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Word for the day, Tuesday June 12, 2012

Posted on 06/12/2012 6:22:07 AM PDT by SoothingDave

Word For The Day, June 12, 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".

fantod [fan-tod]

-n

1. Usually, fantods. a state of extreme nervousness or restlessness; the willies; the fidgets (usually preceded by the )
2. Sometimes, fantods. a sudden outpouring of anger, outrage, or a similar intense emotion.

[ 1835–40; apparently fant ( igue ) (earlier fantique, perhaps blend of fantasy and frantic; -igue probably by association with fatigue) + -od ( s ), of obscure origin; see -s3 ]


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1 posted on 06/12/2012 6:22:11 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; ...

Now.


2 posted on 06/12/2012 6:23:32 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Typically observed in audiences watching a poor performance of “The Fantod of the Opera”.


3 posted on 06/12/2012 6:26:17 AM PDT by SAJ (What is the next tagline some overweening mod will censor?)
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To: SoothingDave
Even Obama's fanboys are gettign a case of the fantods
4 posted on 06/12/2012 6:27:51 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: SoothingDave

looks like a contraction for Chrissy Matthews nickname, FatPantload= F’antod


5 posted on 06/12/2012 6:30:30 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy; SoothingDave

LOL. I was thinking the same thing.

Great word Dave, lots of possibilities.


6 posted on 06/12/2012 6:32:34 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: SAJ

Or descriptive of Moochelle- Fantod of the Oprah


7 posted on 06/12/2012 6:33:43 AM PDT by mikrofon (GMTA ;)
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To: mikrofon

Good one, heh heh heh!


8 posted on 06/12/2012 6:35:21 AM PDT by SAJ (What is the next tagline some overweening mod will censor?)
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To: NeoCaveman
Interesting chat with the dad of one of xsteen's best friends about the european economy. So wild to hear him talking about this stuff.
9 posted on 06/12/2012 6:37:36 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

I knew a girl that was fantod. Boy, could she swim!


10 posted on 06/12/2012 7:10:30 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Waiting to see if I receive four pluses today has given me the fantods.


11 posted on 06/12/2012 7:27:34 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: SoothingDave

Please add me to your pinglist.

: )


12 posted on 06/12/2012 7:31:33 AM PDT by TheConservativeParty (My Governor's a JEDI, Wisconsin for the WIN ! June 5, 2012)
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To: blueunicorn6

I’m not as promiscuous with the gradebook as some of the ladies.


13 posted on 06/12/2012 7:31:48 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: TheConservativeParty; xsmommy; tioga; secret garden

New student ping.


14 posted on 06/12/2012 7:42:07 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave; blueunicorn6

i guess it would depend on whether blueunicorn has those cute chipmunk cheeks that you are partial to... ; )


15 posted on 06/12/2012 7:52:45 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

theconservativeparty has been added to my class roll.


16 posted on 06/12/2012 7:53:55 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

Please send me the e-mail addresses of these promiscuous ladies so that I can check their gradebooks.


17 posted on 06/12/2012 8:07:04 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: SoothingDave

Or as Linda Richmond would say...

“Schpilkes in your g’neck ta ka zoit”.


18 posted on 06/12/2012 8:16:51 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: SoothingDave; xsmommy; secret garden; tioga

Ugh.

Late afternoon here in Spain ... nightshift coming on fer another 12 hour workday.

Any fantards of Obama still in the media? (Ridiculous question actually, are there any mainstream ABCNNBCBS media who are NOT fantards of the guy? )


19 posted on 06/12/2012 8:31:42 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

banks still dispensing cash over in the espaNa?


20 posted on 06/12/2012 8:35:50 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

They say Commerce Secretary, John Bryson had a seizure while driving Saturday. I think he might have just fantod due to skipping breakfast that day. Either way, I hope he’s OK.


