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Word for the Day, Wednesday, June 12, 2012 - asperity
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Posted on 06/13/2012 5:13:38 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”.

Asperity

Noun

    1. a. Roughness or harshness, as of surface, sound, or climate: the asperity of northern winters.
    b. Severity; rigor.
    2. A slight projection from a surface; a point or bump.
    3. Harshness of manner; ill temper or irritability.


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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Will Burger King's bacon sundae be a success, or will it fuel Michelle Obama's asperity in the dog days of summer?

...source.

1 posted on 06/13/2012 5:13:44 AM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Gabz; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

145 Days till we vote the bums out of the White House. Lot’s to do till then, look lively!


2 posted on 06/13/2012 5:15:28 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga
It is the abandonment of the core values that made this Nation great that has cast us upon the roiling sea of asperity in which we now find ourselves.



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

3 posted on 06/13/2012 5:22:24 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: tioga

Issa treats Holder with asperity
Unfazed by the A.G.’s faux sincerity
There’s one thing that we know
He’s worse than Janet Reno
He’ll leave a negative mark for posterity


4 posted on 06/13/2012 5:27:09 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Holder has 2 dogs, a greyhound & a pit bull, Fast & Furious. Hence the email confusion.)
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To: tioga

Most women would have to add some serious pounds to their backsides in order to achieve asperity with Moochelle.


5 posted on 06/13/2012 5:27:24 AM PDT by SAJ (What is the next tagline some overweening mod will censor?)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Liberal and core values don’t go together at all. A ++


6 posted on 06/13/2012 5:28:46 AM PDT by tioga
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Cannot wait to see Holder kicked to the curb. A+++


7 posted on 06/13/2012 5:30:29 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga
Obams is so full of asperity perhaps it should be called osperity.
8 posted on 06/13/2012 5:32:01 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

She wins the booty wars, that’s for sure. A++


9 posted on 06/13/2012 5:32:20 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga
Does anyone have assparity with Michelle Obama?

10 posted on 06/13/2012 5:32:56 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: SAJ

Glad to see I’m not the only one that saw that pronunciation of the word in context...


11 posted on 06/13/2012 5:34:16 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: tioga
i don't know if i can make it, Ti. i don't see how i am going to stand it. the asperity i feel when reading crap that makes blood shoot out of my eyes is enormous. xshub was reading aloud to me a book review from some SU alumni publication, of a book about Romney, written by a Jew, who in the first SENTENCE of the review mentions Romney's religion. HOW IS THAT $%^@ing RELEVANT? i mean, i could ask the same of the LOOONatics on FR who harp on it in thread after thread, but honestly, WHO GIVES A * about the fact that Romney is a Mormon??? My SIL said that someone at church asked her sister about it. XS-SIL and her family are evangelical Baptists. Some guy asked her sister about voting for a Mormon. Kandy said, hey, he may end up in Hell, but while he's on earth he will do a better job with this country than the current occupant of the WH!! end of story!
12 posted on 06/13/2012 5:35:32 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga

With their typical asperity, the Left believes that a $10/hr minimum which reduces “wage disparity” will actually increase prosperity...


13 posted on 06/13/2012 5:45:37 AM PDT by mikrofon (Hilarity -- if it wasn't so true.)
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To: NeoCaveman
Tom Donilon should be fried for this. His nephew is a year behind xsrisingsenior at her HS.
14 posted on 06/13/2012 5:50:28 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

Obama is going down, and it ain’t gonna be pretty. A+++


15 posted on 06/13/2012 5:59:07 AM PDT by tioga
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To: MrB

A++++ for the biggest laugh of my morning.


16 posted on 06/13/2012 6:00:24 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

All the way down?

LOL.


17 posted on 06/13/2012 6:08:59 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

Mormon v Muslim. I’ll take the Mormon.
Capitalist v Marxist. I’ll take the capitalist.
Free Economy v Black Liberation Theology. I’ll take freedom.

What are people thinking? A++++


18 posted on 06/13/2012 6:15:57 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

I am working to eradicate all asperity from my temperament


19 posted on 06/13/2012 6:16:44 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: xsmommy

First off, it’s actually a good thing that clear lines are being drawn in the HHS mandate battle. Enough wishy washy church.

Secondly, don’t you know that your soul is eternally linked to the beliefs of the politicians for whom you vote? That seems to be the standard line around here.

Ironic, isn’t it, that those who would tell you their salvation is assured are most worried about Jesus judging them for voting for a Mormon?


20 posted on 06/13/2012 6:19:30 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga

And one other one:
Mormon vs the moron.


