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Word for the Day, Tuesday April 17, 2012

Posted on 04/17/2012 5:07:14 AM PDT by SoothingDave

Word For The Day, Tuesday, April 17, 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".

gloze [glohz]

-vt

1. to explain away; extenuate; gloss over (usually followed by over ).

-vi

2. Archaic to make glosses; comment.

-n

3. Archaic flattery or deceit
4. Obsolete a specious show

[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French gloser < Medieval Latin glossāre; see gloss2 ]

glozingly, adv

unglozed, adj


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1 posted on 04/17/2012 5:07:18 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; ...

One of Olive’s favorite words.


2 posted on 04/17/2012 5:08:06 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Some kinds of violence and racism are blithely glozed over by the media.


3 posted on 04/17/2012 5:13:30 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: SoothingDave; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; hobbes1; NeoCaveman; tioga; secret garden; ...
How's this for some serious GLOZING? Got this in email this AM and found it hilarious.
4 posted on 04/17/2012 5:18:54 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

No youtubing at work, but it must be hard to lampoon Biden.

They still play that drunk Yinzer lady at the St. Paddys day parade slobbering all over Biden as a promo on the newstalk station here.


5 posted on 04/17/2012 5:29:29 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

it is hilarious, but mostly because it all sounds so believable coming from him. I can see him saying all of it and in a dead serious tone.


6 posted on 04/17/2012 5:32:09 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

For many things I would oppose,
Out politicians substantially gloze,
Though everyone may know it,
I’m merely a poet,
And I don’t delve too far into prose.


7 posted on 04/17/2012 5:34:43 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: SoothingDave
yinz seen this?/A> someone needs to pull him/her aside to inform that redheads should not wear fuschia....
8 posted on 04/17/2012 5:34:55 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

Wasn’t that the hell-hound from “Ghostbusters” — Glozer the Glozerian?


9 posted on 04/17/2012 5:35:31 AM PDT by mikrofon (No, that's Obama's Press Secretary...)
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To: SoothingDave
On the latest of Hannity's shows
An F-Bomb was dropped and Sean froze
Ain't it funny that "Beckel"
Rhymes exactly with "Schmeckel?"
Left's reaction? You would even say "gloze"
10 posted on 04/17/2012 5:36:58 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (No, Mr. Obama--Marbury vs. Madison was not an NCAA first round matchup.)
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To: SoothingDave
How's this Click Here for glozing over the facts in Milwaukee? These people are so beyond their alotted 15 minutes.
11 posted on 04/17/2012 5:37:23 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: SoothingDave

wouldn’t this have all been much more simple had everyone kept their original equipment??? i mean, all the appending and excizing in order to couple could have been foregone to accomplish the same end. think of the $$$avings.


12 posted on 04/17/2012 5:37:48 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

do we believe that he didn’t realize he was on air at the time? i have seen tweets from him this AM full of mea culpas.


13 posted on 04/17/2012 5:40:04 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Holy moley, I hadn’t seen that yet. Seamus Johnston. More like Shameless Johnson.


14 posted on 04/17/2012 5:40:38 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave
The media, NYT I'm talking to you, are still whining about Shea Weber and gloze over this nonsense and the big stack of fines headed their way.
15 posted on 04/17/2012 5:42:27 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

Beckel was saying the other day how all his drug use had blown out his “filter” on appropriate words.


16 posted on 04/17/2012 5:45:10 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

The problem is when this sort of language is used regularly and part of someone’s normal vocabulary, is that it pops out often. It is not so much a surprise but an indicator of how often it is used.


17 posted on 04/17/2012 5:45:24 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Sorry, but Weber should have gotten suspended.


18 posted on 04/17/2012 5:51:24 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden; SoothingDave

I don’t buy that. I use the word and it’s never popped out inappropriately. xshub uses it a heck of a lot more than i ever have and he’s never had it happen either. I’m also not sure what sort of effect drugs have on word filtering. I think he’s just haphazard and doesn’t care. reckless behavior without regard to consequences seems to be his pattern and he’s walking a line with Fox and knows it.


19 posted on 04/17/2012 5:53:31 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

that was the consensus at my house.


20 posted on 04/17/2012 5:57:29 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

No he shouldn’t. I explained the facts about it yesterday and Shanny had all the video at his disposal. As a former RW who knows Zetterberg as a teammate and has played against Weber, he called it the right way.


21 posted on 04/17/2012 5:58:06 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

but back to the Pens, Neal and Asham damn well better get suspensions, if Craig Adams got one for hair pulling! Asham is a criminal IMO for what he did to Schenn and for the Beagle hit a few months back. Neal i think lost control of himself, but isn’t a bad guy. In fact,as they said in that article, having been seen on intl TV pulling another man’s hair might be punishment enough for the cerebral one ; )


22 posted on 04/17/2012 6:00:28 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

What about Franzen spearing Legwand on the bench? Penalty, fine, suspension? Nothing.


23 posted on 04/17/2012 6:01:20 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

The facts about how he slammed a guy’s face into the glass twice?