21 posted on 06/12/2012 8:54:06 AM PDT by folkquest (Nothing is fool-proof because fools are so ingenious!)
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To: xsmommy

Is that any relation to Sha Na Na?


22 posted on 06/12/2012 10:34:59 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

My contractor friend that I work for was saying this morning that he is beginning to sense a watergate moment...

Will Holder be unraveling soon?
As committee members are nipping
At his heels-he’s got the fantods
And his composure may be slipping

His defense this morning seems to be
To just defend himself by blaming
Everyone from Bush to the victims
Of this failed crime-sting gaming

But this fiasco has gone further
Than foolish Holder ever reckoned-
Now, he can only try his best
Not to be Mitchell the second...


23 posted on 06/12/2012 11:14:13 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

Thank You!


24 posted on 06/12/2012 11:38:13 AM PDT by TheConservativeParty (My Governor's a JEDI, Wisconsin for the WIN ! June 5, 2012)
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To: SoothingDave
Senator Cornyn knocks one OUT OF THE PARK!
25 posted on 06/12/2012 5:30:25 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; SoothingDave; hobbes1; tioga; Texan5; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; neverdem; ...
banks still dispensing cash over in the espaNa?

Good question.

I'm actually using the hotel to convert my (pre-travel) twenty-dollar “dollars” to Euro’s.

Only local businesses NOT accepting the Visa and Mastercard and AMEX are the telephone “regargo” (recharging) shops. Funny thing, the nuclear plant also uses “recargo” for their “refueling” paperwork. My access magnetic badge and car pass, for example, are labelled “Recargo” ... 8<)

Here, my AMEX and MasterCard are getting rejected at the ATM’s when I try to withdraw “cash”. Mean anything? Don't know.

26 posted on 06/13/2012 12:34:31 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

I don’t know, it was Italy’s 4th largest bank that has frozen all of its depositors assets and is not conducting ANY transactions. I wondered what Spain was like now that they got their bailout.


27 posted on 06/13/2012 4:39:04 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave; TruthShallSetYouFree

Truthy was absent yesterday, probably off visiting one of his various progeny. But had he been here, i feel pretty sure he would have said fantod=schpilkies.


28 posted on 06/13/2012 4:41:33 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden
Mike Fisher's wife is going to feel some repercussions from this....
29 posted on 06/13/2012 5:01:59 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

We had a very violent storm rip through here Sunday evening—very localized, small footprint, extremely high winds. Trees were down, which caused power lines to fall. We lost power until yesterday early morning, and internet/tv/phone until mid-afternoon. Several homes were damaged by falling trees, but we were very fortunate and only lost some big branches.


30 posted on 06/13/2012 5:06:23 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Holder has 2 dogs, a greyhound & a pit bull, Fast & Furious. Hence the email confusion.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Glad you escaped serious damage!


31 posted on 06/13/2012 5:13:37 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave; NeoCaveman; hobbes1; TruthShallSetYouFree
just F-yinz-I: 3-ways can kill.
32 posted on 06/13/2012 5:15:10 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Of course. He was doing it wrong. 2 guys and a girl.


33 posted on 06/13/2012 5:25:20 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

That is unfortunate because both of them are devout Christians.


34 posted on 06/13/2012 6:53:30 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

She doesn’t come across as terribly bright or devout, unfortunately. We don’t set rules? of course we don’t, God does, and it’s called the Bible. my SIL questioned what sort of church she attends if she is this ignorant of biblical teaching. And apparently she made the calculated call that embracing the Ghey will bring in more fans than it cuts loose.


35 posted on 06/13/2012 7:17:10 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

She grew up Baptist so I’m sure she is well acquainted with the Bible but I think in her profession she comes across a lot of gay folk. I also think she’s a very savvy professional in handling her career. I think she will hear some pushback from this. Her husband helps with Room in the Inn, the program lots of our churches provide during the cold months. He and Shane Doan are Christian leaders on their respective teams and communities and good friends.


36 posted on 06/13/2012 7:34:14 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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