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Word for the Day, Tuesday April 3, 2012

Posted on 04/03/2012 5:18:52 AM PDT by SoothingDave

Word For The Day, Tuesday, April 3, 2012



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".

skosh [skohsh]

-n

a bit; a jot

[< Japanese sukoshi a little (bit) ]


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1 posted on 04/03/2012 5:18:54 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; ...

Interesting from a Japanese root. I would have thought Yiddish.


2 posted on 04/03/2012 5:19:37 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

so, like a smidge.


3 posted on 04/03/2012 5:22:00 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Yes. But I think you add a smidge of something to your recipe, while you move over a skosh to make room on the couch.


4 posted on 04/03/2012 5:24:07 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Ah, but a smidge and a skosh are still just a bissel.


5 posted on 04/03/2012 5:25:52 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: SoothingDave

My dad was a fantastic cook for all things asian, except kimchee, and was good at using just a skosh of soy sauce, something I’m not so good at, i always use what many consider way too much.


6 posted on 04/03/2012 5:26:47 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'd rather be lucky than good, but I'll settle for now.)
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To: xsmommy

It’s a tidbot more than a smidge.


7 posted on 04/03/2012 5:27:47 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'd rather be lucky than good, but I'll settle for now.)
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To: left that other site

http://www.bissell.com/

I fail to see what vacuum cleaners have to do with this word.


8 posted on 04/03/2012 5:29:50 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Travis T. OJustice

look who has risen up from the dead!


9 posted on 04/03/2012 5:30:59 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

has anyone anywhere ever told you you were an @$$? ; )


10 posted on 04/03/2012 5:31:53 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

I wasn’t very hungry, so I just had a kosher skosh nosh.


11 posted on 04/03/2012 5:34:44 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: xsmommy

I’m sorry, I wasn’t listening.


12 posted on 04/03/2012 5:35:11 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

It’s a long o, though, right?


13 posted on 04/03/2012 5:36:14 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

Obama slinks leftward a skosh
(No surprise here that leftward means gauche)
“I’ll lead from the middle”
Then he moves left a little
He’s a Muslim, so he’s strictly not Kosh’


14 posted on 04/03/2012 5:41:18 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (How bad would an Obama II administration be, without the constraints of re-election?)
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To: SoothingDave

LOL...another great pun...mixing a Yiddish word for “a little bit” with an American Brand name. I WONDER if they are somehow related?


15 posted on 04/03/2012 5:41:40 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: SoothingDave
From diversity chief to total incompetent, more proof that anything/anyone associated with obama is more than a skosh of a failure.
16 posted on 04/03/2012 5:43:25 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

Doesn’t every Polak have an Uncle Skosh? Or, is that Uncle Stosh?


17 posted on 04/03/2012 5:44:16 AM PDT by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: xsmommy

Howdy, y’all!


18 posted on 04/03/2012 5:44:52 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'd rather be lucky than good, but I'll settle for now.)
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To: secret garden; SoothingDave

OshsKosh B’gosh clothes were cute back when the kids were littl’uns.


19 posted on 04/03/2012 5:45:25 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Explorer89

Stosh! aka Stanley! yep we all have had one at some point.


20 posted on 04/03/2012 5:46:11 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Long “o” - when I lived in Taiwan, we had a handyman at Special Services we called Skosh. Vertically challenged even for a Taiwanese.


21 posted on 04/03/2012 5:46:17 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

so what’s new with you?? been about a decade at least!


22 posted on 04/03/2012 5:46:44 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Oh, yes.


23 posted on 04/03/2012 5:47:59 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy; SoothingDave

I thought it was yiddish as well.


24 posted on 04/03/2012 5:48:30 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: Explorer89

I wouldn’t know. Nothing so exotic as Polish in my lineage. Irish/Scotish/Swedish.


25 posted on 04/03/2012 5:49:48 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Travis T. OJustice

Good Lord - how did you escape long enough to post here? lol Nice to see you -


26 posted on 04/03/2012 5:49:50 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: secret garden; SoothingDave
"It’s a long o, though, right?"

Yeah. It's like skoshialism; you're not supposed to notice the modest changes.

27 posted on 04/03/2012 5:50:43 AM PDT by NicknamedBob (I didn't feel up to going through a second childhood. That's why I had myself cloned.)
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To: xsmommy

Those and the Little Me for babies were my favorites.


28 posted on 04/03/2012 5:50:47 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: NicknamedBob

Now that’s funny! Or punny...


29 posted on 04/03/2012 5:51:29 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

always loved the farmer overalls!


30 posted on 04/03/2012 5:52:54 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

But Garanimals made it easy to mix and match.


