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Word For The Day, Wednesday, August 15, 2012--atrabilious

Posted on 08/15/2012 3:01:10 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree

Word For The Day, Wednesday, August 15, 2012--atrabilious

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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".

atrabilious (at-rah-BIL-yes)

hear it pronounced

adjective: 1. melancholic; gloomy. 2. irritable; ill-natured; peevish

Etymology: Origin: 1645–55; < Latin ātra bīli ( s ) black bile + -ous

A mean word that means as it sounds, and a fluid pronunciation in keeping with its etymology: black bile.

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Good Morning Class. Welcome to School!

Here is my example with WFTD.

The Obama campaign has been having mood swings that range from atrabilious to euphoric, depending upon how effective they are in demonizing the brilliant Paul Ryan.

No pushing at the door please!

1 posted on 08/15/2012 3:01:19 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

Here you go, early birds!
If anyone wants on (or off) the PING LIST, please let me know.


2 posted on 08/15/2012 3:03:27 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree


3 posted on 08/15/2012 3:11:35 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

You're first. And scary!!! Great picture. A++++

4 posted on 08/15/2012 3:23:20 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

The ever more atrabilious froth emanating from the Left is a clear indication of their realization that November 06, 2012 will indeed herald The End of an Error.


5 posted on 08/15/2012 3:37:44 AM PDT by Flotsam_Jetsome (If America were a car, the "Check President" light would be on.)
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To: Flotsam_Jetsome
From your lips to God's ears. A++++
6 posted on 08/15/2012 3:41:27 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Growing more atrabilious with each passing day as the election looms, the President attended three more fundraisers.
7 posted on 08/15/2012 3:51:50 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: norwaypinesavage

A++++

Plenty of time for fundraisers. No time to meet with economic advisors or cabinet.

8 posted on 08/15/2012 3:55:07 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

dang! you are making us look bad, truthy! up early, and new bulletin boards and handouts etc! : )


9 posted on 08/15/2012 3:55:45 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
an energized and more aggressive RNC makes me far less atrabilious than i have been in a long time. i have the conservative paralegal at work who comes to me daily to talk about the political landscape. She told me this AM that she is excited, but scared. She is a 60+ yo grandmother with extended family up in Pittsburgh, so she helps me get perspective. She's excited about Ryan.
10 posted on 08/15/2012 4:19:47 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Disguising liberal hatred as “art” by smearing religious figures with animal dung, paint, and human urine is artabilious in every one of its meanings. ....


11 posted on 08/15/2012 4:34:56 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

A++++

I had an opposite experience, chatting with a 70-something gentleman at my health club. He said that Ryan scares him, and went on to say how much he loves Medicare. I tried to explain how Medicare will go bankrupt if nothing is done. He replied that (none other than) Al Gore said that all we have to do is raise the gasoline tax a dime a gallon and we could fund Medicare forever. I said, “Why don’t we raise it a buck a gallon and eliminate world hunger?” The fact that nobody 55 or older would be affected by changes in Medicare is lost on him as well.


12 posted on 08/15/2012 4:41:36 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

An attribute of biliousness is more devoutly to be wished-for, NOT!

But there is something worse than being atrabilious, and that is being atrajimmious.


13 posted on 08/15/2012 4:42:22 AM PDT by NicknamedBob (The road less traveled is often hazardous that way.)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

A++++
Well put.


14 posted on 08/15/2012 4:43:03 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: NicknamedBob

A++++
On your “atra” scale, I suppose atrabarryious would be the worst.


15 posted on 08/15/2012 4:44:51 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

well there will always be the irredeemably moronic, i guess. at least that guy is safely in NJ which isn’t likely to go for Mitt, not that there aren’t tons more of that viewpoint across the country. Though the paralegal said she saw an RNC ad last night addressing the medicare situation and she thought it was clear and a good one. I personally haven’t seen it.
she also said that Sarah Palin on Greta last night asked why Obams wasn’t dumping the gaffe-prone Uncle Joe for Hillary? we LOVE joe biden right where he is, saying what he says, why would she propose dumping him????


16 posted on 08/15/2012 4:46:52 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Hi Truthy! I’m off to school and shall return with homework. Fun word today!


