Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Monday, April 16, 2012-- picayune
Posted on 04/16/2012 4:40:14 AM PDT by xsmommy
Word For The Day, Monday, 4/16/12
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".
1. of little value or account; small; trifling: a picayune amount. 2. petty, carping, or prejudiced: I didn't want to seem picayune by criticizing. noun 3. (formerly, in Louisiana, Florida, etc.) a coin equal to half a Spanish real. 4. any small coin, as a five-cent piece. 5. Informal . an insignificant person or thing.
Etymology: 178090; < Provençal picaioun small copper coin (compare French picaillons ), derivative of an onomatopoetic base *pikk- beat, here referring to the coining of coppers
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....
Here is my example with WFTD.
Oh no, no, no.... they better step back up offa my man, Dan Bylsma. Yes there was more than a picayune amount of violence in the Pens-flyers game, but if anyone needs FIRED, it's that little pissant Crosby.
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
No pushing at the door please!
Oh yeah, and class is in session.
The media will perseverate upon any picayune peccadillo to destroy a conservative candidate.
They should be plunged into perdition for such pusillanimous prejudice!
Perfect! A+++ ; )
Sorry, Darling, but they’re gonna be screaming for Danny-boy’s head. You’ve got to blame the coaching for not even trying to get the team playing some sort of defensive system when it was obvious after Friday night that the Flyers were not going to be beaten playing end-to-end frenzied hockey.
Saturday everyone on the team is saying “oh, we don’t have to change anything, just eliminate mistakes.”
Funny how Friday’s game was probably one of the most exciting I’ve ever seen. Physical, yes, but not dirty. Up and down the ice action, lots of scoring, some remarkable individual efforts.
Take the same game to Philly and things turn into a brawl.
“Goonito ergo sum” is the Flyer motto.
Barry’s issues: remote, picayune
His solutions: juvenile and jejune
Liberals can’t meet a budget
So they make facts up, fudge it
As they all sing their class-warfare tune
Not a picayune problem: it is supposed to be near ninety degrees for today’s running of the Boston Marathon.
OMG, do not blame the venue for the Pens behavior. Asham crosschecking the previously concussed Braden Schenn to the FACE and then punching him in the head when he was down for good measure is NOT to be blamed on the venue. Even ardent Pens fans were ashamed of their behavior yesterday. I’d seen a tweet saying that Dan prob told them to initiate the first fight, to get something started, if that’s true that’s bad. But i think he’s a good coach, and their mistakes and goonish behavior is all their own.
Is it Patriots day? bc i work in DC and i am pretty sure they are celebrating EMANCIPATION day here, and that’s why DC gov’t and hence, MY GARAGE, is closed. So i got to park a block farther away for $20. Groovy! A+++
that is NOT good! A+++
Well, starting a fight in Philly to get them off their game is a tactic that has worked before.
But, anyway, you swerved by my main point there. Where is the coaching this series? I haven’t seen anything that doesn’t look like an end-to-end free-for-all.
That’s not working. They need to do something different on Wednesday.
Picayune is a picayune city in Mississippi.
I lived in Picayune for two years while my dad worked in Bay St Louis.
A+++ what’s their newspaper called? The Picayune Picayune? ; )
A+++ and AFTER that question was posed and he evaded it, he had the temerity to state in his remarks to the President of Colombia that part of his job on these summits is to SCOUT VACAY spots to bring Michelle back to!! openly flaunting the fact that they are bankrolling their lifestyle on the backs of the taxpayers!
i pray that it is so! A+++
I’ve been using that as a brickbat against the leftists at TGG who were defending Rosens remarks.
(At least Ann Romney vacations on HER OWN DIME)
This word sounds like a parish in LA. Did you see my team beat Detroit at the Joe yesterday? First time we’ve beaten them there in the play-offs. There were pig piles(JR’s word) in almost all of the games yesterday except ours. Shanny will be bu-sy!
yeah but shea webber’s slap on the wrist for his headbashing into the glass in game one is kind of left as a festering sore, in the twitterverse. the feeling was that was mishandled. didn’t see it myself, haven’t watched any of the preds games, but i have seen internet memes develop about the webber incident.
