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Word for the Day, Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - Demulcent
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Posted on 03/21/2012 5:19:46 AM PDT 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”.

Demulcent

Adjective

    Serving to soothe or soften.

Noun

    A soothing, usually mucilaginous or oily substance, such as glycerin or lanolin, used especially to relieve pain in inflamed or irritated mucous membrane

[Latin dmulcns, dmulcent-, present participle of dmulcre, to soften : d-, de- + mulcre, to stroke.]


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If Obama thinks a belated half an approval of the Keystone Pipeline will be a demulcent to soothe agitated voters, he is mistaken.

    President Obama plans to announce in Cushing, Oklahoma Thursday that his administration will expedite the permit process for the southern half of the Keystone XL pipeline, a source familiar with the president’s announcement tells CNN.

1 posted on 03/21/2012 5:19:53 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

IBTP?


2 posted on 03/21/2012 5:21:00 AM PDT by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: tioga

Smooth and oily? Obama himself is a demulcent. But soothe me, he does not. (yoda-speak: off)


3 posted on 03/21/2012 5:23:06 AM PDT by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Gabz; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...
Tis HUMP day, get it on! Homework on my desk ASAP.

BTW, the camel denies eating your homework.

4 posted on 03/21/2012 5:23:37 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Hey, no fair! Soothing is my bailiwick.


5 posted on 03/21/2012 5:27:00 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Explorer89
A+++ nah, theO grates and chafes ...love this depiction of him by Jon McNaughton


6 posted on 03/21/2012 5:27:00 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

ha! that sounds like a grating whine to me, not demulcent at all.


7 posted on 03/21/2012 5:29:16 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

In the definition, there is a great word. (continuing the Yoda speak meme)

mucilaginous

store this one for a later “word of the day”


8 posted on 03/21/2012 5:32:15 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: SoothingDave

DemulcentDave? more alliteration!


9 posted on 03/21/2012 5:48:58 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

But it doesn’t have the panache that “soothing” does.

The other Jets decided to engage the Penguins in a shootout last night. That rarely ends well. One might say they got thrashed.


10 posted on 03/21/2012 5:51:22 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga

I’m sick and tired of Republican contenders who are trying to effect a demulcent view of how well things will be if ‘he’ is elected. It’s not going to be that fantastic, because like cod liver oil, the medicine to repair the damage this Jackal has reaped upon this nation will be harsh, and filled with protest. And that’s if t’he’ really is trying to repair the damage. Dammit, stop playing games and speak the plain frikkin’ truth!!!


11 posted on 03/21/2012 5:53:14 AM PDT by theDentist (FYBO/FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: theDentist

A+++ hope that rant served as a demulcent. what goads me even worse is the DC insiders who keep telling me Mitt is the man. gag me.


12 posted on 03/21/2012 6:00:03 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga
Demulcent

Oh mama, I know this one. Da mule cent is yesterday's dollar.....Mule, Dems, Inflation, Cent, Dollar...Right. But it's better than:

“A soothing, usually mucilaginous or oily substance, such as glycerin or lanolin, used especially to relieve pain in inflamed or irritated mucous membrane”.

This just conjures up visions of a brass device on the floor at the end of the bar and one of the Coffin brothers leaning over it. Whew...eeeeeee! Now that's demulcent!

13 posted on 03/21/2012 7:09:43 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: tioga

Demulcent is the pleasing olfactory sensations released into the shopping center.


14 posted on 03/21/2012 7:15:15 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

The Jets are nasty, glad you beat them. we play them again on Friday at home.


15 posted on 03/21/2012 7:21:20 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga
There is no demulcent potent enough to soothe the sting of the the venomous wounds inflicted on our American Body Politic by the Kenyan in Chief and his accomplices.



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

16 posted on 03/21/2012 7:27:07 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: xsmommy

Haven’t paid much attention to them. I sometimes still forget momentarily what they’re doing in the East conference standings.


17 posted on 03/21/2012 7:33:58 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: theDentist; tioga; xsmommy; SoothingDave

I keep hoping this entire campaign season has been crafted by behind the scenes minds who threw romney out there to work up our anxiety and throw the liberals off their game fighting the weaknesses of romney. Then, at our convention, someone wonderful will be put up before us and having not spent a dime on campaigning, and not having been in the dirt fighting against other republicans, will emerge ready to kick azz and take names! (hey I can dream can’t I?)


18 posted on 03/21/2012 8:32:23 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Congress touched me inappropriately, they should be put on administrative leave immediately)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

You might want to check for a gas leak. ;-)


19 posted on 03/21/2012 8:33:18 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Well i am no longer hot for a brokered convention, since i am afraid that AUGUST is far too late to get sufficient $ and organization infrastructure in place etc and get moving on a campaign against the Antichrist who has more $ than God to spend on campaigning. I know no one wants to hear it, but it is going to be Romney, let’s just *ing get going and make sure he wins because the alternative is Venezuela.


20 posted on 03/21/2012 8:35:24 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

I think I prefer a gas induced dream state to reality right now....the headache of reality is worse.


21 posted on 03/21/2012 8:36:14 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Congress touched me inappropriately, they should be put on administrative leave immediately)
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To: xsmommy

All you say is good, but even better: Obama is blowing through money right now. He’s way behind on even matching the funds he had in 2008.


