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Word For The Day, Thursday, February 16, 2012 - idoneous
dictionaries ad naueam | 16 February 2012 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 02/16/2012 4:45:23 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".

idoneous \ahy-DOH-nee-uhs\ adjective
Appropriate; fit; suitable; apt.

Example sentences:
As far as benefices are concerned no one could be more idoneous, fitting or suitable than Martin, since he is an Anglican clergyman.
-- Patrick O'Brian, The Truelove

It would hardly be possible to apply less idoneous adjectives to it than Watson's reiterated "wailing" and "haunting."
-- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone

Etymology:
Idoneous is derived from the Latin word idōneus which meant "suitable."

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 02/16/2012 4:45:30 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 02/16/2012 4:46:55 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 02/16/2012 4:50:38 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Morning!


4 posted on 02/16/2012 5:04:44 AM PST by tioga
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To: secret garden
The Gingeroux... idoneously Adonis


5 posted on 02/16/2012 5:05:39 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: tioga

6 posted on 02/16/2012 5:08:32 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy
A+!
7 posted on 02/16/2012 5:09:34 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Good Morning!

...

I can’t think of anything suitable.


8 posted on 02/16/2012 5:12:14 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: NicknamedBob
;)
9 posted on 02/16/2012 5:15:32 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

Morning eye candy!


10 posted on 02/16/2012 5:29:03 AM PST by tioga
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To: tioga

Yes, i could have given birth to him, but i do like looking at him!


11 posted on 02/16/2012 5:34:31 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Idoneous.

Pronounced “ahy DOH nee us”. from the flatlander, Dr. Shrinkwrap, “Idoneous is the excessive devotion to the Idomobile”.

Folks eat, sleep, live, die and attempt to score with the waitress from the truck stop in their cars, sometimes all at once. Downright idonaltry!
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12 posted on 02/16/2012 6:00:32 AM PST by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: secret garden; Explorer89
I recall the odd question from George Stephanopoulos during the ABC debate about contraception. The panjandrum, Mitt Romney, responded "it's working just fine, leave it alone". Then, the sage, Newt Gingrich, responded with a rant on the attacks on the Catholic Church. Of all the candidates, Newt read the leftwing cacography on the wall accurately. We should have realized, like Newt, that this was a tenebrific minatory question meant to test the zeitgeist. At the time, the question came out of left field, a gallimoufry of odd things that made you scratch your head and say WTH. Now we realize that it was a very idoneous question after all. And people wonder why I like Newt.
13 posted on 02/16/2012 6:04:33 AM PST by tioga
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To: tioga; NeoCaveman; SoothingDave; hobbes1
THIS was interesting. didn't see it live, but watched it right now. Beckel is tongue-tied sitting next to such a hottie.
14 posted on 02/16/2012 6:05:52 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: secret garden
Good news, we are protected from hair dryers that are not idoneous
15 posted on 02/16/2012 6:06:12 AM PST by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: xsmommy

I do believe Bob told Sarah she looked very nice. LMAO You cannot tell me he was not enamored by her.


16 posted on 02/16/2012 6:20:32 AM PST by tioga
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To: NeoCaveman

homeland security save us all!


17 posted on 02/16/2012 6:22:57 AM PST by tioga
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To: NeoCaveman
It's all fun and games til someone ends up bound and naked in the back of a Subaru.
18 posted on 02/16/2012 6:24:01 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

To the Dems, Obama was idoneous
Black, Liberal, so sanctimonious.
But what’s done since ‘09
Can’t be farther from fine-
His actions are downright felonious.


19 posted on 02/16/2012 6:30:15 AM PST by mikrofon (Idoneous, bah!)
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To: tioga

Newt consistently lists what he would do to right the wrongs of the past four years. Watched the Greta interview, and he listed exactly jow to get the price of gas down. She tried to push him on how to get it down tomorrow, but he refused to be baited, and just replied that opening up the US drilling would remove the built-in risk factor of the middle east that is in the oil futures. He makes a damned awful lot of sense. Always. He needs to focus on his message.

Plus, I cannot help but anticipate an Obama/Gingrich debate. What will Bams do without a teleprompter? I am not sure he would agree to debate Newt. Period.


