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Word For The Day, Thursday, November 3, 2011 - metemperical
dictionaries ad nauseam | 3 November 2011 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 11/03/2011 4:37:37 AM PDT by secret garden


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".

metempirical \met-em-PIR-i-kuhl\, adjective
1. Beyond or outside the field of experience.
2. Of or pertaining to metempirics.

Example sentences:
...but the quality of her innate wit had deepened, strange “metempirical” (as Van called them) undercurrents seemed to double internally, and thus enrich, the simplest expression of her simplest thoughts.
-- Vladimir Nabokov, Ada, or Ardor, a Family Chronicle

Still however, instead of aspiring to becoming rigorous and metempirical, poetry lives by the heart, the sense and singing.
-- Kahlil Gibran with Andrew Dib Sherfan, The Third Treasury of Kahlil Gibran

Etymology:
Metempircal derives from the Greek words met- meaning “beyond or before” and empirical meaning “experience.”

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....


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

WFB's attempt to emulate us ; ) No pushing at the door please!


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1 posted on 11/03/2011 4:37:39 AM PDT by secret garden
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To: secret garden; Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; ...

Rise and shine!


2 posted on 11/03/2011 4:38:22 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Buenas : )


3 posted on 11/03/2011 4:45:10 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
Dias! Rain heading our way so I have to dash.
4 posted on 11/03/2011 4:52:51 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Ciao!


5 posted on 11/03/2011 5:02:17 AM PDT by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: secret garden

OK, this story is just so metempirical, I don’t even know where to start....

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2056875/Liz-Jones-baby-craving-drove-steal-husbands-sperm-ultimate-deception.html

The ick factor is just too too high.


6 posted on 11/03/2011 5:04:53 AM PDT by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: Explorer89
A+ for you. I don't have time to read the article, but the keywords say plenty.
7 posted on 11/03/2011 5:10:03 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden; xsmommy

Those who subscribe to the religious dogma of CAGW need to consider their metatemperacurlall behaviors that have collapsed so many economies - beginning with the US economy in 2007.


8 posted on 11/03/2011 5:19:00 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: Explorer89

I believe this has already been adjudicated in one of the states. Basically, the seed is a gift from the man and the woman, who worked so hard to obtain it, is entitled to it.


9 posted on 11/03/2011 5:32:27 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Explorer89

Really odd article and creepy for sure


10 posted on 11/03/2011 5:37:58 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: secret garden

Although Foreign Policy may seem metempirical to Herman Cain, “Peace Through Strength and Clarity” makes sense to me.


11 posted on 11/03/2011 5:38:50 AM PDT by left that other site (Psalm 122:6)
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To: secret garden

Morning! Gotta run off for the day, will be back tonight to do homework. Probably won’t be posting from my phone as it drained the battery. I will have to invest in a new, updated phone.


12 posted on 11/03/2011 5:42:13 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

The horrible part was that some of the women were lying about being on birth conteol, then hitting the guys for child support.


13 posted on 11/03/2011 5:42:31 AM PDT by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: Explorer89

Of course guys can take a little control themselves and use a condom - especially since the author tried to justify her behavior by saying men should know a 40ish woman would be plotting against him. Way to trash all women in one article lady!


14 posted on 11/03/2011 5:45:07 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: Explorer89

This does not surprise me at all. Women get crazy when they want a baby.


15 posted on 11/03/2011 5:48:16 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Read the article. Before you eat. This “lady” was helping herself to condom-contents in an attempt to conceive.


16 posted on 11/03/2011 5:49:01 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

I did read the article, I was referring to men in general regarding the condom comment. Yeah this woman was a sicko - some kid really dodged a bullet on not having this neurotic mommy


17 posted on 11/03/2011 5:50:39 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Yeah, you’d think in this era of cooties, you’d want to, ahem, sheathe yourself against any extras from the encounter, birth control notwithstanding.

Exhibit B: Justin Bieber Baby Daddy story:

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/entertainment/celebrities_gossip/133081078.html


18 posted on 11/03/2011 5:53:05 AM PDT by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: Explorer89

Civilization is truly doomed.


19 posted on 11/03/2011 5:53:09 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Explorer89

My SIL said that Fox had titled the Justin Beeb story something like the 30 second squirt?? LMAO!


20 posted on 11/03/2011 5:54:15 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

This all comes down to the destruction of society because of the birth control pill.


21 posted on 11/03/2011 5:57:16 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

He allegedly told the girl that he chose her for his “first time.”

Wonder how many times he used that line?


22 posted on 11/03/2011 6:00:10 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Sure. If men weren’t of the expectation that every effort was to be sterile, they wouldn’t have to be tricked into making babies.


23 posted on 11/03/2011 6:02:27 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Well it’s even deeper than that. it’s totally removed responsibility/consequences from the sex act. it’s the idea that procreation isn’t the likely, let alone desired, end-product of the sex act. perhaps men would think more about where they were sticking it, if there were responsibility for something attendant to the act. And women of course, would be less likely to engage realizing there were consequences attached. The Church is right about this, and i say that as someone who has used it, in my life.


