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#21 Kortoso

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Posted 16 January 2012 - 08:57 PM

pore
intr.v. pored, por·ing, pores
1. To read or study carefully and attentively: pored over the classified ads in search of a new job.
2. To gaze intently; stare.
3. To meditate deeply; ponder: pored on the matter.
(as opposed to "pour")

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Posted 17 January 2012 - 08:04 AM

pore
intr.v. pored, por·ing, pores
1. To read or study carefully and attentively: pored over the classified ads in search of a new job.
2. To gaze intently; stare.
3. To meditate deeply; ponder: pored on the matter.
(as opposed to "pour")

By Crom! You're right! And I always used to spell it "pour". But I looked it up, and you're right.
"Did you deem yourself strong, because you were able to twist the heads off civilized folk, poor weaklings with muscles like rotten string? Hell! Break the neck of a wild Cimmerian bull before you call yourself strong. I did that, before I was a full-grown man...!" - Conan, in "Shadows in Zamboula", by Robert E. Howard
"... you speak of Venarium familiarly. Perhaps you were there?"
"I was," grunted [Conan]. "I was one of the horde that swarmed over the hills. I hadn't yet seen fifteen snows, but already my name was repeated about the council fires." - "Beyond the Black River", by Robert E. Howard

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 07:08 PM

I was poring over some pores on my arm...
when my lover 'poured some sugar on me...
in the name of love'...
...while we listened to Def Leppard...:D

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smeg

[ have fun looking it up.
it is still 1 of my fave 'expletives', and i use it often instead of the boringly vulgar and commonly much over-used f-word. ]
:)

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 07:30 PM

smeg

[ have fun looking it up.
it is still 1 of my fave 'expletives', and i use it often instead of the boringly vulgar and commonly much over-used f-word. ]
:)


If it's anything like smegma, I have an idea... ;)
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Posted 21 January 2012 - 09:51 PM

homonym - poor - I ain't got much money! :)

I thought this topic was dead and gone but it's been resurrected -

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 06:50 AM

homonym - poor - I ain't got much money! :)

I thought this topic was dead and gone but it's been resurrected -

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   /ˌrɛzPosted Imageəˈrɛkt/ Posted Image Posted Image http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06JUfkiMOVc

aplomb confidence, stability, self-posession - what you need to spell a word correctly after feinting in front of an audience.
"Did you deem yourself strong, because you were able to twist the heads off civilized folk, poor weaklings with muscles like rotten string? Hell! Break the neck of a wild Cimmerian bull before you call yourself strong. I did that, before I was a full-grown man...!" - Conan, in "Shadows in Zamboula", by Robert E. Howard
"... you speak of Venarium familiarly. Perhaps you were there?"
"I was," grunted [Conan]. "I was one of the horde that swarmed over the hills. I hadn't yet seen fifteen snows, but already my name was repeated about the council fires." - "Beyond the Black River", by Robert E. Howard

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:40 AM

Surely feinting should be fainting when used in the context above? Or is it an Americanism I'm not aware of?

#28 Kortoso

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 08:23 PM

He just needed to buy some time to think it over. (Did teh judge say "stop the clock" as he fell?)

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 11:36 PM

pock·et
   /ˈpɒkPosted Imageɪt/ Show IPA

noun
1.
a shaped piece of fabric attached inside or outside a garment and forming a pouch used especially for carrying small articles.
2.
a bag or pouch.
3.
means; financial resources: a selection of gifts to fit every pocket.
4.
any pouchlike receptacle, compartment, hollow, or cavity.
5.
an envelope, receptacle, etc., usually of heavy paper and open at one end, used for storing or preserving photographs, stamps, phonograph records, etc.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTyf2xwmHUM&feature=related

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 02:07 PM

fondle
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[ i love it. :D ]

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 11:44 PM

prank
1    /præŋk/ Show Spelled[prangk] Show IPA

noun
a trick of an amusing, playful, or sometimes malicious nature.



