Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Tuesday December 13, 2011
Posted on 12/13/2011 4:19:53 AM PST by SoothingDave
Word For The Day, Tuesday, December 13, 2011
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".
to steal or take dishonestly (money, especially public funds, or property entrusted to one's care); embezzle.
[174050; v. use of peculate embezzlement (now obsolete) < Latin pecūlātus, equivalent to pecūlā ( rī ) to embezzle, literally, to make public property private + -tus suffix of v. action. See peculiar, -ate1].
Up and near ‘em.
I don’t like to guess or to speculate
But the dems, with our money, doth peculate
Give to unions and pals
Pay for trysts with the gals
Are corrupt in ways I can’t articulate
when will you return north of the border?
Friday’s the plan right now. Of course, we havent’ done yet what we came here to do cause the Mexicans aren’t ready. But we told them yesterday that we’re leaving Friday for Christmas, so maybe that will light a spark under them.
Makes me want to expectorate.
"Public officials should not be chosen
if they are lacking in experience, training,
proven virtue, and demonstrated wisdom. "
so are you doing a whole lotta hurry up and wait, there?
Yesterday i started to feel that the Obams would be re-elected. Last night xshub came home and said he had concluded the very same thing. And we had not talked about it since independently coming to the same conclusion, since it’s been recent. I pray we are wrong and it’s our inherent gloominess coming through.
Yes, but at least we have a slow wireless internet connection on site, which is more than I had in March.
I am feeling the same way. Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. I mean, Obama is throwing us a damned softball (not fast-pitch!) and the damned Pubbies are wiffing it! God help me, but Newt is starting to look good to me! I feel like I have beer goggles on!
well it is nice to have your smiling face here, backwards and slow though you might be... ; )
Oh, and you are Catholic and Eastern European...we are wired to be gloomy!
I swear I did not see this before my Newt post!
Agreed! I will have to look into the Fort Campbell situation and see if they have needs.
The unemployment rate has edged down, he’s claiming military victory and withdrawal and visiting troops at Ft Benning etc. He will implement the most drastic slash and burn campaign of our lifetime and we have.... NO ONE. yeah, newt is looking decent, romney, ANYONE BUT OBAMA! but i don’t know if the rank and file electorate are as disgusted as we are and whether any of these alternatives are palatable to them over the socialist we know.
yes, but STOIC, always stoic! that was the big deal with marrying an Italian. Much histrionics and drama. And OMG, the first dago funeral??? holy crap. i’m used to the “bawl quietly into your hanky” type funeral. His aunts were crying OUT. weird beyond belief. i feared a throwing onto the casket as it was being lowered moment....-
Laughed out loud at the funeral picture!
If the GOP can’t make hay out of this unemployment (and it going down because workers have left the labor force is nothing to trumpet), and Obama frustrating business with the NLRB and EPA and the pipeline non-decision, then they really are the stupid party.
I’m becoming resigned to the Romney eventuality. Newt will blow up at some time.
Newton Leroy Gingrich really does need to blow himself up because the ladies aren’t going to vote for the twice divorced guy. I checked with my focus group, it ain’t happening.
Am I the only one who really likes Newt for Veep?
Someone could ask him to elaborate some more on having little black school kids working scrubbing toilets.
That should have killed him there.
Peculate. As in boil.
My coffee pot has begun to peculate. Another cup, I speculate. Another and I’m certain late.
but wait, he signed the NO ADULTERY pledge! he’s turned over a new leaf, honest INJUN!
I was on a Corzine thread over the weekend and someone told me that his pants were down around his ankles when he crashed on the NJ turnpike while governor. OMG....I have been laughing ever since. Wonder how the bimbo was dressed...they didn’t say.
You and xshub are not alone, I concur.
Beer goggles....that’s IT! Me, too. I answered the phone when Newt called....listened to his whole spiel and spoke to the live person afterward. Told them I am not ready to donate to anyone, but that I am leaning Newt.
But we can surely beat Biden in 2016...
Yeah, it is too soon for me to have a rebound relationship after Cain.......
LOL.......I didn’t go all the way with Cain so I am immune.
IF my 90 yo MIL makes it to 2016, he has her vote.
Herm was on Hannity last night talking with sean about NEWT. we were like OMG this is so AWKWARD why is he on, he was a candidate 5 min ago, this is way too soon.
I read a tweet that someone had Ron Paul on a TV show and was asking him to critique Newt’s debate performance. Like “He’s a fellow candidate, not a pundit!” Hello?
You guys getting down with the Booty Wave?
didn’t Trump do that already? and now he wants to host a debate? LOL
I got a referral yesterday to an ENT doc....just called and I cannot get in until Feb 2nd. OMG...the pain is intense. I refused pain meds yesterday. What was I thinking? CT scan is tomorrow. I can get a scan, but won’t get the results till Feb.
can you go to Urgent Care for meds? and did you ask to be called if there was a last minute cancellation at the ENT?
Say what? Are they sending the scans on a slow boat to India to be read?
I have meds. I can call daily looking for a canceled appointment and try to move up. She offered me an appointment with the nurse practitioner, but the solution is surgery...it might or might not help to see her. I will call daily (per their advice) to ask about cancellations, perhaps they will get sick of me and give me an appointment. I don’t want some lackey kid doing my surgery. I had sinus surgery before and he has since retired. This is the top guy at that hospital now.
My family doctor can talk to me about them, but the expert ENT guy will not see me till Feb 2nd.
i was going to say, Paula’s hub is a radiologist down here, i was going to dispatch him to read your’s!
Pecksniffian politicians peculate prodigiously
in fact, that could be me, but I am blonde