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Word For The Day, Thursday, December 22, 2011 - calvous
dictionaries ad nauseam | 22 December 2011 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 12/22/2011 3:37:58 AM PST 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".

calvous \KAL-vuhs\ , adjective
Lacking all or most of the hair on the head; bald.

Example sentences:
The wit's voluminous neckerchief unraveled and slipped to the mold, and the spangled silver wig fell from the telltale calvous head.
-- D. M. Cornish, Lamplighter

Admittedly most old, bloated, calvous Germans could double for me, and even if he hadn't been doppelganger material, with the beard I had started growing and the two black eyes, you'd need x-rays to spot the difference.
-- Tibor Fischer, The Thought Gang

Etymology:
Calvous is derived from the Latin word calvus which meant simply “bald.”

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 12/22/2011 3:38:01 AM PST 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 12/22/2011 3:39:08 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden; Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; ...

Rise and shine!


3 posted on 12/22/2011 3:40:55 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Proxy error.


4 posted on 12/22/2011 3:41:41 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

The bald army officer had a sore throat: obviously he served with the hoarse calvarious force.


5 posted on 12/22/2011 3:47:25 AM PST 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
Hi early bird. A for you!
6 posted on 12/22/2011 3:49:21 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Present!


7 posted on 12/22/2011 4:09:43 AM PST by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: secret garden

I think Obama is calvous on the INSIDE of his head, not much there. What the hell did they think was going to happen in Iraq after we left. The games have commenced.


8 posted on 12/22/2011 4:12:39 AM PST by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: secret garden
In the Bible, some "youts" who mocked Elisha's Calvous head are killed by a she-bear. Either it is very dangerous to mock a Prophet, or Ursa had a soft spot in her heart for Bald men.
9 posted on 12/22/2011 4:15:15 AM PST by left that other site
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To: secret garden
Ladies and Gennelmen,

...Calvous Klein.

10 posted on 12/22/2011 4:55:26 AM PST by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: Explorer89

There’s a Weiner baby!! Didja hear?


11 posted on 12/22/2011 5:23:55 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: Explorer89
baby. Weenie!
12 posted on 12/22/2011 5:27:46 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Oops thought that was an account of the birth. It was on fox and friends I’m looking for the web story for you.


13 posted on 12/22/2011 5:29:23 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: secret garden
Calvous congressman caught making a mention of big booty of the first lady.

The truth, thankfully, is its own defense.

14 posted on 12/22/2011 6:01:38 AM PST by NeoCaveman (Free TOTUS)
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To: Explorer89
Agreed. A for you.
15 posted on 12/22/2011 6:43:36 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: left that other site
Bottom line? Respect your elders. A for you.
16 posted on 12/22/2011 6:45:02 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: theDentist
That's a little scary. A+ for you.
17 posted on 12/22/2011 6:46:37 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: NeoCaveman

It stands on its own, like the Wookie’s posterior. A+ for you.


18 posted on 12/22/2011 6:48:13 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Well Thank You! :-)


19 posted on 12/22/2011 6:53:44 AM PST by left that other site
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To: left that other site

You’re welcome.


20 posted on 12/22/2011 6:54:53 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Am parked next to car with bumper sticker “we bark for Barack” I am dry heaving...


21 posted on 12/22/2011 7:16:39 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

The calvous Carvile is also quite comfortable with bald-faced lying....

22 posted on 12/22/2011 7:42:49 AM PST by mikrofon (Calvous Coolie)
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To: xsmommy

No, I hadn’t heard! What is the new line, “Hey baby, wanna’ get a gander at my little Weiner?”


23 posted on 12/22/2011 7:56:51 AM PST by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: NeoCaveman

OMG.....the chat line after that is disgusting. And any clueless wonder who does now know that MO’s ass is airbrushed out of many of her photos....well, there is no word for them since I am still attempting ladyhood this early in the am.


24 posted on 12/22/2011 8:05:56 AM PST by tioga ( Holder lost the guns, Corzine lost the money, Obama lost the jobs....a dem trifecta.)
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To: secret garden
Only two more shopping days till Christmas....Santa is busy scaring the little tykes..............at the mall.
25 posted on 12/22/2011 8:32:32 AM PST by tioga ( Holder lost the guns, Corzine lost the money, Obama lost the jobs....a dem trifecta.)
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To: secret garden

Calvous is also a flaky, savory Greek pastry which was initially ruled out as one of the causes of the socioeconomic upheaval in that country.


26 posted on 12/22/2011 8:54:38 AM PST by Silentgypsy (If this creature is not stopped it could make its way to Novosibirsk!)
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To: secret garden
BHO and BO Christmas shopping...for themselves, I see.Wonder what the heck this calvous guy is thinking.

....."but, but" or is it "butt, butt".

