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Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02
The Verbivores | 11/14/02 | Mistress Bella

Posted on 11/14/2002 7:44:58 AM PST by Bella_Bru

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


raffish \RAF-ish\, adjective:

1. Characterized by or suggestive of flashy vulgarity, crudeness, or rowdiness; tawdry.
2. Marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness; rakish.

Etymology: Raffish derives from the noun raff (chiefly used in the compound or duplicate, riffraff), meaning "people of a low reputation."

Good Morning, riffraff!


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1 posted on 11/14/2002 7:44:58 AM PST by Bella_Bru
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To: *Students; anniegetyourgun; ralph; otterpond; DainBramage; 2Fro; Slip18; xsmommy; camle; ...
Good Morning!
2 posted on 11/14/2002 7:45:33 AM PST by Bella_Bru
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To: VRWCmember; Sabertooth; SCalGal; .30Carbine; dubyaismypresident; SES1066; phantasmagoria; ...
Good Morning!
3 posted on 11/14/2002 7:45:55 AM PST by Bella_Bru
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To: Bella_Bru
Good morning, Miss Bru!
4 posted on 11/14/2002 7:47:09 AM PST by Eala
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To: Bella_Bru
I hear raffish are bitin' this time of year!
5 posted on 11/14/2002 7:47:49 AM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: Bella_Bru
I thought everyone had abandoned ship.
6 posted on 11/14/2002 7:47:55 AM PST by CholeraJoe
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To: Bella_Bru
!
7 posted on 11/14/2002 7:48:05 AM PST by hobbes1
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To: Bella_Bru
First? Top Ten?

A cannibal loved fast food so he ordered a pizza with everybody on it.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

8 posted on 11/14/2002 7:48:35 AM PST by LonePalm
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To: Bella_Bru
Top of the morning to you Miss Bella.
9 posted on 11/14/2002 7:50:37 AM PST by VRWCmember
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To: Bella_Bru
Raffish entertainer Michael Jackson appeared in court yesterday.

Michael Jackson Testifies in Lawsuit Trial

Makeup effects by Freddie Krueger

10 posted on 11/14/2002 7:50:44 AM PST by CholeraJoe
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To: hobbes1
RIFF RAFF
(Young - Young - Scott)

Ya see it on television every day
Hear it on the radio
Ain't humid but it sure is hot
Way down in Mexico
The police tryin' to tell me
Beginnin' of the end
Sayin' it'll bend me
Too late my friend

Riff raff
Oh well It's good for a laugh, ah ah ah
Riff raff
Gonna laugh yourself in half
We'll have a real good time

Now I'm the kind of guy that keeps his big mouth shut
But don't bother me
Somebody kickin' me when I'm up
Leaves me in misery
I never shot nobody
Don't even carry a gun
I ain't doin' nothin' wrong
I'm havin' fun

Riff raff
Oh well it's good for a laugh, hey hey
Riff raff
Go on laugh yourself in half, yeah
Oh riff raff
11 posted on 11/14/2002 7:51:00 AM PST by hobbes1
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To: Bella_Bru
Clinton’s Ninja Plot.

Seems like raffish ol’ Bill spent too much time with the Hollyweird types. My guess he was toking and had one of those “oh, man, you know what’d be cool?” moments.

12 posted on 11/14/2002 7:51:12 AM PST by lds23
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To: lds23
OMG...ROTFLMAO!!!!
13 posted on 11/14/2002 7:53:18 AM PST by hobbes1
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To: LonePalm
Good one. A guy goes into a cannibal butcher shop and sees a sign Missionary $3 per pound.

Next to it is a sign that says Soldier $3.50 per pound.

Then finally a sign that says Arab $17.50 per pound.

He asks the guy behind the counter, "Why is the Arab so much more expensive?"

The butcher says, "Hey Mack. Have you ever tried to clean one?"

14 posted on 11/14/2002 7:55:32 AM PST by CholeraJoe
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To: Bella_Bru
Homework:

(Local) Xsex and Cholera Joe were planning a raffish extermination dinner party yesterday when they wanted to serve uncooked muscles at supper in a month with an "R" in it. (Was Chippendale going to cater the wait staff?)

(National) The national democratic party, if it does select Pelosi, seems bent on raffishly turning towards their screaming constituents in SFO..... and Hillary! of only benefits.
15 posted on 11/14/2002 7:55:58 AM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE
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To: Bella_Bru
btw - Happy Belated Birthday.

For you late sleepers, how about breakfast in bed?

How about some Spam, spam, spam, spam, spam, baked beans, spam and spam?

16 posted on 11/14/2002 7:56:14 AM PST by lds23
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To: Bella_Bru
Morning, Miss Bella.

Is FR acting funny this morning?

17 posted on 11/14/2002 7:56:38 AM PST by Slip18
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To: CholeraJoe
He's in line for the next Phantom of the Opera mask....
18 posted on 11/14/2002 7:57:12 AM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE
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To: Eala; Bella_Bru; xsmommy
Congrats at beating xsmommy this morning.....

(Hmmmmn. Thinks a second....)

Methinks that sounds a bit too much like the classic "Have you stopped beating your xsex lately?" question.
19 posted on 11/14/2002 7:59:21 AM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE
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To: Slip18
When cannibals eat clowns, do they taste funny?
20 posted on 11/14/2002 8:01:37 AM PST by lds23
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