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Word for the Day, Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - Panjandrum
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Posted on 02/07/2012 9:15:15 PM PST by tioga


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”.

Panjandrum

Noun

    An important or self-important person: "a panjandrum of the publishing business" (Nat Hentoff).


    Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for 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....

    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



TOPICS: Word For The Day
KEYWORDS:
Rick Santorum is the latest panjandrum on the campaign trail. Twin victories.
1 posted on 02/07/2012 9:15:18 PM PST by tioga
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Gabz; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

I am posting a night class........will be on a road trip all day. Will try to log in sometime late afternoon. Behave.....let’s not end up in after school detention. I am all out of pink slips.


2 posted on 02/07/2012 9:17:46 PM PST by tioga
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To: tioga

The primary season always brings out the panjandrums at FR.


3 posted on 02/07/2012 9:39:12 PM PST by Roccus
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To: tioga

The panjandrums, or rather, the people pontificating whilst hanging around in their pajamas, forever changed the landscape of journalism. It has all been to the good.


4 posted on 02/07/2012 10:13:53 PM PST by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: tioga
Panjandrum.

This can be complicated. It requires two red pills, a good steak and that bottle you've been saving for just such an occasion.
A panjandrum is a kind of drum that sounds like someone hammering a tin pan. They go on sale in January so you buy one for the guy that has an apartment above your ex-wife since he thinks he's a musician. (he'd do better as a blacksmith).

The two red pills are aspirin which you send to the ex-wife instead of the latest check, the steak and bottle are for you as you plan retiring to Costa Rica. (live well for less!)

Panjandrum.

5 posted on 02/07/2012 10:23:27 PM PST by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: tioga

After reading your numerous posts about raising the level of discourse on FR makes you a genuine panjandrum and an advocate of the blogging public; thank you!


6 posted on 02/07/2012 10:26:34 PM PST by STD (It Doesn't Take a Real Political Panjandrum to Cut Taxes & Cut Spending Stupid!)
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To: tioga

Obama is NOT and panjandrum and he IS a panjandrum!


7 posted on 02/07/2012 11:40:34 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign iup for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: tioga

Michelle Obama, a panjandrum of the fashion world....


8 posted on 02/08/2012 12:00:03 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: tioga
I really hope ALL the Catholics and other Christians realize what an arrogant Panjandrum this narcissistic B@$T@D Obozo is over the issue of mandated contraceptives and kick him out in November.
9 posted on 02/08/2012 2:55:42 AM PST by verga (Protestant puppies have their eyes closed, Catholic ones have their eyes open.)
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To: tioga

Donald Trump, the business panjandrum and self-promoter, comes to mind with this word. I have been a Santorum fan for a long time and hope his streak continues.


10 posted on 02/08/2012 4:43:18 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga
Valentines day is next week, time for those lewd and lascivious panjandrum commercials on tv. i make sure to tell xshub each year, i do NOT want a hoodiefootie, thanks.
11 posted on 02/08/2012 4:49:58 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: tioga

12 posted on 02/08/2012 5:16:56 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: xsmommy

Did you hear the Vermont Teddybear commercial on Rush?
They talk about the “big surprise” and the “big reward” and “going home happy”...

Yep, no implications there!


13 posted on 02/08/2012 5:24:07 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: tioga

“Beware the panjandrum, my son, the jaws that bite, the claws that snatch!”

It sounds as though it belongs from that source.

While I could imagine the term Jabberwonk coming into more popular parlance.


14 posted on 02/08/2012 5:24:12 AM PST by NicknamedBob (If "everybody's different" then two of them have to be the same. It's the only way to be different.)
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To: Explorer89; tioga; xsmommy

Did Dan Rather sent himself a Pajanadrum for Christmas?


15 posted on 02/08/2012 6:15:23 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: MrB

they are the WORST! they are on Fox before Val day too and they are ridiculously gross!


16 posted on 02/08/2012 6:18:22 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: MrB

excellent rebus! A+++


17 posted on 02/08/2012 6:26:03 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I dunno, I have been so cold (have a hot water bottle at my feet right now) that the hoodie footie is looking pretty appealing!


18 posted on 02/08/2012 6:38:31 AM PST by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: Explorer89

who knew the Italy could be so frigid! was last winter like this?


19 posted on 02/08/2012 6:42:51 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: tioga
To remove the stain on the Office from the pretentious Man-child, we're gonna need some heavy duty-


20 posted on 02/08/2012 6:58:00 AM PST by mikrofon (Pan-Janitor-In-a-Drum)
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To: xsmommy

Last February was gorgeous! We are flipped.....last year in the US it was brutal. I walk the dog wearing my vintage fur coat!


21 posted on 02/08/2012 7:00:18 AM PST by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: tioga
The PETA panjandrums are tying up court time with this?

Court to decide if SeaWorld whales are illegal 'slaves'

22 posted on 02/08/2012 7:03:13 AM PST by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: Explorer89

no blood-hurling PETA types over there i guess!


23 posted on 02/08/2012 7:21:09 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Gads, no. All of the little old ladies grocery shop in mink.