21 posted on 06/13/2012 6:22:34 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: NeoCaveman

Obama is not about to get lucky. He will be leaving the White House in January to live out his days as MO’s doormat. ;^)


22 posted on 06/13/2012 6:23:58 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

i know, but i still get wound up. i am supposed to have lunch with a friend today, she’s a lib [black and her kids work for obama] who is a Catholic convert who already expressed her distaste for Benedict to me. it always surprises me when libs act true to form (i don’t know why) Lib Catholics love JPII, dislike Benedict. Check. Then the fact that libs hate anything patriotic, i had two coworkers express that sentiment to me in different ways recently and i was like— OF COURSE, of course you would have a problem with patriotism.


23 posted on 06/13/2012 6:35:45 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga

I’m home — finally. Dealing with the asperity of running a business in this economy pales in contrast with negotiating the asperity of nursing home rules for mom.


24 posted on 06/13/2012 6:40:21 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: xsmommy

Libs is as libs do.

I have had entirely too much going on the last five days or so. I’m so looking forward to a nap after work.


25 posted on 06/13/2012 6:40:48 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

Why did she convert?

Libs love JPII because they don’t see how he laid the groundwork for someone like Benedict to come along.


26 posted on 06/13/2012 6:41:52 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

She is originally from Guyana, SA. She moved to NJ after HS, went to Rutgers for college where she met her husband, a white Polack Catholic. They graduated Rutgers, went to Georgetown Law, and married. She converted to marry him. They are the epitome of happy slapdom.


27 posted on 06/13/2012 6:45:41 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga
Will Burger King's bacon sundae be a success, or will it fuel Michelle Obama's asperity in the dog days of summer?

Well, if I keep eating BK's bacon sundae, I will soon reach asperity with her.

28 posted on 06/13/2012 7:14:05 AM PDT by Erasmus (BHO: New supreme leader of the homey rollin' empire.)
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To: tioga
This article deals with the asperity of conceit of Washington, thinking anyone cares what they say or do outside the beltway.
29 posted on 06/13/2012 7:38:53 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Erasmus

I sincerely doubt that. A++


30 posted on 06/13/2012 8:02:12 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden

It feeds their own inflated egos. A+++


31 posted on 06/13/2012 8:05:52 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Moochie “They’ve called me angry, sour, America-hating, but now I’m described as having a personality full of asperity? That makes me so, so, so ...angry!”.

I can see November from my back fourty!
I see a landslide.
We had one in WI last week and I saw that one comin’ too.

I know of no one who has prospered in this aspertitious (bumpy) economy. (I totally made up aspertitious). If it is really a word, do I get extra credit?

; )


32 posted on 06/13/2012 8:33:25 AM PDT by TheConservativeParty (My Governor's a JEDI, Wisconsin for the WIN ! June 5, 2012)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Welcome back to WI!
See you on the ping list.


33 posted on 06/13/2012 8:36:27 AM PDT by TheConservativeParty (My Governor's a JEDI, Wisconsin for the WIN ! June 5, 2012)
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To: tioga

Asperity

I think this asperity word should be for commercial use only. You know, as a name for some girly man’s perfume. Put it on t.v. with a couple of hairless gym slaves pouting at each other.

The reason for this is if you say “asperity” right out loud it’s tough to imagine anyone really saying it in a sentence.

Would a sea captain say they were expecting asperity type of weather? Did an Indian stannding over Gen. Custer say, “Losing is real asperity”? No.

Clarity not Asperity! Death to the Asp!


34 posted on 06/13/2012 8:44:38 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: TheConservativeParty

For a new student you are pretty bodacious! A++


35 posted on 06/13/2012 9:03:39 AM PDT by tioga
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To: count-your-change
A++ I fully expected this flag as the first homework turned in.


36 posted on 06/13/2012 9:07:03 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

All you have to do is asp.


37 posted on 06/13/2012 9:18:35 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: tioga

My Dad recently noted that I seem to have taken on an asperity in my attitude since I’d originally left town. I noted that I had returned to MASSACHUSETTS again, so what the hell did he expect?


38 posted on 06/13/2012 9:47:43 AM PDT by theDentist (FYBO/FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: theDentist

What is the libland’s take on Obama these days?

A++


39 posted on 06/13/2012 9:51:54 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

I love the smell of fresh watergate in the morning-

Holder says he won’t resign
While he tries to place the blame
For the whole stupid mess
On everyone else he can name

It is no wonder that asperity
Is shown by Issa and the rest-
Holder’s response to questions
Would give any saint a test

He’s hanging on by fingernails
To keep from being tossed
Under Obama’s bus-he doesn’t see
That his cause is already lost

Holder would be the ultimate sacrifice to the mobsters who control Obama, but the fact that he won’t go quietly is getting ugly for the whole party...


40 posted on 06/13/2012 10:43:44 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

They never see that bus picking up speed, do they? A++++


41 posted on 06/13/2012 11:20:17 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Wow, thanks!
Looking forward to all the new words!


42 posted on 06/13/2012 4:16:48 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty (My Governor's a JEDI, Wisconsin for the WIN ! June 5, 2012)
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