31 posted on 04/03/2012 5:58:54 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Explorer89

And, yes, I like whiskey and meatballs. Not necessarily in the same bowl.


32 posted on 04/03/2012 6:00:13 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave
At the end of four years, it can have been said,
daily, weekly, annually, that the tyrant Barack Hussein Obama
has had not a skosh of documentation OR concern
for either the American people OR the US Constitution.

"There is scarce a king in a hundred who would not, if he could, follow the example of Pharaoh - get first all the people's money, then their lands, and then make them and their children servants forever. It will be said that we do not propose to establish kings. I know it. But there is a natural inclination in mankind to kingly government. It sometimes
relieves them from aristocratic domination. They had rather have one tyrant than 500. It gives more the appearance of equality among citizens, and that they like.
I am apprehensive - therefore - perhaps too apprehensive - that the government of these States may in future times end in a monarchy [not called a monarchy but an executive with monarchial powers]. But this catastrophe, I think, may long be delayed, if in our proposed system we do not sow the seeds of contention, faction and tumult, by making our posts of honor places of profit. If we do, I fear that, though we employ at first a number and not a single person, the number will in time be set aside, it will only nourish the fetus of a king (as the honorable gentleman from Virginia very aptly expressed it), and a king will the sooner be set over us."

-- Benjamin Franklin



33 posted on 04/03/2012 6:10:38 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: SoothingDave; NeoCaveman; hobbes1
Football fans, we have a winner. Yes, Virginia, there is someone more stupid than Vince Young.
34 posted on 04/03/2012 6:20:32 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave
The Romans long ago probably realized that from their well-known "frugality," it was difficult to get more than a skosh from the Scotia...
35 posted on 04/03/2012 6:21:24 AM PDT by mikrofon (Hoot, mon.)
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To: secret garden

a 4 out of 50 on a test designed so that football players can pass it, unbelievable.


36 posted on 04/03/2012 6:29:18 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: SoothingDave

Skosh

Part of the phrase, From skosh to skosh, meaning leaving one low pay job for another. Skosh may also describe getting stepped on by “You know Who”. Skosh is a little less than squash which is a little less than squish. Skosh, squah, squish.


37 posted on 04/03/2012 6:36:12 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: NeoCaveman
Conservatives better look to THIS and resolve to VOTE their @$$e$ off in November NO MATTER WHO THE FREAKING CANDIDATE IS.

and i better hear Sarah ABO Palin out there whipping up her acolytes to vote for Mitt Romney as the ABO candidate, because they are going to need convincing.

38 posted on 04/03/2012 6:39:58 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

We may need a second Obama administration to get some peoples’ attention.


39 posted on 04/03/2012 6:59:06 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden; tioga; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
seriously. REALLY? we left the house in this?


40 posted on 04/03/2012 7:00:20 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

we will not exist as the country we know, if there is a second obama administration. it is extremely dangerous to act as if we need FURTHER destruction and loss of liberty to get attention. Venezuela is the template.


41 posted on 04/03/2012 7:02:20 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Sarah said the ABO thing again this morning.

It’s only April 3rd there is still is plenty of time to come to grips with the nominee and to go through all the phases: denial, anger, bargaining, and acceptance.


42 posted on 04/03/2012 7:12:26 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

Hello Stranger. Nice to see ya.


43 posted on 04/03/2012 7:12:37 AM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy

oh lordy.........is she is a space suit or what? is that her slutty come hither look? ((shudder))


44 posted on 04/03/2012 7:14:46 AM PDT by tioga
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To: NeoCaveman

but we will have the recalcitrant jagoffs who will refuse to vote and i will loathe them with every fiber of my being for their stupidity and stubbornness.


45 posted on 04/03/2012 7:15:07 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

All those supermarket magazines fawn and gush over this linebacker in a boob-belt dress, WTF?

Most beautiful woman alive. I guess only ultra-racist commies look good to them.

Hell, that’s not even 4AM, 12 martini’s deep good looking. I’d rather punish the porpoise with a cheeze grater and gasoline than sleep with that friggin thing.


46 posted on 04/03/2012 7:19:24 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'd rather be lucky than good, but I'll settle for now.)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Hi you, hi Xs, Hi Ti and everyone else.

Got some stuff cleared up by the IT guy, now I have access again.

Hope all is well for everyone, life is cruising along alright for me, just random 2’ high speedbumps on occasion.


47 posted on 04/03/2012 7:22:50 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: xsmommy
Venezuela is the template.

I have thought him a Hugo Chavez wannabe.

48 posted on 04/03/2012 7:32:03 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: SoothingDave
Pittsburgh dad at the video store.
49 posted on 04/03/2012 7:36:52 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
Safely home.....
50 posted on 04/03/2012 7:37:34 AM PDT by tioga
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