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Word for the Day, Monday, June 11, 2012--faineant
6/11/12 | xs

Posted on 06/11/2012 4:36:58 AM PDT by xsmommy

Word For The Day, Monday, 6/11/12

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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".

faineant; adj.Howjoosaythat?

idle; indolent.

Etymology:1610s (n.), from Fr. fainéant (16c.) do-nothing, from fait, third person singular present tense of faire + néant nothing (cf. dolce far niente). As an adj., from 1855.

Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.

The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....




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Good Morning Class. Welcome to School!

Here is my example with WFTD.

Are the Dems waking up to the incompetence of the faineant community organizer they put in office 4 years ago?

Review Threads:

Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)
Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister
Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate

1 posted on 06/11/2012 4:37:05 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Texan5; NicknamedBob; TruthShallSetYouFree; ...

Morning to yinz all.


2 posted on 06/11/2012 4:38:07 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Considering the damage that obama has done already, it would probably have been better if he had been merely a faineant occupier of the oval office for his first (and only!) term.


3 posted on 06/11/2012 4:43:23 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: left that other site

yes, he did manage to inflict a lot of damage, sandwiched in around his golf games and various vacations. A+++


4 posted on 06/11/2012 4:47:18 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: left that other site; xsmommy
"Considering the damage that obama has done already, it would probably have been better if he had been merely a faineant occupier of the oval office for his first (and only!) term."

It sounds as though he is, suitably, being damned with faineant praise.

5 posted on 06/11/2012 4:55:33 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: NicknamedBob

I think it’s feigned. A+++


6 posted on 06/11/2012 4:57:28 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NicknamedBob

LOL! I love puns.


7 posted on 06/11/2012 5:02:07 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: xsmommy

LOL!


8 posted on 06/11/2012 5:03:02 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: xsmommy

My favorite bargain brand pop is Faigeaut.


9 posted on 06/11/2012 5:19:36 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57450140/john-bryson-u.s-commerce-secretary-investigated-in-felony-hit-and-run-in-calif/

Commerce secretary in hit-and-run! Focused on jobs, I’m sure.


10 posted on 06/11/2012 5:21:13 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: left that other site

I believe it was Peggy Noonan, of all people, who said

“why is 0bama running for president when he could be president right now?”


11 posted on 06/11/2012 5:21:21 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

I love it when they eat their own. hahaha


12 posted on 06/11/2012 5:31:44 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: xsmommy
The Narcissist-in-Chief is:

1. Un homme faineant,
2. A Toom Tabard,
3. An Emperor with no clothes, or
4. All of the above.



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

13 posted on 06/11/2012 5:43:42 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: ConorMacNessa

4! A+++ good job!


14 posted on 06/11/2012 6:02:51 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

My car was running rough at stop lights, so I had the mechanic adjust the faineant.


15 posted on 06/11/2012 6:33:26 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: xsmommy
Etymology:1610s (n.), from Fr. fainéant (16c.) do-nothing, from fait, third person singular present tense of faire + néant nothing

The word seems to imply more than just being lazy...

16 posted on 06/11/2012 6:43:41 AM PDT by mikrofon (NObama '12)
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To: mikrofon

LMAO!!! A++++


17 posted on 06/11/2012 6:49:50 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy; NeoCaveman
There seems to be an Echo on the Interwebz
18 posted on 06/11/2012 6:52:23 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: xsmommy

Once xsmommy linked faineant with obama, I can think of no other use for the word. Faineant is the perfect description for the poseur. Nicolas and Carla probably called him faineant behind his back.


19 posted on 06/11/2012 6:53:46 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: hobbes1
So friendless are the Obamas that they can't even get a decent, reliable surrogate out on the stump, and are reduced to ineffective third-raters like David Axelrod, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and Joe Biden.

20 posted on 06/11/2012 7:05:41 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: blueunicorn6

A+++


21 posted on 06/11/2012 7:07:55 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: hobbes1

A+++ you are so prescient ; )


22 posted on 06/11/2012 7:09:54 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: afraidfortherepublic

A+++ did you listen to the french pronunciation? i can just hear them saying that!!


23 posted on 06/11/2012 7:10:39 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

The prefix you are looking for there, is OMNI. ; )


24 posted on 06/11/2012 7:11:19 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

no, the word is HUBRISTIC i think...


25 posted on 06/11/2012 7:12:46 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: hobbes1

http://twitchy.com/2012/06/11/actress-eliza-dushku-depressed-about-wis-recall-results-rails-against-our-dented-democracy/

Speaking of Echo, look who’s “depressed” about Wisconsin.

I’ll volunteer to cheer her up.


26 posted on 06/11/2012 7:13:12 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: hobbes1; NeoCaveman; xsmommy

That was a good article hobbes1!


27 posted on 06/11/2012 7:14:05 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

If you recall, we thought the exact same thing about the clintons when they first took office, AND when they left office, trashing the offices and computers. But I agree obam is surrounded by third rate __________ (fill in the blank with your favorite description).


28 posted on 06/11/2012 7:16:40 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: SoothingDave; xsmommy
As much tv as I watch, I had no idea who that dumb liberal was. I looked her up and have never watched anything she has been in. lol

But on another note, you just announced what a dog you are - even knowing she is an idiot lib you would want to "cheer her up". Most women I know are turned off by idiot lib men - but you wouldn't care if she felt you were a racist woman hating thug. Interesting Dave.

29 posted on 06/11/2012 7:22:21 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

But did you see those cute chipmunk cheekbones?

