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Word for the day, Tuesday June 12, 2012

Posted on 06/12/2012 6:22:07 AM PDT by SoothingDave

Word For The Day, June 12, 2012



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".

fantod [fan-tod]

-n

1. Usually, fantods. a state of extreme nervousness or restlessness; the willies; the fidgets (usually preceded by the )
2. Sometimes, fantods. a sudden outpouring of anger, outrage, or a similar intense emotion.

[ 1835–40; apparently fant ( igue ) (earlier fantique, perhaps blend of fantasy and frantic; -igue probably by association with fatigue) + -od ( s ), of obscure origin; see -s3 ]


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1 posted on 06/12/2012 6:22:11 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; ...

Now.


2 posted on 06/12/2012 6:23:32 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Typically observed in audiences watching a poor performance of “The Fantod of the Opera”.


3 posted on 06/12/2012 6:26:17 AM PDT by SAJ (What is the next tagline some overweening mod will censor?)
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To: SoothingDave
Even Obama's fanboys are gettign a case of the fantods
4 posted on 06/12/2012 6:27:51 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: SoothingDave

looks like a contraction for Chrissy Matthews nickname, FatPantload= F’antod


5 posted on 06/12/2012 6:30:30 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy; SoothingDave

LOL. I was thinking the same thing.

Great word Dave, lots of possibilities.


6 posted on 06/12/2012 6:32:34 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: SAJ

Or descriptive of Moochelle- Fantod of the Oprah


7 posted on 06/12/2012 6:33:43 AM PDT by mikrofon (GMTA ;)
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To: mikrofon

Good one, heh heh heh!


8 posted on 06/12/2012 6:35:21 AM PDT by SAJ (What is the next tagline some overweening mod will censor?)
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To: NeoCaveman
Interesting chat with the dad of one of xsteen's best friends about the european economy. So wild to hear him talking about this stuff.
9 posted on 06/12/2012 6:37:36 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

I knew a girl that was fantod. Boy, could she swim!


10 posted on 06/12/2012 7:10:30 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Waiting to see if I receive four pluses today has given me the fantods.


11 posted on 06/12/2012 7:27:34 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: SoothingDave

Please add me to your pinglist.

: )


12 posted on 06/12/2012 7:31:33 AM PDT by TheConservativeParty (My Governor's a JEDI, Wisconsin for the WIN ! June 5, 2012)
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To: blueunicorn6

I’m not as promiscuous with the gradebook as some of the ladies.


13 posted on 06/12/2012 7:31:48 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: TheConservativeParty; xsmommy; tioga; secret garden

New student ping.


14 posted on 06/12/2012 7:42:07 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave; blueunicorn6

i guess it would depend on whether blueunicorn has those cute chipmunk cheeks that you are partial to... ; )


15 posted on 06/12/2012 7:52:45 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

theconservativeparty has been added to my class roll.


16 posted on 06/12/2012 7:53:55 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

Please send me the e-mail addresses of these promiscuous ladies so that I can check their gradebooks.


17 posted on 06/12/2012 8:07:04 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: SoothingDave

Or as Linda Richmond would say...

“Schpilkes in your g’neck ta ka zoit”.


18 posted on 06/12/2012 8:16:51 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: SoothingDave; xsmommy; secret garden; tioga

Ugh.

Late afternoon here in Spain ... nightshift coming on fer another 12 hour workday.

Any fantards of Obama still in the media? (Ridiculous question actually, are there any mainstream ABCNNBCBS media who are NOT fantards of the guy? )


19 posted on 06/12/2012 8:31:42 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

banks still dispensing cash over in the espaNa?


20 posted on 06/12/2012 8:35:50 AM PDT by xsmommy
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