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Word For The Day, Thursday, August 16, 2012 - aliquant
dictionaries ad nauseam | 16 August 2012 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 08/16/2012 4:20:43 AM PDT by secret garden


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".

aliquant \AL-i-kwuhnt\, adjective
Contained in a number or quantity, but not dividing it evenly: An aliquant part of 16 is 5.

Example sentences:
Cunning is the aliquant of talent; as hypocrisy is of religion; all the threes in the universe cannot make ten.
-- Thomas Hall, The Fortunes and Adventures of Raby Rattler and His Man Floss

...even though that number was an odd number and by a quarter the number of his confiteors, even though four was an aliquant part of two thousand to hundred and nineteen, nothing being changed with regard to the masses...
-- Raymond Queneau, The Blue Flowers

Etymology:
Aliquant stems from the Latin roots ali- meaning "differently" and quantus meaning "great."

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

WFB's attempt to emulate us ; ) No pushing at the door please!


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1 posted on 08/16/2012 4:20:54 AM PDT by secret garden
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To: secret garden; Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; ...
Rise and shine! This is a math word.


2 posted on 08/16/2012 4:23:38 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Hi, Teacher.


3 posted on 08/16/2012 4:27:37 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: secret garden

When President Obama speaks of his employment achievements his rhetoric is aliquant!


4 posted on 08/16/2012 4:29:08 AM PDT by Young Werther (Julius Caesar said "Quae cum ita sunt. Since these things are so.".)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Hi there!
5 posted on 08/16/2012 4:29:40 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Young Werther
That's one way to put it. A for you.
6 posted on 08/16/2012 4:30:37 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

coming up with zip, zero, nada for HW for the math word. a nullity. a void. BUT, paul ryan is coming to West Springfield HS in VA tomorrow, and xsbaby will be working the event.


7 posted on 08/16/2012 4:30:45 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden
if THIS isn't the most vomit-inducing thing you read today i will be surprised. I noticed yesterday in walking past one of the black clerical's desk, that she has a photo of zero and his beard kissing. i seriously exclaimed aloud, using an epithet, luckily she wasn't at her desk at the time.
8 posted on 08/16/2012 4:35:14 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

He said “it”, not “she”? Tells you all you need to know. I am kind of looking forward to their withdrawal symptoms when the trash gets dragged to the curb in January.


9 posted on 08/16/2012 4:45:56 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
All the 3s in the world can't make 10? (per the quotation above)

Piffle.

3 x 3 + (3 / 3) = 10

Even Muhammed Ali quant do any better.

10 posted on 08/16/2012 4:46:12 AM PDT by SAJ (What is the next tagline some overweening mod will censor?)
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To: SAJ
A for you!
11 posted on 08/16/2012 4:50:25 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy
I'm on my way to Hyde Park - I'm bringing Sir Winston with me - he'll know what to do!

 




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)

12 posted on 08/16/2012 4:56:28 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: ConorMacNessa

LOL! i bet he will know exactly what to do!!


13 posted on 08/16/2012 4:57:36 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Democrats are a tiny aliquant of America. Why is it that they win? It doesn’t add up.


14 posted on 08/16/2012 5:04:15 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: secret garden

Joe Biden, so brilliant and eloquent
His I.Q. versus Ryan’s, an aliquant
He struggles, explains
About “Y’all back in chains”
He can make gaffes a retarded gorilla can’t


15 posted on 08/16/2012 5:18:03 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: SAJ

Well done! You’re a gifted frazier.


16 posted on 08/16/2012 5:19:51 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (I didn't write this by myself. Obama helped me. Everyone helped me.)
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To: secret garden

Good Morning!

Of the two, 0bama and Biden, neither is the aliquant one.


17 posted on 08/16/2012 5:22:27 AM PDT by NicknamedBob (The road less traveled is often hazardous that way.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Not as in, "Down goes...!", I hope.

;^)

18 posted on 08/16/2012 5:24:13 AM PDT by SAJ (What is the next tagline some overweening mod will censor?)
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To: secret garden

Al i quant for Christmas is a new POTUS


19 posted on 08/16/2012 5:33:15 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

I was going to point out the same thing, but my math would have been correct.


20 posted on 08/16/2012 5:45:49 AM PDT by NicknamedBob (The road less traveled is often hazardous that way.)
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To: secret garden

xsboy and his best friend Andrew were aliquant of the crowd last night at the Luke Bryan concert at JMU [James Madison U. for those who aren’t in the know]. They drove 3 hours, scalped tickets for $10 each and were in the 8th row. They could not believe their good luck. A good pal from St James goes to JMU and has his apt already so they had a place to stay last night.


