Skip to comments.Word For The Day, Thursday, May 12, 2005
Posted on 05/12/2005 5:21:28 AM PDT by Slip18
Thursday, May 12, 2005
In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of word for the day. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the word of the day; in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.
Subbie Slip has her whip, handcuffs and legcuffs today.
The rest of the stuff is locked up in my drawer. Im just letting all the new students know that we behave as if we were ladies and gentlemen in here. Those two words as if can get you an A if you make the subbie laugh.
Adjective combining form
Etymology: [Greek] (zoicos) Of or pertaining to animals
1) Animal: having an animal mode of existence: animal life and action.
2) Of or relating to a (specified) geological era.
I guess we could say Hobbes1 is a tigerzoic humanoid. So sorry, Tiger. It was a low fast ball.
You can use any root word for the zoic. Just make it sound like we know what were writing.
Place 8-10 strips of bacon on a rack over a half-sheet pan and place into a COLD oven. Turn the oven on to 400. When the oven reaches temperature set the timer for 15 minutes.
When done, remove the pan and allow to cool. You will have perfectly flat bacon strips that are prefect for BLT sandwiches and beautifully clear bacon grease that you can pour off. If you want more flavor, a light scrape of the pan will remove the fond.
'La bonne cuisine est la base du véritable bonheur.' - Auguste Escoffier
(Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness.)
LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)
interesting method, i will have to try it.
Beatings not answer - just play same game. I mean - who can blame Reid for his behavior; if even half the rumors about him are true, I'm amazed the man (using term loosely) can even walk.....
what rumors???? i haven't heard any. is he a fruit?
Vague references and unsubstantianted general accusations were the point XS - let the mind fill in the voids about Reid. Turnabout, fair play; that kinda thing
Although I do have new understand on any animal rights concerns on his parts, based on the info I can refer to but not share.......
My hands are really bad today. I'll set up the classroom right now. But typing is painful. Can someone just get a dictionary and go for it?
Looks like Harry took a page from the Leaky Leahy scumbag handbook...
don[t' worry slip, i can do it. feel better.
I've got the classroom done, just have to post it. Do you want me to post it? There's no WFTD, though.
post it and i will post the Word right under it. hold on posting til i have a word ready ok? i will let you know in a second.
"Underpants" is a good word. And people may not know what it means on a Friday
okay, pulled a word out of my behind and if anyone criticizes it, i will pummel them senseless. GO and POST the thread slippy, i am ready.
another fun idea and something right up your alley, is coming up with all of the euphemistic phrases for VOMITING. you probably have a website marked just like the menstruation one...
Praying to the Porcelin God and Technicolor Yawn my two faves.
driving the porcelain bus and calling ralph on the porcelain phone are mine. my kids were screaming with laughter when i told them this stuff and think i made it all up. xshub just shook his head at me that i felt that they needed educating in this area!
I was just setting out to put down some bio to explain an incident, kind of like an engineering "Trip Report". A SCREENPLAY xs???? I am amazed (LOL)...
OK, onward to the proposal.. I have to dig it out from where it resides, but I believe the DTG (Date-Time Group) is somewhere in early October, 1968, or thereabouts. I forget the filing time (DTG's show the message precedence, date,, the Zulu Time [UTC/GMY] and the month/ year, thusly, and I will use the time right now, on this post, and make it "Priority" precidence (there are Routine(R), Priority(P), Operational Immediate(O), and Flash (Z) which, of course, causes all sorts of frantic activity.) Sot if this post were a msg, the header would look something like:
DE GWMOORE (whatever msg number it was)
P 131302Z MAY 05
ROBERT A COOK PE
SUBJ; REPLY TO PING THIS DATE
(rest of message)
NNNN (end of msg indicator)
(I left out some carriage returns/ line feeds before the "NNNN"
Now, of course, this would have included some esoteric call signs, routing indicators, etc, etc, and is in the style when mechanical teletypes were in use, where one always put 2 Ok that's the skinny on the date of the proposal, and a leasing in communications 101, Teletype Procedure:Message Format :-)
Now we will see who was first [ large grin}
When ya remove the pan, do youtake out the bacon also?
(Robt, not-a-home-ec-major, inquires innocently.)
i have NO IDEA what that said, and it will be up to robt to fess up that you were likely BEFORE HIM in proposing.
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