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Posted 29 February 2012 - 04:02 AM

crack

[ that must have lots of different meanings ? ]

i like to crack a joke at coven meetings: it helps to relax everybody.
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Posted 01 March 2012 - 02:28 AM


Evisceration:


Evisceration is the removal of viscera (internal organs, especially those in the abdominal cavity). This can refer to:

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 11:57 PM

es·o·ter·ic
<a onmousedown="spk(this,{lk:'nx1fkx',en:'wotdau',io:'0',b:'wotd',tp:'lrl',m:'wotdau'})" href="#"></a><a target="_blank" href="http://dictionary.re.../E0300300"><img border="0" src="http://sp.dictionary.com/dictstatic/g/d/speaker.gif"></a>/ˌɛsəˈtɛrɪk/ Show IPA adjective

1. understood by or meant for only the select few who have special knowledge or interest; recondite: poetry full of esoteric allusions.
2. belonging to the select few.
3. private; secret; confidential.
4. (of a philosophical doctrine or the like) intended to be revealed only to the initiates of a group: the esoteric doctrines of Pythagoras.


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Posted 26 March 2012 - 09:28 PM

Word of the Day for Sunday, March 25, 2012


Tellurian \te-LOOR-ee-uhn\, adjective:

1. Of or characteristic of the earth or its inhabitants.

noun:
1. An inhabitant of the earth.

We must keep in mind that we are, or should I say have become, hybrid personae, part tellurian, and part extraterrestrial.
-- Robert Silverberg and Karen Haber, Universe 3

What special affinities appeared to him to exist between the moon and woman? Her antiquity in preceding and surviving successive tellurian generations…
-- James Joyce, Ulysses


Tellurian was first used by Thomas DeQuincy in 1846, even though it has classical Latin roots literally meaning "one of the earth."
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Posted 27 March 2012 - 03:01 AM

Flopbugger

To denigrate an artistic effort in order to create a false impression that it is not as good as it really is.

What Disney Studios and the critics did to John Carter of Mars.

Edited by Ironhand, 27 March 2012 - 03:04 AM.

"Did you deem yourself strong, because you were able to twist the heads off civilized folk, poor weaklings with muscles like rotten string? Hell! Break the neck of a wild Cimmerian bull before you call yourself strong. I did that, before I was a full-grown man...!" - Conan, in "Shadows in Zamboula", by Robert E. Howard
"... you speak of Venarium familiarly. Perhaps you were there?"
"I was," grunted [Conan]. "I was one of the horde that swarmed over the hills. I hadn't yet seen fifteen snows, but already my name was repeated about the council fires." - "Beyond the Black River", by Robert E. Howard

Read my Conan screenplays at The Scrolls of Ironhand (in particular my transcription of THE FROST GIANT'S DAUGHTER in Act II of "The Snow Devil") at
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Posted 30 March 2012 - 01:42 PM

Scabrous
adj.
1. Having or covered with scales or small projections and rough to the touch.
2. Difficult to handle; knotty: a scabrous situation.
3. Dealing with scandalous or salacious material: a scabrous novel.

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 07:19 PM

****
thagomizer  
Web definitions
The thagomizer, or tail spikes, is an arrangement of four to ten spikes on the tails of particular dinosaurs, of which Stegosaurus...
****

and google images.

great word/name.

 

>> the amazing and amusing origin of the name...

 

http://www.backofthe...immons-rip.html



[ a fictional conan-like 'caveman' could have used the thagomizer spike as a weapon? fasten it to a handle/stick for a good spear.
Crom provides more big meat than we can harvest...  ]
--
> see some great scenes in
Planet Dinosaur dvd
of the thagomizer in action.
it is a great, educational, series of reconstructed latest dinosaurs in action, with lots of blood and meat-ripping gore. :)
 


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Posted 11 June 2013 - 12:28 PM

quint

 

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(jamaican slang)it means to squeeze the inner vaginal muscles ie kegel exercise but specifically during sex.

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I'm gonna have fun sharing that word. :D

 

 



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Posted 23 September 2013 - 02:03 AM

"Murrain":

 

An antiquated term Howard used several times, including his Conan yarns:

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murrain


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