Skip to comments.Word for the Day, FRiday, May 25, 2012 - Afflatus
Posted on 05/25/2012 6:29:45 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.
[Latin affltus, from past participle of afflre, to breathe on : ad-, ad- + flre, to blow; see bhl- in Indo-European roots.]
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 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
Get to work, 164 days until we vote Obama out of office. Get busy!
See Daddy THERE IT IS!!! 666!
From Lucianne.com this morning.
Kid will go far. A+++
If you don’t want to experience afflatus,
don’t pass gas near an open flame...
Mine is a bit more subtle...
“Mister President? What does 9... 9... 9... mean?”
Ha, ha. A++
I prefer afflatus to flatulence.
Yeah, they follow different leaders. A++
“I need you like Ben Affleck needs acting school”
Barry thought that he had an afflatus:
“I’ll apologize, then they won’t hate us!”
So before every king
He would bow, kiss their ring,
But that simply served just to degrade us...
Frank: It’s the same old story. Boy finds girl, boy loses girl, girl finds boy, boy forgets girl, boy remembers girl, girls dies in a tragic blimp accident over the Orange Bowl on New Year’s Day.
Frank: No, the worst.
Then the FPL shouldn’t have said it. A+++
A++ We are not so easily defeated.
And it is something he’ll never live down.
The clueless wonder will be a one-term wonder soon. A+++
At least I'm not the only one who hears the voice of my Flexor pollicis longus.
Is there anyone he hasn’t bowed to?
Yes, it is...but Liberals need to understand it too ; )
Afflatus is a tough key to play in, with it’s four flats.
Elizabeth Warren’s afflatus is displayed in her spirited defense of her aboriginal tall tales.
The Founding Fathers.....
I need to garner up some afflatus for birthday signs for a friend of mine at the park. He turns 80 next week and I want to put up signs on the markers.
“Empty.....just like banging on a drum.”
Like a Burma Shave kind of thing?
Fauxcohauntus just never goes away. Breitbart has a new article out exposing her use of that lie to get Harvard tenure. A+++
and all other tweeters...today is trend #BrettKimblin day. This guy is a convicted bomber turned left wing instigator who has been harrassing right wing bloggers. He “swats” them. Calls the cops in the middle of the night pretending to be his victim and claims he killed his wife and children. This could get his victim killed when the swat team show ups with guns and raid the house. Scary stuff. He’s gotten others fired from their jobs, legally harasses them, spreads lies and untruths about them. Breitbart was on to him, a lot of Breitbart’s friends have been targeted. Watch for it on Twitter today and join in.
and all other tweeters...today is trend #BrettKimblin day. This guy is a convicted bomber turned left wing instigator who has been harassing right wing bloggers. He “swats” them. Calls the cops in the middle of the night pretending to be his victim and claims he killed his wife and children. This could get his victim killed when the swat team show ups with guns and raid the house. Scary stuff. He’s gotten others fired from their jobs, legally harasses them, spreads lies and untruths about them. Breitbart was on to him, a lot of Breitbart’s friends have been targeted. Watch for it on Twitter today and join in.
(plugging nose) ok... A++
Afflatus is Latin for a disease, lack of air, that affects old tires on my truck and is related to the word flatulence but how that one could help the other is a mystery of plumbing science.
Edward, from the nursing home, says to keep yer diapers dry but he says that to everyone..... fact is that's all he's said since imbibing his own home brew, come to think of it.
can’t speak for everyone but i spent 2 hours in a dental chair.
We have found NO proof that anyone was an indian and I find it hard to believe we would even have had any indians in the family since during the time period it would have happened they were fighting them to stay alive! lol
We've gone back to the 1600's and not found an indian so I'm thinking the family story was misunderstood or just made up by someone who found that little shoe. Of course this is UNLIKE Elizabeth Warren's story, which was possibly made up to gain advantage as a minority.
I want you to imagine all those nasty right wing talking points,
Now, what would you say if, Congress was investigating DOJ for stonewalling over Fast & Furious, allowing guns to be transferred to Mexican Drug Cartels, and wound up killing an American Law Enforcement Officer.
That the Administration ran up 5 Trillion dollars in Debt over 3 years.
That it was defending it’s Health care bill @ SCOTUS over Unconstitutional Individual Mandate.
That as another facet of the same bill the Administration under was unprecedented Legal actions in Federal Court by over 40 Catholic/Religious institutions over assault on
That that there were over 100 Criminal investigations by DOE Inspector General over 11 Billion dollars given to cronies under the auspices of Green Jobs programs......
And Imagine that all happened while the President was playing 100 Rounds of Golf, in between jetting off on Vacations, totaling over 10 million dollars in 3 years...
Can you imagine that?
Now Imagine that the Administration was Republican....
That, my friend, is a keeper of a list. So I will keep and memorize it.
Yes. I’m not sure if he’ll be biking or jogging that day but he told me about his birthday 4 months ago, saying he hoped he’d make it. He’s in great shape for someone half his age.
of course i can. one can’t think that way though, bc we are DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE! that’s the only way to describe life these days. NOTHING MAKES SENSE, everything is upside down. add in that 40 Catholic institutions sued the administration over loss of religious freedom. The Arlington Catholic Herald had a good write up on that yesterday, listing the various parties to the suit. Archbishop Carroll HS in DC is one of them. They did a good job in putting together a list of petitioners, covering all of the bases of things that the Catholic church does.
The novocaine is wearing off and my face/lip itches but scratching it does NOTHING bc i am numb and cannot feel my own touch! it’s maddening!
Please take a painkiller before the numbness wears off completely. I know what a stoic you are, but it’s hard to catch up once pain gets ahead.
‘That as another Facet...’ ; )
I cribbed the format from the Closing Argument in ‘A Time to Kill’
D’ja ever notice druggies consider their every thought divine afflatus? Helps explain the Won’s proclivity for genius.
While afflatus is being inspired to play Amazing Grace on a bagpipe, Infattus is the actual process.
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