You should check out "Dollhouse" on Netflix. It was a really good show. It was a secret place where people could be "programmed" to be hired out for various tasks. Interesting.

30 posted on 06/11/2012 7:25:37 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; SoothingDave

i don’t care how gorgeous a liberal man was, they immediately lose all appeal once i know their politics. men are shallow and it doesn’t speak well of them. besides, i couldn’t be intimate with someone i considered an absolute MORON.


31 posted on 06/11/2012 7:26:43 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

Nothing showed up on your link - and obviously you want someone to program a woman to service you. Isn’t that kind of the lazy way out? Shouldn’t a real person WANT to be with you instead of having no control? Again Dave, that isn’t showing a good side of you.


32 posted on 06/11/2012 7:29:12 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: SoothingDave

wait a minute, wait a minute, wait just a minute... didn’t we have to beat Soother’s @$$ about the RAPE LIST that the libs did in some magazine about conservative women they wanted to have hate sex with? I have to say, Soother is borderline suspect a few too many times lately....


33 posted on 06/11/2012 7:30:44 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I know - a man who would do anyone is no better than the fence jumping ghetto rats. “Any port in a storm” comes to mind.


34 posted on 06/11/2012 7:30:44 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: xsmommy

You’d recognize her as one of the international jewel thieves from Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, if you ever watched the Kevin Smith DVDs you got for Christmas!


35 posted on 06/11/2012 7:31:19 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

while that is PERFECTLY TRUE, it will do nothing to enhance her IQ, nor will it make her less of a lib.


36 posted on 06/11/2012 7:32:31 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I know, but SD is so easy to beat up. I don’t have to research anything before slapping him publicly because his comments are always the same thing. Any woman, tends to believe the media, bases his life on how things work within 2 square miles of his home. ;^)


37 posted on 06/11/2012 7:33:18 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

You’re going far away from anything I said. I just said the TV show was good sci fi. And the woman is attractive.

Not that I wanted her to be my programmed sex slave.


38 posted on 06/11/2012 7:35:41 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Commerce Secretary John Bryson should have remained faineant this weekend instead of drunk driving in a hit and run. His claims of a seizure are weak and desperate attempts to get out of it. Just what Obama needs. Priceless.


39 posted on 06/11/2012 7:39:06 AM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy

Once again, only three pluses.....oh, how I long to have that fourth plus......the four-plus-people are sitting around drinking champagne and eating caviar......”Did you see that blueunicorn6 only received three pluses? hahahahaha!”......the world is a little darker today.....my poptart is less tasty......I am relegated to mediocrity by one little plus......two intersecting lines.....but I’ll never be three pluses again!.....as Jim Rob is my witness, I’ll never be hungry again I mean have three pluses again!....oh Tara, Tara......


40 posted on 06/11/2012 7:41:31 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: xsmommy

Dumb girls need love, too. ;-)


41 posted on 06/11/2012 7:41:39 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: blueunicorn6

Don’t think of it as a plus, think of it as your cross to bear.


42 posted on 06/11/2012 7:43:02 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Oh? You want to do her and you liked the show where women had no choice because they were programmed.....sounded like you were connecting the two to me.


43 posted on 06/11/2012 7:47:09 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: SoothingDave; xsmommy
Dumb girls need love too? Seriously Dave? Like there aren't enough dumb liberal pukes in hollywood for them to have babies with?

Speaking of babies.... did you happen to see where Jenny McCarthy was whining (to howard stern I think) about how Jim Carrey doesn't come to visit her son since they broke up? What? He isn't that kids Dad! She made the choice to have a baby with some jerk who didn't care enough to marry her and she will have a parade of men through that child's life but she wants to bitch because when someone is done with her she wants him to keep visiting her kid? She's dumber than I thought, and trust me, I never thought she was smart.

44 posted on 06/11/2012 7:50:37 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

I mentioned it only in case some people might be intrigued by the show. It wasn’t really for sex, a simple prostitute can be had for a lot less money than the Dollhouse would charge.

There was one episode where this internet millionaire had her programmed to believe that she was his wife, who had died tragically. He did this every year on their anniversary.

There was another where she was programmed as a super cop/negotiator to help find a little girl that was kidnapped.

In another she was a “blind” woman who goes inside a religious cult. Though she was blind, her eyes acted as cameras for the police.


45 posted on 06/11/2012 7:53:43 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga

I think Obama’s FAA head had to resign after a drunk driving incident not too long ago also. A+++


46 posted on 06/11/2012 7:57:32 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Oh es, that is why I thought of the Sarkozys and why I cannot think of any other application for the WFTD. LOL


47 posted on 06/11/2012 7:59:31 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: blueunicorn6

pix or links help with plusses, as do clever pomes ; ) you can strive a bit harder and achieve, i know you can. you are NOT SPECIAL, bc if you are special then we are all special. and there’s only so much specialty to go around, didn’t you hear that commencement speech last week? ; )


48 posted on 06/11/2012 7:59:52 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

You really are taking this way too seriously.

The thing with Jim Carrey was kind of sad. The kid is autistic and has had Carrey as a stepfather (sort of) for 5 years.

Divorce hurts kids, even when it isn’t technically divorce.


49 posted on 06/11/2012 8:00:39 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; SoothingDave; NeoCaveman; hobbes1

this is where the soother sits and desperately hopes that Neo and Hobbes and maybe blueunicorn and other boys in the class, admit to doing stupid girls, so that he doesn’t feel like the dog he has openly admitted to being : )


50 posted on 06/11/2012 8:03:06 AM PDT by xsmommy
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