Isn’t it funny how the left is so damn jealous of the Romney’s that they have to attack the fact that they have been successful? That Rosen woman is probably wealthy compared to many other liberal lesbians raising children without a partner since they broke up. But in my circles, most women want to stay home with their children and some can, some can’t. Unless they are professionals, most women I know would rather not work outside the home. This may be different for women you know, but it has been my experience.
LeTang was a complete jerk. Who does that to Kimmo, one of the true gentlemen of the game? I predict plenty of fines and well-deserved suspensions. And the coach didn’t prepare or control his team so I think his time should be limited. IOW, he’s a goner.
You know what else I can’t stand? Prissy “stars” who cheap shot or start fights and then run and hide and let their teammates finish them. I’m talking to you, CroMalkin!
Well you are right and it’s a CHOICE, but apparently if one chooses to stay home, the Left considers it an abrogation of all knowledge— economic, political etc. If you stay home you aren’t competent to opine on the issues of the day.
Moronbury thinks the only reason your team is tanking is because Malkin isn’t scoring. Can you tell him what is obvious to the rest of the world, that DEFENSE wins championships and without it they don’t stand a chance?
I would gladly argue that it was the right call since we were there, saw plenty of replays, and here’s what really happened. Z pushed Webs’ face into the glass first and tried knee on knee from the back, Webs turned and shoved him, Z ducked and Webs put his glove on his rt. shoulder and shoved him into the glass/boards from 1 foot away. Z crumpled like a Canuck and was chirping back at him the whole time after the ref came over to see what happened. There was no injury, there was previous provocation, and not nearly the action that was described on the net.
Also, Z was taking headshots at several players the next game and getting zero calls for it, blatant grabbing the helmet stuff and the refs just ignored it. He’s dirty and there’s no excuse for that from a skilled player. Vince Gill had the crowd chanting “Bertuzzi is a sissy” from the bandstage that night. He also had it on a tee shirt.
It would be nice if Malkin started scoring, but I have been saying since Friday that they should be studying old game film of the Devils and playing some sort of lockdown defense.
The Pens playing freewheeling is going to beat most teams in the league. But not this Flyers team. They have beat us at our own game and no one with the Pens seems to have recognized this.
Yes but the main idea was lost when the idiot said what she did - she was really bashing Ann Romney for being married to a wealthy man. Rosen used the comment about her not working to bash her for being “kept”. Her disgust at a happily married couple who have a loving relationship AND are successful was at the heart of her comment. Ann is stupid because she isn’t working.. apparently she forgot Ann has a degree from Harvard.
i didn’t realize ann had a degree from harvard, actually. yes, it was snottily said and that was clearly what she was insinuating.
Did you miss post #10? That is not a picayune mistake! LOL.
At least no one went after Steve Sullivan. We still love him here.
i’m so sorry!!! A+++ i have been obsessed with hockey and missed it! inexcusable of me!!
That Rosen woman, is a lesbian, probably because no sober man would....well, you can see where that is going. ; )
This may be different for other lesbians you know, but.....
and so, no one wants to discuss the whoring SS in Colombia? what the hell is THAT about?
i.e. “I'll picayune Bobby”
All the agents in question have been transferred to the Can’t Keep a Secret Service.
Awwww, shucks! You’re excused. After all your garage was closed! (I wondered why taxes weren’t due today...)
Hillary getting down in the Cartagena, sucking off a bottle of God knows what! I have been to Cartagena, it is very pretty there. and AGUARDIENTE is the colombian spirit of choice.
it is clear that this group of gringas is all red in the face and animated. aguardiente is a clear liquid, flavored like licorice, and literally means BURNING WATER. if they are doing shots of it, it’s separate and apart from this which looks to be beer.
she will forever be Swillary to me now...