17 posted on 08/15/2012 4:53:16 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Good morning. If you need an extension on the homework, a bottle of Macallan always seems to make me more amenable.


18 posted on 08/15/2012 4:58:46 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

One is better off not chatting with atrabilious old geezers at health clubs whose only concern is for themselves and not for the future generations of America.

I wonder if the taxpayers also pay for his membership?

Pardon my acrimonious attitude. I just heard on FOX News that Obamacare will be looting Medicare of over 700 BILLION Dollars.


19 posted on 08/15/2012 5:11:53 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: left that other site
One is better off not chatting with atrabilious old geezers at health clubs whose only concern is for themselves and not for the future generations of America.

A+++++

I think you hit the nail squarely on the head. Far too many people look at elections with self-interest as their only guiding principal. The last few words of the Declaration of Independence would be anathema to them:

And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

(It doesn't say, "Don't mess with my entitlements.")

20 posted on 08/15/2012 5:30:23 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Obama raided Medicare by $700bil to pay for his hc. That oughtt to knock some sense into him.


21 posted on 08/15/2012 5:52:31 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Yeah, I told him that. That’s when he quoted Al Gore. And two seconds later, I went to lift some weights.


22 posted on 08/15/2012 6:02:09 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Sounds like Mitt has had enough of the One's atrabilious campaign.

“So Mr. President, take your campaign of division and anger and hate back to Chicago and let us get about rebuilding and reuniting America.”

23 posted on 08/15/2012 6:03:58 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: TruthShallSetYouFree

I’m atrabilious this morning after working all day at the polls yesterday and watching my candidate lose in the Republican Senatorial primary. I guess I’ll have to get behind the old war horse, Tommy Thompson, now becausse the leftist alternative is horrid. I’m leaving in moments to have my nails done. Maybe I’ll feel better afterwards.


24 posted on 08/15/2012 6:06:07 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

If your friend is in a union O would care. Old white folks not so much.


25 posted on 08/15/2012 6:11:30 AM PDT by tioga
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To: NeoCaveman

A+++++
We’ve all had enough of The One.


26 posted on 08/15/2012 6:17:12 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

A++++
Change will take a little time, but, as we used to say on Wall Street: The trend is your friend.


27 posted on 08/15/2012 6:20:33 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: xsmommy
we LOVE joe biden right where he is, saying what he says, why would she propose dumping him????

Can you spot the difference?
Reporter #1: Mr. President are you considering replacing Slow Joe Biden with Hildabeast?
Report #2: Mr. President are you taking Sarah Palin's advice and replacing Slow Joe Biden with Hildebeast?

One could be done but #2 can not.

Checkmate

28 posted on 08/15/2012 6:24:42 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

i suppose.


29 posted on 08/15/2012 6:35:55 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
A number of the GOP faithful remain atrabilious that the VP pick wasn't someone like Christie or Rubio -- alas, it wasn't the case. However, I do think we can count on Romney & Ryan not to ask some Solyndra wannabe- "A bailout, sir?" and waste taxpayer money just to curry favor with cronies.
30 posted on 08/15/2012 6:48:37 AM PDT by mikrofon ("Give Obama some R&R this November...")
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To: mikrofon

A++++++
Outstanding!!!


31 posted on 08/15/2012 7:04:59 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: tioga

Not even old enough to have served in WWII, just old enough to have gotten the best from America and to always be wanting more.


32 posted on 08/15/2012 7:08:19 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
You can't be atrabilious when you're listening to the Moron. That's toe up!
33 posted on 08/15/2012 7:16:39 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Romney has taken the mittons off and is slamming Obama's altrabilious campaign mud.

    Mitt Romney used a tough new campaign speech to personally blast the Obama campaign on Tuesday, saying comments earlier in the day from Vice President Biden are "what an angry and desperate Presidency looks like."

    "Mr. President, take your campaign of division and anger and hate back to Chicago," Romney said while campaigning in Ohio.

I am looking forward to THIS Romney throwing Obama off message and making him lose it during a debate. An angry, bitter Obama will not win many votes.

Romney team is swinging for the fence. Good for them.