Look, a Penguin cross checks a guy in the neck, then punches him in the back of the head as he lies on the ice. That’s not defensible.

Neither is slamming a guy’s head into the glass.


24 posted on 04/17/2012 6:01:44 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Adams got suspended for starting a fight 18 seconds too late, not for hair pulling.

The NFL has the right policy on hair: it’s part of the uniform.

If you don’t want your hair pulled, then get a man’s haircut. Like Seamus Johnston.


25 posted on 04/17/2012 6:08:42 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

Two wrongs don’t make a right.


26 posted on 04/17/2012 6:09:30 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

But three lefts do.


27 posted on 04/17/2012 6:11:29 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (No, Mr. Obama--Marbury vs. Madison was not an NCAA first round matchup.)
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To: SoothingDave

Watch the video, read the report.


28 posted on 04/17/2012 6:14:39 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

LMAO!


29 posted on 04/17/2012 6:16:08 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

:-) ROR!


30 posted on 04/17/2012 6:16:28 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Listen to the 911 tapes, etc. etc.

I hate hockey homework. ;-)


31 posted on 04/17/2012 6:23:15 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Write up your lab report, with graphs, yadda, yadda, ROR!


32 posted on 04/17/2012 7:24:49 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave; xsmommy; mikrofon
More hockey shenanigans.
As one of our posters said, 'Todd Bertuzzi, destroying people's joy since 2004'.
33 posted on 04/17/2012 7:30:24 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
Geez, sg, get the quote right!
Bertuzzi, STEALING people's joy since 2004.
34 posted on 04/17/2012 7:32:34 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

was that Caps game with the masks on last night? how did that go?


35 posted on 04/17/2012 8:49:42 AM PDT by tioga (Yesterday's Flower Children are today's Blooming Idiots.)
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To: tioga

check your email, i just forwarded you what xshub sent to the Caps guy he deals with for the season tix on this very issue. The Caps lost by one goal at the very end of the third period.


36 posted on 04/17/2012 9:03:41 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

Sunny and 72, and not likely to get warmer than the high 70’s...

As I trim a bid to the bone
To try and make a few bucks
Deja vu happens on TV again
Reminding me how it all sucks

Carter deux is blabbing about
Solar and such saving the day
Laying on the gloze and pretending
That oil and gas will go away

Get used to the high gas prices-
Just don’t drive so much instead-
Yeah right, Obama Carter wannabe-
I’ll just turn off the TV instead...

I could almost close my eyes and believe I was hearing Carter without the suthrin’ accent-that 30+ year old pig is still a pig no matter how much lipstick you put on it...


37 posted on 04/17/2012 9:35:49 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

It was 82 yesterday — the warmest since last September. Back into the 40s by this morning. You go to sleep with the window open and wake up halfway through the night to close it.


38 posted on 04/17/2012 9:42:38 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

It was 49-50 this morning-I not only had the windows open, but the ceiling fan on, too. When I got up, I just left all as it was and went about my morning chores with a flkeece throw and a cup of coffee-it is now a comfortable 70 here at the computer in the kitchen alcove.


39 posted on 04/17/2012 9:52:08 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: SoothingDave

It was 49-50 this morning-I not only had the windows open, but the ceiling fan on, too. When I got up, I just left all as it was and went about my morning chores with a fleece throw and a cup of coffee-it is now a comfortable 70 here at the computer in the kitchen alcove.


40 posted on 04/17/2012 9:52:23 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: xsmommy

Priceless. Glad that prank failed, sorry your team had to lose to accomplish it.


41 posted on 04/17/2012 10:18:47 AM PDT by tioga (Yesterday's Flower Children are today's Blooming Idiots.)
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To: SoothingDave

We had a toasty 85 here yesterday. Too hot to go out walking.


42 posted on 04/17/2012 10:21:47 AM PDT by tioga (Yesterday's Flower Children are today's Blooming Idiots.)
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To: tioga

You’d never survive in South Texas.


43 posted on 04/17/2012 10:37:48 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

What a difference geographic location makes-85 is lovely walking weather-not too hot until it gets into the 90’s here...


44 posted on 04/17/2012 10:52:58 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: secret garden; tioga; SoothingDave

I don’t usually watch Fox at night, but I caught Beckel dropping the f-bomb on Fox last night-he apparently wasn’t aware the break was over and they were back on air. I think Fox must pay him and a few others to make the left look really bad-Tamara Holder and that smarmy Alan Colmes come to mind.


45 posted on 04/17/2012 11:01:02 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

It’s a pretty sweet gig. He’s just got to mouth the day’s lefty platitudes and then chuckle when everyone humorously chastises him.


46 posted on 04/17/2012 11:17:24 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

Oh, I would thrive. I would not wear long pants, shoes, socks to go walking at the height of the heat. I would walk early or late or in an air conditioned mall, or in my pool like I do up here all summer. I was fool enough to go out yesterday with long pants on right when temps peaked. I went back out just before dusk and it was perfect.


47 posted on 04/17/2012 11:24:59 AM PDT by tioga (Yesterday's Flower Children are today's Blooming Idiots.)
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