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Re: Word of the Day
« Reply #140 on: November 04, 2012, 10:50:32 PM »
The word "tambis" is in Visayan language (regional language spoken in the Philippines). In English language it's equivalent term is "Watery Rose Apple", "Java Apple", "Java rose apple", "water apple" or "Wax apple".

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Re: Word of the Day
« Reply #141 on: May 09, 2013, 08:41:15 PM »




A word a day
Keeps the pigs at bay... ;D
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Re: Word of the Day
« Reply #142 on: May 14, 2013, 04:43:17 PM »
monkey logic: The belief that throwing enough s*** at a problem will make it go away.

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Re: Word of the Day
« Reply #143 on: May 16, 2013, 05:24:30 PM »
goy (gɔɪ)
n., pl. goy•im (ˈgɔɪ ɪm), goys.

usage: This term is usually used with disparaging intent, implying a mild contempt for the attitudes, traits, and customs of non-Jews. Although it may be used in a neutral, even positive way to refer to a Christian, it almost always connotes a degree of condescension. Usually the context, such as the use of a qualifying adjective, will show the intent of the speaker.

—n. Usually Disparaging.
(a term used to refer to a gentile or non-Jewish person.) -- http://www.thefreedictionary.com/
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Re: Word of the Day
« Reply #144 on: June 20, 2013, 11:41:01 AM »
Petit four (plural: petits fours) is a small confectionery or savoury appetizer. The name is French, petit four (French pronunciation: ​[pə.ti.fur]), meaning "small oven". --Wiki
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Re: Word of the Day
« Reply #145 on: June 24, 2013, 11:34:48 AM »
soliloquy

so·lil·o·quy
[suh-lil-uh-kwee]
noun, plural so·lil·o·quies.
1.
an utterance or discourse by a person who is talking to himself or herself or is disregardful of or oblivious to any hearers present

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Re: Word of the Day
« Reply #146 on: June 24, 2013, 11:35:56 AM »
Use "soliloquy" in a sentence:

Ang mahilig og soliloquy malagmit koloquy.

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Re: Word of the Day
« Reply #147 on: July 06, 2013, 09:23:04 AM »
Idiom: Judge, jury and executioner

If someone is said to be the judge, jury, and executioner, it means they are in charge of every decision made, and they have the power to be rid of whomever they choose.

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Re: Word of the Day
« Reply #148 on: July 14, 2013, 09:08:52 AM »




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Re: Word of the Day
« Reply #149 on: August 17, 2013, 02:38:03 PM »
Drama Queen 

People (mostly girls - but boys play their part) who like to blow everything totally out of proportion because they either:

a) Want to seek attention, or

b) Have some emotional dysfunction and it's their duty to make life harder for everyone around them.

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Re: Word of the Day
« Reply #150 on: September 12, 2013, 10:31:49 AM »
Cuckold

Cuckold historically referred to a husband with an adulterous wife and is still often used with this meaning. In evolutionary biology, the term cuckold is also applied to males who are unwittingly investing parental effort in offspring that are not genetically their own. Cuckold derives from the cuckoo bird, alluding to the alleged habit of the female in changing its mate frequently and authentic (in some species) practice of laying its eggs in other nests within its community. --Wiki
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