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Word for the Day, Monday, August, 6, 2012-- soi-disant
8/6/12 | xs

Posted on 08/06/2012 5:40:13 AM PDT by xsmommy

Word For The Day, Monday, 8/6/12

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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".

soi-disant; adj.

1. calling oneself thus; self-styled. 2. so-called or pretended.

Etymology: French, literally, saying oneself First Known Use: 1752

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....




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Good Morning Class. Welcome to School!

Here is my example with WFTD.

Soi-disant IRS agent, dirty harry, dirty liar.

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 08/06/2012 5:40:16 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Texan5; NicknamedBob; TruthShallSetYouFree; ...

Less than stellar day shaping up here, hope you all are having a better one than i am.


2 posted on 08/06/2012 5:42:05 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

The Soi-Disant messiah isn’t working out as he planned.


3 posted on 08/06/2012 5:45:16 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: left that other site

A+++ hopefully the unwashed masses can see that, too.


4 posted on 08/06/2012 5:47:37 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

From your fingertips to God’s Eyes.


5 posted on 08/06/2012 5:48:51 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: xsmommy
Harry Reid, the judge and jury, soi-disant
Claims "Mitt Romney paid no taxes" -- accusant
Mr. Romney isn't bending
This short story isn't ending
It's a tale that's worthy of de Maupassant
6 posted on 08/06/2012 6:11:28 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: xsmommy

The sun’s breaking through the morning gloom as we speak.

Heading to Houston this afternoon.


7 posted on 08/06/2012 6:19:57 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson are soi-disant civil rights leaders..........


8 posted on 08/06/2012 6:21:21 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

BRAVO, truthy!! A+++++


9 posted on 08/06/2012 6:25:57 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

sounds like a pome to me ; ) A+++


10 posted on 08/06/2012 6:26:51 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Red Badger

A+++ aka race hustlers.


11 posted on 08/06/2012 6:27:36 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave
love me some matt labash.
12 posted on 08/06/2012 6:32:38 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Soi-disant sounds like some kind of vegan diet!

I’ll give a whirl to Nancy Pelosi’s self vaunted Catholic theology — soi-disant all the way.


13 posted on 08/06/2012 6:34:48 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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To: xsmommy

.....I prefer ‘poverty pimps’, myself............


14 posted on 08/06/2012 6:34:57 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: xsmommy

Cute!


15 posted on 08/06/2012 6:40:48 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

A+++ a Catholic in her own mind.


16 posted on 08/06/2012 6:48:50 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Red Badger

that too!


17 posted on 08/06/2012 6:49:58 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Obams may just be desperate enough to dump Joe for Hill. and then we are done for.
18 posted on 08/06/2012 6:52:43 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Have you looked at her recently? Her slovely appearance coupled with her decidedly poor performance as SOS reduces her threat exponentially.


19 posted on 08/06/2012 6:57:21 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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To: xsmommy

Wasn’t he Joey on “Friends”?


20 posted on 08/06/2012 7:03:58 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

If it’s a poem about a storm you’re wanting, this is the one:

The clouds prepare for battle
In the dark and brooding silence.
Bruised and sullen stormclouds
Have the light of day obscured.
Looming low and ominous
In twilight premature
Thunderheads are rumbling
In a distant overture...

All at once, the clouds are parted.
Light streams down in bright unbroken beams...

Follow men’s eyes as they look to the skies.
The shifting shafts of shining weave the fabric of their dreams...


21 posted on 08/06/2012 7:10:04 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Soi-disant

The Orkin Pest Control man brought his thumb down on the world’s smartest bug and said, “Soi-disant isa dead. What you want me to see so important?”

Yeah, it brings tears to my eyes too.


22 posted on 08/06/2012 7:18:12 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: xsmommy

Remember Claire Danes in “My Soi-Disant Life?”


23 posted on 08/06/2012 7:20:01 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: afraidfortherepublic

yes, she’s a mess but she could be made over. The unwashed mushy middle who do not pay attention to politics will be oblivious to her poor performance as SOS, and if predisposed to vote against Obams or to stay home, may be brought to the polls for hillary.


24 posted on 08/06/2012 7:31:29 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: count-your-change

A+++


25 posted on 08/06/2012 7:36:04 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

what do you think?


26 posted on 08/06/2012 7:36:40 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave; hobbes1

you and hobbes both do love to natter on about pop culture BS to me as if i had any notion of what you were talking about. its so adorable ; )


27 posted on 08/06/2012 7:38:09 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Jacob’s Ladder, by Rush, the Canuckistan band.