27 posted on 12/22/2011 9:04:24 AM PST by tioga ( Holder lost the guns, Corzine lost the money, Obama lost the jobs....a dem trifecta.)
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To: xsmommy
This will make you laugh.....
28 posted on 12/22/2011 9:13:12 AM PST by tioga ( Holder lost the guns, Corzine lost the money, Obama lost the jobs....a dem trifecta.)
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To: tioga

Again this is the Potomac Yard Petsmart and Best Buy. This is the shopping center near to xsjr’s school where I constantly shop while waiting. It’s the closest to DC. Same strip as the TArget ypthat moochelle went to fir her photo op!


29 posted on 12/22/2011 9:13:12 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: tioga

Again this is the Potomac Yard Petsmart and Best Buy. This is the shopping center near to xsjr’s school where I constantly shop while waiting. It’s the closest to DC. Same strip as the TArget ypthat moochelle went to fir her photo op!


30 posted on 12/22/2011 9:13:12 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: tioga

LMAO what a damn fairy!


31 posted on 12/22/2011 9:14:44 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Do we need to worry about you running into the ‘bam clan and getting yourself arrested by the SS? LOL be careful out there, didn’t know you were so close in the trenches.


32 posted on 12/22/2011 9:15:25 AM PST by tioga ( Holder lost the guns, Corzine lost the money, Obama lost the jobs....a dem trifecta.)
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To: tioga

Oh they venture across the river solely for photo ops. I’m sure their peons shop fir them!


33 posted on 12/22/2011 9:37:08 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Can you change the “k” in bark to an “f”?


34 posted on 12/22/2011 9:39:22 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: mikrofon

Calvous Cajun is ragin’. A+ for you.


35 posted on 12/22/2011 9:40:39 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

ROR!!!


36 posted on 12/22/2011 10:22:15 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Obama’s dog better enjoy the indulgent life while he can-once the wannabe royals are out of their borrowed home, Beau the temporary pet will no doubt be given to a departing staff member like the Clinton’s cat Sox was...


37 posted on 12/22/2011 10:38:44 AM PST by Texan5 ( "You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line...")
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To: secret garden; hobbes1
And Hobbesus


38 posted on 12/22/2011 10:51:52 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

Obama in yet another photo op
Casually shopping without a tie
Bringing his dog into the store
Is a transparent, calvous lie-

Unless that store is a Petsmart
We commoners are not allowed
To bring our pets along with us
To go shopping in a crowd

In a lame attempt to be “like us”
He’s done just the opposite thing-
Proving once more he’s a dilettante
Who really wants to be king

Is it just me, or does he look more like some fancy zillionaire wannabe, just when everyone I know is struggling to support a family?


39 posted on 12/22/2011 10:57:11 AM PST by Texan5 ( "You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line...")
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To: Texan5

It’s Bo, as in the owner’s initials. And rumor has it he was flown back from HI to the DC Petsmart for a photo-op with the big zero.


40 posted on 12/22/2011 11:00:49 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Surely it’d be cheaper to hire a stunt dog.


41 posted on 12/22/2011 11:15:36 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

Oh-I’m used to the southern “Beau”, short for “Beauregard”-that has always been a popular name for dogs (and a nickname for guys).

They flew the damn dog in for a photo op? On our dime? Holy s***, November cannot come soon enough!


42 posted on 12/22/2011 11:34:50 AM PST by Texan5 ( "You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line...")
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To: secret garden

wow, i have been too busy for much news, SERIOUSLY he was flown back for that? UNBELEEEEEvable


43 posted on 12/22/2011 11:36:44 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

I sgree on the stunt dog/stand in-I don’t think anyone would notice-it isn’t like the dog is the star of a reality show or anything-one Portugese Water Dog pretty much looks like another...


44 posted on 12/22/2011 11:40:30 AM PST by Texan5 ( "You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line...")
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To: Texan5

Oops! “agree”


45 posted on 12/22/2011 11:42:39 AM PST by Texan5 ( "You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line...")
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To: secret garden

My little one does the opposite
Working on his letters I wrote an F, asked him what it was, he said K.

Did it again.”...what letter......K!!
Exasperated I asked...

How come every time I write F you see K?!?!


46 posted on 12/22/2011 11:47:40 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America")
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To: hobbes1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjmxUSsL-qk

April Wine


47 posted on 12/22/2011 11:51:28 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Lol. I was ripping off Soupy Sales and White Fang


48 posted on 12/22/2011 12:02:44 PM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America")
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To: Texan5

He looks like the poseur he is. A+ for you.


49 posted on 12/22/2011 12:46:38 PM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Silentgypsy

And I’ve been calling it baklava...A for you!


50 posted on 12/22/2011 12:47:55 PM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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