34 posted on 08/15/2012 7:17:37 AM PDT by tioga
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Rudy. Rudy.

I mean, there’s a real fear if, God forbid, he ever had to be entrusted with the presidency, whether he really has the mental capacity to handle it. I mean, this guy just isn’t bright.

35 posted on 08/15/2012 7:18:52 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

God love ‘im.


36 posted on 08/15/2012 7:22:36 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

First of all, if that gentleman is listening to Al Gore, or even remembers anything Al Gore said, he is a hard core dem who won’t be swayed by anything. But if he thinks older Americans (and illegals in Texas) aren’t already being affected by changes in medicare then he is delusional. My Mother tells me weekly about another doctor in her town who has either closed his office or has announced they will no longer be taking any new Medicare patients. The idiotic notion that the money isn’t being taken away from the elderly but is taken from the hospitals or insurance companies is just unfathomable. How stupid do you have to be to believe that? It doesn’t matter where the money is going, it is all the same program. So sad that this man is unable to comprehend the scare tactics of his party


37 posted on 08/15/2012 7:31:28 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: NeoCaveman

Good point Sir!


38 posted on 08/15/2012 7:35:53 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: secret garden

A++++
I can’t even imagine how dumb Biden will look opposie Ryan in the debate.


39 posted on 08/15/2012 7:38:22 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: tioga

A+++++
Mitt’s minions donate millions when Mitt removes mittens.


40 posted on 08/15/2012 7:41:02 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Between FreeRepublic, Twitter, other places online, newspaper editorials and magazine articles, most of us who are politically savvy absorb more info in one day than the average person does in a year. All my “friend” knows is that when he goes to the doctor, it’s “free.” And, sadly, that’s all he cares to know. Even sadder—his uninformed vote counts just as much as your informed one.


41 posted on 08/15/2012 7:47:46 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Almost every friend or family member close to me is a conservative. The few liberals I know baffle me - one is a family member who lives in the northeast. His family was very very poor when he was growing up. He, and all of his siblings put themselves through school and every one of them has a Master’s Degree or higher. All are liberals. I want to shake them and ask why they think poor people can’t make it on their own since they all did? But almost every liberal I know has a gay child or sibling and I wonder how much that has colored their opinion.


42 posted on 08/15/2012 8:05:37 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Is it wrong that the thought of it makes me grin ear to ear?


43 posted on 08/15/2012 8:10:03 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Rove just tweeted a link here. Yes, that Rove.
44 posted on 08/15/2012 8:24:21 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: NeoCaveman

I LOVE it. Rudy is saying what we all know.


45 posted on 08/15/2012 8:39:20 AM PDT by tioga
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I feel the pain of talking to the clueless. While I don’t visit the medical establishment unless badly injured, and do not take drugs, I can read-the word “co-pay” on my TriCare literature makes a lie of “free”-nothing is really “free”, except ignorance...

Biden brings out those chains,
Albeit metaphorically speaking-
Painting with a racist brush
In the South has him reeking

As some sort of a curmudgeon
Whose mood leans atrabilious
While Obama elevates his nose
To prove he is supercilious

Since this is what was bought
With all our vanished cash
Call the big truck in November
To remove that expensive trash


46 posted on 08/15/2012 8:42:17 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: secret garden

OMGosh, that is great. I AM dreaming of a Ryan presidency. Oh, happy day! Onion was good, but Ryan is a Catholic and does not speak the Lord’s name like that. Otherwise, pretty FUNNY!


47 posted on 08/15/2012 8:47:15 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden; tioga; TruthShallSetYouFree

I think I could design a really kick-ass voter education program with no prejudice to anyone-it would consist of one word-read-because ads aimed at the ignorant do not encourage reading/research....


48 posted on 08/15/2012 8:48:38 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: secret garden

saw that the other day and read it aloud at the dinner table— hilarious.


49 posted on 08/15/2012 10:21:26 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
The left has demonized the Family Research Council by name, as a hate group supportive of traditional marriage, and so today someone goes in there to shoot people! will there be any coverage of this HATE CRIME??
50 posted on 08/15/2012 10:23:48 AM PDT by xsmommy
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