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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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To: lds23
When cannibals eat clowns, do they taste funny?

No, they taste like chicken.

21 posted on 11/14/2002 8:05:41 AM PST by CholeraJoe
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To: CholeraJoe
So this cannibal finds an Arab with no nose wandering in the jungle, and brings it back to the village.

The chief takes one look at the Arab and says, "No nose? How does he smell?"

And the cannibal replies, "Awful"
22 posted on 11/14/2002 8:09:03 AM PST by lds23
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To: lds23
That's like, "What do you call a dog with no legs?"

Doesn't matter. He can't come to you anyway.

23 posted on 11/14/2002 8:12:05 AM PST by CholeraJoe
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To: CholeraJoe
Why is a dog with no legs like a cigarette in your pocket?

You have to take it out for a drag.
24 posted on 11/14/2002 8:20:03 AM PST by lds23
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To: CholeraJoe; Bella_Bru
xshub has reported to me this AM that the raffish Dems, headed by that worthless piece of dung, Leahy, are finally ineffectual in holding back the dam of judicial nominees. Dennis Shedd has been approved by the Judiciary Cte and McConnell will likely make it through today as well. The logjam has broken!
25 posted on 11/14/2002 8:21:58 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: CholeraJoe; maxwell
"When cannibals eat clowns, do they taste funny?

No, they taste like chicken....

No, they taste like rubber chicken....

26 posted on 11/14/2002 8:22:30 AM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE
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To: lds23; CholeraJoe
I should not be laughing at your jokes. But they are funny.

ROTFL.

Is anyone else having trouble with posting today?

27 posted on 11/14/2002 8:22:57 AM PST by Slip18
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To: CholeraJoe
i forgot to tell you that i would be out this AM because i was being interviewed by a potential HS for xsteen. hope i did ok!; )
28 posted on 11/14/2002 8:23:39 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: CholeraJoe
Good Lord! Is this what I get for complaining about all of those Hillary photos Grim posted???
29 posted on 11/14/2002 8:24:09 AM PST by white rose
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To: xsmommy
Did you remember to wear your false teeth this time?
30 posted on 11/14/2002 8:25:15 AM PST by CholeraJoe
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To: CholeraJoe
yes i did remember the teeth but forgot the prosthesis.....
31 posted on 11/14/2002 8:25:39 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
I'm sure you did great! My fingers are crossed.
32 posted on 11/14/2002 8:26:15 AM PST by Slip18
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To: Slip18
I haven't been having trouble posting. I've been having trouble trying to keep myself FROM posting.
33 posted on 11/14/2002 8:26:24 AM PST by lds23
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To: xsmommy
Stumped them, huh?
34 posted on 11/14/2002 8:26:25 AM PST by CholeraJoe
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To: Slip18
i think i did pretty well, i think they want ME as a student now! ; )
35 posted on 11/14/2002 8:28:00 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
BTW, did you read about my coyote adventure on the other thread?
36 posted on 11/14/2002 8:28:09 AM PST by CholeraJoe
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To: CholeraJoe
yes i did, honest to GOD you live in the outback, don't you??? isn't there some law against turkey carcasses out in the damn trash out there? stirring up the dang Kye-oats!
37 posted on 11/14/2002 8:29:25 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: Bella_Bru
For some bizarre reason, I took it into my head to check out the raffish Barbra Streisand's latest "statements and speeches" (I had no idea we had elected her Prime Minister somewhere along the way,) to take note of her post-election musings, and, if I was lucky, to find some more fake Shakespeare quotes.

You all can read the whole thing, if you like. Me, I got half-way down the page before I began to break out in a rash.

38 posted on 11/14/2002 8:34:43 AM PST by white rose
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To: Bella_Bru; Slip18; Cyber Liberty
ummmmm.....slippy..... there be a whole lotta raffishness goin' on at the U of AZ. what the heck is going on there???
39 posted on 11/14/2002 8:34:56 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
It wasn't like I threw it on the ground. It was bagged and in a large covered container.
40 posted on 11/14/2002 8:36:01 AM PST by CholeraJoe
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