain

Mr Larrington

  • A bit ov a lyv wyr by slof standirds
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Re: Words
« Reply #44 on: November 08, 2015, 03:47:35 am »
Good to see that these are all nice woody words.

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Mr Larrington

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Re: Words
« Reply #45 on: November 08, 2015, 03:53:00 am »
Pelican.

I just like it.

A wonderful bird is the Pelican,
It's beak can hold more than it's belly can.



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Satisfying the Bloodlust of the Masses in Peacetime

Re: Words
« Reply #46 on: November 08, 2015, 09:19:37 am »
Voussoirs , Gauged of course . e                                                                                                                        Extrados .
Four wheels move the body, two wheels move the soul  three wheels Nurses !!!

T42

  • Old fool in a hurry
Re: Words
« Reply #47 on: November 08, 2015, 01:49:30 pm »
Refrangible
Huehuetenango, sounds like a cross between a tango and an 8some reel
abaft
I've dusted all those old bottles and set them up straight.

Re: Words
« Reply #48 on: November 08, 2015, 02:35:12 pm »
Voussoirs , Gauged of course . e                                                                                                                        Extrados .

Need your rubbers for a good voussoir.
Get a bicycle. You will never regret it, if you live- Mark Twain

Re: Words
« Reply #49 on: November 08, 2015, 02:40:16 pm »
Peduncle, courtesy of a Radio 4 programme about oak trees.

Takadanobaba and Roppongi are also favourite Tokyo place names, with syllables to be strewn out after a deep breath or individually crafted and savoured respectively.