24 posted on 02/08/2012 7:30:28 AM PST by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: NeoCaveman; tioga

Syracuse plays the Georgetown Antichrists tonight in Syracuse. xshub is in a tizzy over it.


25 posted on 02/08/2012 7:58:23 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

What about doublemyspeed.com? Talk about an obnoxious couple.


26 posted on 02/08/2012 8:24:33 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Have you ever asked yourself “If Downton Abbey ran on Spike TV, what would the promos look like?”

http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/02/05/snls-5-best-skits-downton-gets-the-spike-treatment-newt-goes-to-the-moon/#downton-abbey-on-spike-tv


27 posted on 02/08/2012 8:27:23 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Haha - thanks for the info. I think, after hearing the way the “Spike generation” would describe Downton I wish to go back to that time more than ever and NOT devolve to this level. ;^)


28 posted on 02/08/2012 8:48:03 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Congress touched me inappropriately, they should be put on administrative leave immediately)
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To: SoothingDave

and what about PCmatic.com? the wife is CLEARLY out whoring around on her clueless husband with that little eye-twinkle before she snatches the keys to the mercedes for GIRLS NIGHT OUT.


29 posted on 02/08/2012 9:06:41 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

No, thanks. I’ll take air conditioning and the internet.


30 posted on 02/08/2012 9:36:19 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

That’s the one I meant! Driving off in the fancy car. I just thought she was out to spend his money shopping, but your interpretation is better.


31 posted on 02/08/2012 9:39:35 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

she’s shacked up in her love-nest somewhere when the college aged daughter whines to the dad, my computer isn’t working, LETS GO BUY A NEW ONE!


32 posted on 02/08/2012 9:44:19 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: tioga

Barack, the ridiculos panjandrum
Believed when they told him that he’s the one
Each speech is a bore
He’s worse than Al Gore
My three year-old muttered, “That tan man dumb!”


33 posted on 02/08/2012 11:21:03 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (How bad would an Obama II administration be, without the constraints of re-election?)
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To: xsmommy; SoothingDave

I hate those commercials for PC Matic-I don’t know any family whose members want to rush to the store-like the dad and kid want to do-most of us do some troubleshooting ourselves, then call a friend who repairs computers before we go to the store or to an online repair site.

And what the hell is “girls’ night out”?


34 posted on 02/08/2012 12:34:04 PM PST by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: xsmommy; SoothingDave

I hate those commercials for PC Matic-I don’t know any family whose members want to rush to the store-like the dad and kid want to do-most of us do some troubleshooting ourselves, then call a friend who repairs computers before we go to the store or to an online repair site.

And what the hell is “girls’ night out”?


35 posted on 02/08/2012 12:35:08 PM 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; xsmommy

New scene.
Exterior of Jerry’s apartment building, then inside Jerry’s apartment.

JERRY: What else did you two do?

ELAINE: Oh, I don’t know, you know, girlie stuff.

JERRY: Ah, so, ah, flower shows and, shopping for pretty bows, and then back to her place, strip down to bra and panties for a tickle fight?

(Elaine stands there for a good 6 seconds with arms crossed, blank expression, just looking at Jerry)

ELAINE: That’s really what you think girls do, isn’t it?

JERRY: Yes, I do. (very serious)

ELAINE: All rightee. (turns and walks to the bathroom)


36 posted on 02/08/2012 12:43:00 PM PST by SoothingDave
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To: tioga

I’m tired of the panjandrum
The drive-by media has created
Of Obama and Michelle Antoinette-
They are so vastly overrated

Michelle wants kids on a diet
While her ass is getting fatter-
I’m sure she knows we notice this
But to her it doesn’t matter

King Obama attacks religion
And thumbs his nose at the Pope-
I guess his ego don’t accept that
He just gave himself enough rope...


37 posted on 02/08/2012 12:48:24 PM PST by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: SoothingDave

Oh, good grief-It is plain to see that Jerry has seen too many softcore flicks.

More likely-shopping for gardening stuff or groceries then a glass of wine or a beer and talking about what foolish stuff guys do...


38 posted on 02/08/2012 1:04:03 PM PST by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: SoothingDave

Oh, good grief-It is plain to see that Jerry has seen too many softcore flicks.

More likely-shopping for gardening stuff or groceries then a glass of wine or a beer and talking about what foolish stuff guys do...


39 posted on 02/08/2012 1:18:25 PM PST by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: xsmommy; All

SU wins in overtime! Everyone gets an A++ for turning in their homework!


40 posted on 02/08/2012 6:52:18 PM PST by tioga
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To: tioga; secret garden; NeoCaveman; hobbes1; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

way more tense than it needed to be! xshub is in his glory today. all of xskids were thrilled too, bc each of them had personal skin in the game with friends who are Gtown fans/students/alums. xshub hired a guy who is a Gtown alum. He said to xshub yesterday, should i be worried? xshub replied: nah, no need to worry....i’’ll write you a recommendation... ROR!


41 posted on 02/09/2012 7:10:11 AM PST by xsmommy
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