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Word for the Day, Monday, May 7, 2012-- untenable
5/7/12 | xs

Posted on 05/07/2012 5:32:22 AM PDT by xsmommy

Word For The Day, Monday, 5/7/12

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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".

untenable; adj. click the word for pronunciation

1. incapable of being defended, as an argument, thesis, etc.; indefensible. 2. not fit to be occupied, as an apartment, house, etc

Example SentencesSuch a proposal would have been socially, politically and legally untenable given the standards of the day. US-sponsored bilateral negotiations have become a formula for sustaining an otherwise untenable status quo. Right now, refugees are in an untenable position of having to prove something that they can't prove.

Etymology:1647, "incapable of being held against attack," from un- (1) "not" + pp. of tenable. Fig. sense is recorded from 1692.

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.

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Practice makes perfect.....post on....




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Good Morning Class. Welcome to School!

Here is my example with WFTD.

right here is one of many reasons why another Obama term is untenable.

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

No pushing at the door please!

1 posted on 05/07/2012 5:32:27 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Texan5; NicknamedBob; TruthShallSetYouFree; ...

Good Morning!


2 posted on 05/07/2012 5:33:36 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Ugh. Coffee.


3 posted on 05/07/2012 5:33:36 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: xsmommy

“Untenable” means there isn’t enough makeup and plastic surgery to make her look good. As in, Rosie O’Donnell sure is untenable.


4 posted on 05/07/2012 5:38:01 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Since his socialist views are untenable
Barack must obscure with a ton of bull
Be “fair,” tax the rich
Bush left car in a ditch
He is vicious but acts so amenable


5 posted on 05/07/2012 5:40:44 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Don't let Julia fool ya. Socialism doesn't work.)
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To: SoothingDave

oh in the sense of uninhabitable ; ) A+++


6 posted on 05/07/2012 5:40:53 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Perfect! A+++


7 posted on 05/07/2012 5:42:18 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

The GOPe have left the truly conservative in an untenable situation.


8 posted on 05/07/2012 5:43:06 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: SoothingDave; xsmommy; tioga; secret garden

The problem with using an Amendment to eliminate Prohibition - which should have never gotten written in the firstpalce! - is that, if an amendament can make the 19th untenable, an amendment can make the the 10th untenable, the 9th untenable, the 8th untenable, the 7th untenable ....


9 posted on 05/07/2012 5:43:10 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: left that other site

A+++


10 posted on 05/07/2012 5:43:55 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

A+++


11 posted on 05/07/2012 5:44:37 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: left that other site
There are any number of reasons why Obama needs to be defeated, each more alarming than the last.
12 posted on 05/07/2012 5:49:08 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Unelavenable is a magnitude of order worser!


13 posted on 05/07/2012 5:50:18 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

that shows no dictionary results at dictionary.com, might you have the vowels askew?


14 posted on 05/07/2012 5:53:28 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
Another sign that the EU is an untenable proposition: 16% of the new Greek Parliament is either Nazis or Communists.
15 posted on 05/07/2012 5:53:54 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra; xsmommy
Unelavenable is a magnitude of order worser!

Unelvenable is a magnitude of orcs worster!

16 posted on 05/07/2012 5:56:19 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE; Dr. Bogus Pachysandra; xsmommy
Unelavenable is a magnitude of order worser!
Unelvenable is a magnitude of orcs worster!

Unelevenable is when you run out of clear soda.

17 posted on 05/07/2012 6:01:11 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: xsmommy

Oh, I agree completely.


18 posted on 05/07/2012 6:04:02 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: NeoCaveman; Dr. Bogus Pachysandra; xsmommy
Unelavenable is a magnitude of order worser!
Unelvenable is a magnitude of orcs worster!
Unelevenable is when you run out of clear soda.
Undenineable is when you agree you have run out of clear soda.
Unsevenelevenable is where you run when you run out of clear soda.
19 posted on 05/07/2012 6:07:29 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: NeoCaveman

A+++ oh Lord.


20 posted on 05/07/2012 6:14:43 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Making all women attending the trial of the muslims accused of perpetrating 9/11 wear hijab is both untenable and intolerable!!!!

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2880543/posts


21 posted on 05/07/2012 6:15:02 AM PDT by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: Honorary Serb

UNREAL! A+++


22 posted on 05/07/2012 6:15:57 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

A loss tonight would be untenable for Predator fans. It’s win or stay home. I need all you Easties to root for us!


