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gazette

1. A newspaper (now mostly used in the name of newspapers, for example, the Montreal Gazette).
2. An official journal of an organization, for example, a government journal listing appointment, promotions, etc.

verb tr.:
1. To announce in an official journal.
2. To publish the appointment of someone in an official journal.

ETYMOLOGY:
From French, from Italian gazzetta (news sheet), from Venetian gazeta (a small coin), diminutive of gaza (magpie). The news sheet may have been named so because it sold for a gazeta or its content was compared to the chattering of magpies. The coin may have been named from its marking. Earliest documented use: 1607.

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"The printing was completed last night and copies of the gazettes will be sent to the Parliament Secretariat this morning."
Oath in a Day or Two; The Daily Star (Dhaka, Bangladesh); Jan 2, 2009.

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facepalm

Facepalm is a colloquial term referring to the physical gesture of striking one's own face in a display of exasperation. It is similar in function to a sigh. In Internet discussions, the term is used as an expression of embarrassment, frustration, disbelief, disgust or general woe. It is also used when the person making the gesture does not believe that words can express the level of idiocy.


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Taeniasis is a form of tapeworm infection which is caused by tapeworms of the genius Taenia.

The two most important human pathogens in the genus are Taenia solium (the pork tapeworm) and Taenia saginata (the beef tapeworm). Infection is acquired by eating undercooked contaminated meat. The adult worms live in the lumen of the intestine where it causes very few symptoms. Taeniasis is generally asymptomatic and is diagnosed when a portion of the worm is passed in the stool. Oral antiparasitic drugs are the treatment of choice. --Wiki

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« Reply #123 on: May 05, 2011, 07:03:51 PM »
Hoplit..pls. googy in maninglish version kay nijatot ako pc ari huuh

Ein Hoplit (altgriechisch ὁπλίτης hoplítēs von ὅπλον hóplon ‚Kriegsgerät, schwere Waffen, schwere Rüstung, Schwerbewaffnete‘)[1] war ein Angehöriger der Haupttruppe der griechischen Heere der archaischen und klassischen Zeit.
"Imperfection is beauty,
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Bongotom gid daw hang mga hoplit haw...

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Bongotom gid daw hang mga hoplit haw...

di ba na ikaw..way atrasay hala bira..

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« Reply #127 on: May 06, 2011, 07:04:46 PM »

Si Bolbs pisot ang gipangita ani...

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« Reply #128 on: May 30, 2011, 09:03:50 PM »

hesternal - pertaining to yesterday

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« Reply #129 on: June 07, 2011, 07:31:06 PM »
charlatan, noun: a person who pretends or claims to have more knowledge or skill than he or she possesses; quack; kokak.

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hu•bris/ˈ(h)yo͞obris/Noun

1. Excessive pride or self-confidence.
2. (in Greek tragedy) Excessive pride toward or defiance of the gods, leading to nemesis.

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Chlamydia

Chlamydia is a disease caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis. It is most commonly sexually transmitted.

Chlamydia infection is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. Sexually active individuals and individuals with multiple partners are at highest risk.

More at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002321/

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scumbag, n. Slang an offensive or despicable person

[perhaps from earlier US sense: condom, from US slang scum semen + bag]

--Collins English Dictionary

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Egotism: The tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively and boastfully. -- www.thefreedictionary.com/


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CHARLATAN

A charlatan (also called swindler or mountebank) is a person practicing quackery or some similar confidence trick in order to obtain money, fame or other advantages via some form of pretense or deception.

The word comes from French charlatan, a seller of medicines who might advertise his presence with music and an outdoor stage show. The best known of the Parisian charlatans was Tabarin, who set up a stage in the Place Dauphin, Paris in 1618, and whose commedia dell'arte inspired skits and whose farces inspired Molière. The word can also be traced to Spanish; charlatán, an indiscreetly talkative person, a chatterbox. Ultimately, etymologists trace "charlatan" from either the Italian ciarlare, to prattle; or from Cerretano, a resident of Cerreto, a village in Umbria, known for its quacks. --Wiki

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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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