24 posted on 11/03/2011 6:16:54 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Mine was pithier. ;-)


25 posted on 11/03/2011 6:23:45 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

because it was more superficial : )


26 posted on 11/03/2011 6:40:31 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

He was 16, give a guy a break, LOL!

I try to impress upon my son that once is all it takes to find yourself shackled to someone for the rest of your life with child support. Celebrities would need to be extra careful, because if this is true, that girl just bought herself the winning 30 second lottery ticket!


27 posted on 11/03/2011 6:43:58 AM PDT by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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Wake Up And Donate!


Click The Pic

Let's Make The Bar Yellow!

28 posted on 11/03/2011 6:48:45 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: xsmommy

I have often said that the pill was the death of civilization....because before it, girls were so afraid of getting preggers and people knowing that they’d had sex. After the pill, that likelihood disappeared and eventually all stigma was removed from pre-marital sex. Now it has swung the opposite way to the point where the preg 15 year old is no big news. Can’t tell you how many teen moms I saw pushing strollers at the local Little League games. And I am pretty sure thet were not babysitting their younger siblings. Unfortunately, it is so accepted that even a teenager who wants to be chaste feels a tremendous pressure to give in....especially if thay have a boyfriend or girlfriend who has already been there, done that.


29 posted on 11/03/2011 6:50:31 AM PDT by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE
A for you!
30 posted on 11/03/2011 6:50:48 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
The people questioning Cain's awareness of China's nuke capability, need to be a little more metempirical

They might start by asking what the hell he was doing during Vietnam, (Considering China went atomic in '64). Sure, he's clueless.

31 posted on 11/03/2011 6:51:35 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America")
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To: left that other site

If he would just learn to use the correct verbs with plural subjects, I’d be happy. A for you.


32 posted on 11/03/2011 6:53:31 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

Have a good day. I got poured on during my run, but there is something exhilarating about that so I won’t complain. Also, I saw a big heron in the river, two groups of deer, and a flock of wild turkeys right next to the trail. A good day.


33 posted on 11/03/2011 6:56:36 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: hobbes1

The Left is so much smarter than the rest of society. Just ask them, and they’ll tell you, over and over. A+ for you.


34 posted on 11/03/2011 7:00:37 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

This ridiculous bullshit is the other tine on this two pronged fork of a hi-tech lynching....


35 posted on 11/03/2011 7:02:11 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America")
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To: secret garden

I’m surprised that no one has linked the term “metampirical” with Obama’s lack of experience in ANYTHING, other than lying.


36 posted on 11/03/2011 7:27:07 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Explorer89

It has also impacted adultery.


37 posted on 11/03/2011 7:29:03 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I think it is even worse that there is no shame associated with out of wedlock pregnancy, as if it is something to celebrate, deliberately giving birth to and keeping a child with only one parent. I am a big proponent of adoption.


38 posted on 11/03/2011 7:39:31 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Let the Google bomb begin! A for you.


39 posted on 11/03/2011 7:40:52 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

I agree, but i also don’t want there to be so much stigma that girls will abort rather than give birth to those babies. One of xsboys’s friends got his girlfriend pregnant. The couple never considered abortion, both raised in extremely prolife Catholic families. But they did explore adoption. When the girl’s parents found out about that, they hit the roof. They are very conservative Lebanese Christian parents, from the old country. They told her they would disown her if she did not marry him and keep the baby. so that’s what they did. The baby was born in mid_October.


40 posted on 11/03/2011 7:49:02 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

LOL. At least his “dialect” is genuine and not like Hillary’s Affectation! Eek!


41 posted on 11/03/2011 7:59:18 AM PDT by left that other site (Psalm 122:6)
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To: secret garden

The detective noted, “I never metempirical evidence I didn’t like...”

Ryan Miller’s performance last night was nearly out of the bounds of experience — pulled after 3 early goals & booed to boot.

I hate VS games at home, too; no HD coverage here and the Sabres always seem to do poorly.


42 posted on 11/03/2011 8:19:52 AM PDT by mikrofon (NHL Bummedp)
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To: mikrofon

It’s only November. Not worth getting that worked up about.


43 posted on 11/03/2011 8:44:04 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

Right now I’m finding the whole filed to be metempirical. Who knew I’d end up missing TPaw.


44 posted on 11/03/2011 8:54:04 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (Free TOTUS)
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To: SoothingDave

‘Not really all that concerned yet ... BUF has a habit of coming out of the gate slow, then kicking it up near playoff time.


45 posted on 11/03/2011 9:25:29 AM PDT by mikrofon (NHL Bump)
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To: mikrofon

Booing by the home team is extreme. Does Buff think it’s Philly??? Bryz is about ready for the nuthouse after playing there!


46 posted on 11/03/2011 9:33:32 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

If you don’t boo someone, they might not know they suck.


47 posted on 11/03/2011 9:37:44 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave; hobbes1; secret garden; mikrofon
OV is a fan of Russian techno music, reviled by the entire Caps team. LOL!!
48 posted on 11/03/2011 9:39:26 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

Yeah bc the coaches and teammates are always so discreet and not a soul keeps track of a stat or anything. RME.


49 posted on 11/03/2011 9:40:03 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

That’s a horrible way to begin a marriage.


50 posted on 11/03/2011 9:58:49 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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