20 posted on 02/16/2012 6:38:45 AM PST by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: secret garden

Barack: Heed the words of Polonius
Ever true, and for you, quite idoneous
“Neither borrow nor lend”
He does the first without end
Creating numbers by premise erroneous


21 posted on 02/16/2012 6:39:06 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (How bad would an Obama II administration be, without the constraints of re-election?)
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To: xsmommy
It's all fun and games til someone ends up bound and naked in the back of a Subaru.

No doubt there was some confusion when he asked her, "Honey, would you like it in the front or outback?"

22 posted on 02/16/2012 6:46:58 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (How bad would an Obama II administration be, without the constraints of re-election?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

LOL!


23 posted on 02/16/2012 6:55:53 AM PST by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: secret garden
idoneous \ahy-DOH-nee-uhs\ adjective Appropriate; fit; suitable; apt.

Example sentences:

As far as benefices are concerned no one could be more idoneous, fitting or suitable than Martin, since he is an Anglican clergyman.
-- Patrick O'Brian, The Truelove

Isn't Mr. O'Brian being redundant in his example?

24 posted on 02/16/2012 7:02:17 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: count-your-change
A for you!
25 posted on 02/16/2012 7:13:27 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

A+++!


26 posted on 02/16/2012 7:14:56 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

I watched it live, because Gutfeld slays me. Priceless.


27 posted on 02/16/2012 7:16:19 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: NeoCaveman

Whew, A+ for you.


28 posted on 02/16/2012 7:18:50 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: mikrofon

A+ for you! Wish my team luck in Hockeytown tomorrow night. Streaks are meant to be broken.


29 posted on 02/16/2012 7:21:36 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

A+ for you. It’s biblical as well.


30 posted on 02/16/2012 7:23:14 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I think he’s big on context clues.


31 posted on 02/16/2012 7:24:18 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
This is Idoneous Mediocris. He has been appointed Czar of Good Cheer and Protectorate of Obama's Good Name.

So watch what you say....

32 posted on 02/16/2012 7:32:03 AM PST by theDentist (FYBO/FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

i LOLed in my ofc!!


33 posted on 02/16/2012 7:39:11 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

He’s my fave by far also.


34 posted on 02/16/2012 7:50:30 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: theDentist

A+ for you. I had a patient named Maximus this week.


35 posted on 02/16/2012 8:08:35 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Word is though, when she saw him in all his glory, she wasn’t all that Impreza’d....


36 posted on 02/16/2012 8:09:42 AM PST by mikrofon (Setting the jokes on auto-pilot)
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To: xsmommy

I was watching the 5 one day and Sarah says “where’s Bob?”. I told her I didn’t realize she paid any attention when I had it on.

She only knew his name and not any others cause people are always chastising him by name.


37 posted on 02/16/2012 9:27:24 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

everyone always knows the name of the class clown, i guess!


38 posted on 02/16/2012 9:31:48 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

Ya estas en el aeropuerto?


39 posted on 02/16/2012 9:33:06 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: mikrofon

Probably couldn’t see the Forester for the trees.


40 posted on 02/16/2012 9:37:10 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (How bad would an Obama II administration be, without the constraints of re-election?)
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To: xsmommy

Halfway home. Lunching in Houston. 50 minutes in line at immigration.


41 posted on 02/16/2012 9:38:57 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Welcome back!


42 posted on 02/16/2012 9:50:50 AM PST by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

how long were you gone? seems like forever.


43 posted on 02/16/2012 9:54:35 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I left on Sunday the 29th. So, 19 days.

I found some Diet Dew so I bought two.


44 posted on 02/16/2012 10:06:18 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

that’s your lunch?


45 posted on 02/16/2012 10:10:34 AM PST by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

did you bring enough clean underpants for that long? ; )


46 posted on 02/16/2012 10:14:59 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

leave it to the class mom to be concerned about whether he has clean underwear.


47 posted on 02/16/2012 10:19:26 AM PST by tioga
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To: tioga

No, that’s my aperitif.


48 posted on 02/16/2012 10:22:20 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

One good thing about being in Mexico with someone who speaks Spanish: you can go to a local lavanderia and they’ll do a week’s worth of clothes for about $5.


49 posted on 02/16/2012 10:25:44 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave; tioga

i wondered how you were doing in the lavanderia, LOL!


50 posted on 02/16/2012 10:31:04 AM PST by xsmommy
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