23 posted on 05/07/2012 6:35:15 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy
In the face of a disastrous economy, crime on the upswing, high unemployment, and a dipstick of a Governor, Mass. has a new untenable law coming into effect come August 1st of '12: Bake sales, the calorie-laden standby cash-strapped classrooms, PTAs and booster clubs rely on, will be outlawed from public schools as of Aug. 1 as part of new no-nonsense nutrition standards, forcing fundraisers back to the blackboard to cook up alternative ways to raise money for kids.

I gotta get back out of this ****ing state.

24 posted on 05/07/2012 6:36:09 AM PDT by theDentist (FYBO/FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: theDentist

Go to the next PTA meeting and suggest holding a gun bash.

Just to watch their heads explode. LOL


25 posted on 05/07/2012 6:47:37 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

I caught the third period of your last game. Your guys had their chances, but couldn’t seem to find the net. Tough game.


26 posted on 05/07/2012 6:50:47 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: theDentist

oh great ZERO CUPCAKE TOLERANCE IN MASS, rme! A+++


27 posted on 05/07/2012 6:51:05 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

A+++ the juvies will be back in the lineup, so maybe that will help?


28 posted on 05/07/2012 6:52:09 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave
Worried he might be shanabanned for the hit on the Lithuanian Devil Zubras. If so, maybe he will consider coming to our house to watch the rest of the series? I have already told xsteen that she MUST marry him, since her father won't permit me to have him.


29 posted on 05/07/2012 6:54:41 AM PDT by xsmommy
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Fox News is on TV, and they just showed a photo of Bunny Mellon’s check to John Edwards. His defense is looking more untenable by the day. I wonder if they’ll assign him Spiro Agnew’s old digs?


30 posted on 05/07/2012 6:59:39 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: theDentist

They could sell crudites — platters of raw carrots, cauliflower, and broccoli. Would the legislature bar little cups of dip?

s/off


31 posted on 05/07/2012 7:05:45 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: xsmommy

And coming soon, Federal guidelines for schools to follow for all non-cafeteria food situations.


32 posted on 05/07/2012 7:07:02 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Better than marrying a Flyers fan. ;-)


33 posted on 05/07/2012 7:09:21 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy
Untenable

You have ten fingers, right? Well, if you can't do your sums on ten fingers it's untenable. For example Ludlow was given money by his wife to pay for her Avon order but there's only enough money there to pay for nine beers and there are ten guys. Nine beers, ten guys...untenable.

What does Ludlow do? He has three beers with the girl selling Avon, she can't remember whether he paid or not for the stuff, he finishes off the last three beers and tells the wife the Bondo is beginning to work for her.

Untenable!

34 posted on 05/07/2012 7:11:15 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

A+++ he is an unbelievable scumbag.


35 posted on 05/07/2012 7:15:58 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: count-your-change

You are a master. A+++ ; )


36 posted on 05/07/2012 7:17:27 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

There i$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ that a$pect to it ; )


37 posted on 05/07/2012 7:19:12 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Did you see the newest graduate?

38 posted on 05/07/2012 7:23:18 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

who is?


39 posted on 05/07/2012 7:30:33 AM PDT by xsmommy
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Dr. S. O’Neal.


40 posted on 05/07/2012 7:37:56 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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“2. not fit to be occupied, as an apartment, house, etc”

http://definitions.uslegal.com/u/untenantable-condition/

“Impregnable” Nancy Pelosi
“Insurmountable” Hillary Clinton
“Insane” Maxine Waters

“Untenable”: incapable of, or not fit to be occupied, i.e. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz


41 posted on 05/07/2012 7:42:41 AM PDT by tumblindice (Our new, happy lives.)
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To: xsmommy

The professional bowler who couldn’t get past 299 found that achieving a perfect game was untenable…


42 posted on 05/07/2012 7:51:56 AM PDT by mikrofon (Always a 10-pin, BTW)
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Abdo-lutely! That was pre-tea! A little Pu Erh, and now I’m fine! Let me askew a question, wasn’t “askew” a baseball player?


43 posted on 05/07/2012 8:00:31 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

oh the one with his back to the camera?


44 posted on 05/07/2012 8:11:11 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/steelers-roethlisberger-graduates-college-ohio-173553825—nfl.html


45 posted on 05/07/2012 8:12:11 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tumblindice

Given her progeny, someone was able to impregnate Pelosi! A+++


46 posted on 05/07/2012 8:12:16 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: mikrofon

i don’t know from bowling! A+++


47 posted on 05/07/2012 8:13:18 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tumblindice

No, that’s untenantable.


48 posted on 05/07/2012 8:13:29 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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What a terrible thought.

Almost as bad as posting a Helen Thomas picture.

Please don’t.


49 posted on 05/07/2012 8:13:34 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

no i think that was A.WRY ; )


50 posted on 05/07/2012 8:14:16 AM PDT by xsmommy
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