28 posted on 08/06/2012 7:46:31 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

Is calling myself the beltway martyr too soi-disant? How was traffic today?


29 posted on 08/06/2012 7:48:06 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

All the science girls are crushing on Bobak Fedowski.


30 posted on 08/06/2012 7:50:32 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden; xsmommy

She probably doesn’t know that there’s unrest in the forest either.


31 posted on 08/06/2012 7:55:07 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Subdivisions...


32 posted on 08/06/2012 7:58:50 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; tioga

Well, after a 13 hour drive yesterday back to Kennesaw, I am so-distant from from my niece’s wedding in Annapolis .... 8<)


33 posted on 08/06/2012 7:58:57 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: secret garden

yes, that would be a bit much considering yunz drove on the beltway for 3-4 days max! A+++ traffic was dandy bc Congress is on recess and everyone is on vaca in august.


34 posted on 08/06/2012 7:59:49 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

that is so true, robt! A+++


35 posted on 08/06/2012 8:03:11 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

did know that.


36 posted on 08/06/2012 8:06:23 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

What, were you hanging out with the stoners in high school? ;-)


37 posted on 08/06/2012 8:15:57 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

You know they listened to Pink Floyd and Yes.


38 posted on 08/06/2012 8:18:35 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy
Obama, diplomat, soi-disant
Also great SEAL combatant
Savior of the poor
And so much more
For real though quite the pissant
39 posted on 08/06/2012 8:24:57 AM PDT by doubled ( never in the field of human con tricks has so much been owed by so many to so little effect - Steyn)
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To: SoothingDave
i subscribed to this mag when i was 14 years old, and listened exclusively to hard rock back then.

Circus mag. let's see i was 14 yo in 1970.

40 posted on 08/06/2012 8:29:51 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: doubled

excellent, Doubled! A++++


41 posted on 08/06/2012 8:31:55 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

What caused your day to begin badly?


42 posted on 08/06/2012 9:14:34 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: xsmommy

It will be a great day when the soi-disant One exits the White House along with his sow-dissonant FLO-TUS…


43 posted on 08/06/2012 9:17:19 AM PDT by mikrofon (Adios, Nits)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

About 10 min after i put them out this AM, Chan was missing from the yard, Jules sitting on the walk looking down the street, so i figured that’s the way she had gone. I jumped in my car to drive down looking for her and backed into xsteen’s RAV4, denting the corner of the back fender. Found chan 2 yards over from the guy next door. We had forgotten to put the electric collar back on after the groomer and while Jules was a good boy and stayed close to home, Chan decided to go on a long explore. So i felt sick about hitting her car. i DO STUFF LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME, as you know. i have hit something in the driveway/garage close to a handful of times. My husband is a saint, he never yells, just says don’t worry about it, we will take care of it. etc. I was relating the story to the two paralegals this AM. Both are 60+ yo and divorced and when i said xshub didn’t yell and was very nice and comforting, they were both floored and agreed their EXes would have shot them if they’d done something like it. xsteen was also nice about it, had it been xsboy’s car, i assure you he would have been mad, and it could have just as easily been him, bc they vye for that spot at the top of the driveway outside of my side of the garage. I still feel terrible and prob will for awhile.


44 posted on 08/06/2012 9:22:38 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: mikrofon

thats excellent HW, Mik! A++++


45 posted on 08/06/2012 9:24:36 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
Well you were already upset about the missing baby dog so that is understandable that you would have been distracted and bumped the car. Good for your husband not making a big deal out of it, and also for your daughter being understanding.

My husband is like yours - doesn't get upset about little things. As my Marine would say to you, "calm down, it could be worse - no one is shooting at you"

46 posted on 08/06/2012 9:46:58 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: xsmommy

Sorry to hear about your automotive mishap.


47 posted on 08/06/2012 10:22:06 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

thanks. at least they don’t happen out on the roadways and no one gets hurt, i can be grateful.


48 posted on 08/06/2012 10:28:28 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

xsteen scraped her back bumper in the garage parking for a Caps game and was so upset about it. it is a sickening feeling. needless to say, i was sympathetic to her plight.


49 posted on 08/06/2012 10:32:56 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Not Yes. Not in my time anyway. Zeppelin and Floyd and the Doors. And Rush was for the deep thinking stoner crowd.


50 posted on 08/06/2012 10:48:12 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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