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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.]


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


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To: SoothingDave

yeah, LOL that’s right. I bought enough Giants shirts proclaiming that.


51 posted on 03/21/2012 12:17:51 PM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

darn, everyone now knows I am not a serious fan. oh, well.


52 posted on 03/21/2012 12:18:57 PM PDT by tioga
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

that’s rebuild Owego, not Oswego, or Otego for that matter.


53 posted on 03/21/2012 12:23:18 PM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

Ice cream party’d be even better : )


54 posted on 03/21/2012 1:30:13 PM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga

Is that pronounced like “oh, we go” crazy when you spell our name wrong?


55 posted on 03/21/2012 1:38:42 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga

Sorry I misspelled the name - thanks for the explanation.


56 posted on 03/21/2012 2:35:12 PM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Congress touched me inappropriately, they should be put on administrative leave immediately)
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To: SoothingDave

yep


57 posted on 03/21/2012 2:42:13 PM PDT by tioga
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

we have all 3 here in NY, everyone makes that mistake.


58 posted on 03/21/2012 2:43:25 PM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Really? Well mine was just a typo, sort of - because I didn’t confuse them since I didn’t know they existed! lol I can see how that could be confusing though to those in the area when someone types the wrong name


59 posted on 03/21/2012 2:57:32 PM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Congress touched me inappropriately, they should be put on administrative leave immediately)
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To: MrB; tioga

The mucilaginous mongrel, our pusillanimous pResident Obama is just another in a long line of Democrat demulcent salesmen...


60 posted on 03/21/2012 4:17:23 PM PDT by mikrofon (WFTD Bump)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; xsmommy

Yea, somebody’s brother was here and they thought he was in Oswego, too. I could have met him. LOL


61 posted on 03/21/2012 7:22:58 PM PDT by tioga
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