21 posted on 08/16/2012 6:10:27 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NicknamedBob

Eh? (scratching head...)


22 posted on 08/16/2012 6:31:25 AM PDT by SAJ (What is the next tagline some overweening mod will censor?)
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To: secret garden

While Ryan was studious in college, learning economics and things aliquant, BO was tokin’ up and being a delinquent...


23 posted on 08/16/2012 6:39:43 AM PDT by mikrofon (Conservatives are an Aliquant of the Elephant.)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Atta boy!
24 posted on 08/16/2012 6:57:12 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: left that other site

Because they cheat. A for you.


25 posted on 08/16/2012 6:58:04 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: NeoCaveman; hobbes1; SoothingDave
isn't this one of your metalhead heroes?
26 posted on 08/16/2012 6:58:04 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Giuliani is so right about him. A+ for you.


27 posted on 08/16/2012 7:00:24 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: NicknamedBob

A for you!


28 posted on 08/16/2012 7:02:57 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: NeoCaveman

Then I can wish you a Merry Christmas! A for you.


29 posted on 08/16/2012 7:04:33 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy
A for you. They lucked out. Who is Luke Bryan?
Moving back into the dorms this weekend here.
30 posted on 08/16/2012 7:06:13 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: mikrofon

Very true and A for you! Uncle Choo Choo and the Choom must go!


31 posted on 08/16/2012 7:11:15 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
Don't know him, myself, but apparently he's a CMT hottie bc Paula was breathless with jealousy. I saw in googling him that he has a song entitled Take My Drunk Ass Home.
32 posted on 08/16/2012 7:12:43 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

So I’m guessing there were lots of girls in the audience.


33 posted on 08/16/2012 7:16:32 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: left that other site
You want to talk about corruption? Take a gander at this hot mess.
34 posted on 08/16/2012 7:17:56 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

They didn’t “scalp” tickets. They bought them from a scalper.

If anything, they were the scalpees, not the scalpers.


35 posted on 08/16/2012 7:35:30 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden
Despite Obama's War on Women, an aliquant number of them are swooning to see Paul Ryan's 6-pack abs. Be still my heart.
36 posted on 08/16/2012 7:39:23 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden

that was xshub’s guess, he said Luke Bryan is good, and that he’s a big fave of the girlies. the concert was at some fairgrounds down there, so not exactly some intimate venue.


37 posted on 08/16/2012 7:45:53 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

and this is why you are considered to be the huge @$$pain that you are : )


38 posted on 08/16/2012 7:52:18 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga
the second most popular search term associated with Ryan was "shirtless."

i can attest to this!!! when i had coffee with my friends on Sat AM, Ellen was not familiar with Paul Ryan and so i was googling a pic for her and the first search term that popped up was paul ryan shirtless and i was like WHOA! but then alas and alack there were no pix!

39 posted on 08/16/2012 7:55:56 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga

I was talking to one of my friends on the trail today and he asked what I thought about Romney’s pick and I said I could not be happier with it. He said his wife said this is the best looking ticket we’ve had in a very long time and there’s nothing wrong with that! BTW, she’s a lawyer. A for you.


40 posted on 08/16/2012 8:12:09 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

You leave me little choice. ;-)


41 posted on 08/16/2012 8:16:33 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga
Here is a nice story of a kid who worked his way into his scholarship.
42 posted on 08/16/2012 8:16:34 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
And here's the video where they awarded him his scholarship. It's nice to see his teammates cheer for him.
43 posted on 08/16/2012 8:21:39 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: left that other site
Democrats are a tiny aliquant of America. Why is it that they win?

Easy. The aliquant component of the equation is voter fraud.

44 posted on 08/16/2012 8:29:21 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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To: SoothingDave

i see you wrestling with yourself at times over whether you should let that PEDANT out or not.


45 posted on 08/16/2012 8:30:49 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Indeed.


46 posted on 08/16/2012 9:03:52 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: xsmommy

He has to let his freak flag fly.


47 posted on 08/16/2012 9:08:32 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

david crosby. see i know some things ; )


48 posted on 08/16/2012 9:16:03 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
...psst...it's actually from Jimothy...
49 posted on 08/16/2012 9:18:23 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Just heard it yesterday, Almost Cut my Hair. it was bumper music on John Gibson’s radio show.


50 posted on 08/16/2012 9:20:06 AM PDT by xsmommy
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