22 posted on 03/21/2012 8:38:10 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga

Oh, I haven’t gotten about to ranting yet...


23 posted on 03/21/2012 8:48:06 AM PDT by theDentist (FYBO/FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

A President Romney will need to be emboldened by a GOP Congress.


24 posted on 03/21/2012 8:50:31 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

that is good to hear, but i will never count out the Antichrist, because he has a mephitic backer....


25 posted on 03/21/2012 8:55:54 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Chuck Krauthammer agrees with me that he has to pick Rubio and that Rubio will draw in lots of different constituencies. Whyisa i know you are concerned that the diehards won’t ever pull the lever for Romney, but if we can draw the Hispanics to the ticket by adding Rubio, it may be enough. Also, Rubio should put FL def in the R column. He suggested Portman as another alternative, but def was high on Rubio. and said that regardless of Rubio saying NO now, that he won’t say no, no one says no, when the call is actually made and everything is on the line.


26 posted on 03/21/2012 9:00:49 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave
yes, it's time. but what will FR do?
27 posted on 03/21/2012 9:48:18 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Remain in denial, it appears.


28 posted on 03/21/2012 9:56:54 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Daughter brings home a flyer yesterday. The school is having some sort of contest to promote eating of fruits and veggies.

Winning classroom gets a pizza party.


29 posted on 03/21/2012 10:34:59 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

I think Rubio’s book indicates he’s open to the VP slot. Did you notice it says “American Son” on the cover. Yea, he’s ready.


30 posted on 03/21/2012 10:36:57 AM PDT by tioga
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Did you notice it says “American Son” on the cover. Yea, he’s ready.

Ready up the birthers :)

Tebow is a Jet.

Mark Sanchez will continue doing what he does best, date young women.

31 posted on 03/21/2012 10:39:38 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: xsmommy

I have worked up some enthusiasm of late for Santorum, even tweeted once in his defense and surprised myself. I know Romney will end up with it, but denial has nothing to do with it....it’s more like an act of resignation to defer finally to Romney. I am sure I could come around, but I don’t want to. I do think he will rake in the Dem votes and help us win, but that is the very reason I don’t like Romney.


32 posted on 03/21/2012 10:41:20 AM PDT by tioga
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To: NeoCaveman

he, he.......Tebow to the Jets. LOVE it. I am a Jets fan since the Superbowl. What happened to their last quarterback?


33 posted on 03/21/2012 10:44:04 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2861496/posts

He may not be much for believing in global warming, but he sure hit this one out of the park.

Almost makes me wonder if the questioner was a plant.


34 posted on 03/21/2012 10:45:37 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

LMAO.....I don’t consider pizza a 1st choice healthy meal. What kid is gonna love a pizza with veggies on it?


35 posted on 03/21/2012 10:46:56 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga; hobbes1

They signed Sanchez to a contract extension earlier. so bringing in another high profile QB has got to make him feel good.


36 posted on 03/21/2012 10:47:09 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

I love this new version of Mozzilla, I just have to highligt a word and the definition appears on my screen. I like that word.


37 posted on 03/21/2012 10:48:25 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

Think what theO will blow through when we have a candidate concentrating on him. Wowser, will the sparks be flying from hell then.


38 posted on 03/21/2012 10:50:14 AM PDT by tioga
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To: ConorMacNessa

(snicker) A+++


39 posted on 03/21/2012 10:52:33 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

I know women who go nuts spending just from the scent of new clothing. True. A++


40 posted on 03/21/2012 10:54:13 AM PDT by tioga
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To: count-your-change

You’ve got your game on. LOL A+++


41 posted on 03/21/2012 10:55:35 AM PDT by tioga
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

We had a late call, then I hung at the station (our village polling spot) to see who our new mayor was. Happy to say I got my pick. So nice of no one in class to notice the teacher took a 4 hour nap today. I think I got too much sleep now.


42 posted on 03/21/2012 10:58:21 AM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; Texan5; NeoCaveman; SoothingDave
I was JUST out of camera range last night. I didn't even see the pic taken. I was busy texting out the winner to my homies.
43 posted on 03/21/2012 11:16:31 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

Will they be trading Sanchez or will one of them sit the bench? Weird.


44 posted on 03/21/2012 11:26:41 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

I am hearing on my FB account that the Jets training camp is in Cortland, near enough to me. Everyone is planning a road trip this summer already.


45 posted on 03/21/2012 11:49:42 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Tebow will be the backup. Remember, for all the hype, he was just the rookie QB of an 8-8 team.


46 posted on 03/21/2012 11:59:10 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

With Sanchez the reigning Superbowl champion, that makes sense. Still, the draw locally will be Tebow. He has some star power despite that.


47 posted on 03/21/2012 12:01:40 PM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

What was the difference between the Rebuild Oswego and the Citizens parties? And congrats on your guy winning!


48 posted on 03/21/2012 12:14:52 PM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Congress touched me inappropriately, they should be put on administrative leave immediately)
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To: tioga; hobbes1

The other NY team won the SB.


49 posted on 03/21/2012 12:15:41 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

In the big picture the Rebuild party wanted to rebuild after the flood, the Citizen one wanted to abolish the village entirely.


50 posted on 03/21/2012 12:16:29 PM PDT by tioga
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