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Word for the Day, FRiday, November 2, 2012 - Alluvion
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Posted on 11/02/2012 5:42:01 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”.

Alluvion

Noun

    2. The flow of water against a shore or bank.
    3. Inundation by water; flood.


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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

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The alluvion of evidence on Benghazi should be on every news station. Voters should know all about this, not just FOX fans.


1 posted on 11/02/2012 5:42:09 AM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Gabz; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

3 days till we throw the bum out!


2 posted on 11/02/2012 5:45:26 AM PDT by tioga (Obama 1st term brought to you by the letter O and the # 16tril. Will not be renewed.)
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To: tioga

The northeast has had enough alluvion to last 3 lifetimes. But, when I heard an irate NYer interviewed on Fox the other night say, “This isn’t the Midwest! We’re not supposed to have floods like this. This is NAHYAWK!” I could hardly suppress a smile.


3 posted on 11/02/2012 5:50:12 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: tioga

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4 posted on 11/02/2012 5:51:05 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: tioga
Alluvion sounds entirely too nice for what we've seen recently.

We're talking about water, right?

I Am Water

I am water. I will flow. There is no place I cannot go.
The heart in darkness still will stop, to taste refreshment in a drop.
Cool liquid, sweet and pure, that brings the strength to help endure.
The conflagration burning near will calm, and cool when I am here.

Descending with my friends who fall as tender mercies come to call.
A message from a Friend on High, arriving when the need is nigh.
I am water. I will seep in arid soil where seeds may sleep.
I’ll wake them gently and invite, their rise into the air and light.

My tender touch will gently clean the dust that falls on leaves of green.
In Nature’s garden, I am rain that fills with joy the fruit and grain.
In raging floods of constant thunder, I am that which rips asunder,
The shelters made of stone and sticks that took your hands so long to fix.

What is my purpose, showing might? Do I oppose you in some fight?
I am that force that breaks the stone, so plants and flowers can be sown.
I am the hammer blows that fall, to batter down the prison wall,
To make a garden. Food will grow and gentle souls and hearts may go.

I am water. I am Life. I am joy amid the strife.
Extinguishing the burning blaze, ending droughts, and cutting ways,
Through hardest stone, to break the rocks and open up the prison locks.
I am water. I am tears. I am with you in your fears.

I will wash your pain away and bring fresh hope at end of day.
I am water. I am you. I will make all things be new.
I am water. I will flow. There is no place I cannot go.
I am the hurts felt as you grow. I am water. I will flow.

NicknamedBob . . . . May 1, 2005

5 posted on 11/02/2012 5:52:09 AM PDT by NicknamedBob (The Administration styles itself as 'Leading from Behind'. I call that 'Following'. -- Mitt Romney)
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To: tioga

Let there be an “alluvion” of voters on tuesday
to rival Chick-fil-a day.


6 posted on 11/02/2012 5:53:42 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: NicknamedBob

Waterfront property is highly overrated. I am always amused when folks who bought property on “Creekside Lane”, or “Westchester Lakes”, or “Shoreland Drive” are shocked when their houses flood during a storm, or other water emergency.

Happens all the time around here — especially during the spring thaw when the surface snow melts off before the ground has thawed enough to absorb the run off. But, of course, we are the Midwest so we are not immune to such things like those privileged Nahyawkers!

Gotta go to the dentist now. ‘Bye, All.


7 posted on 11/02/2012 5:58:54 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: tioga

Well, we actually have an alluvian of progress economically ....

That is, since people expect Romney to be elected, the economy will be seen as improving.


8 posted on 11/02/2012 5:59:30 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: MrB

If they flooded those restaurants for free speech and marriage, they will flood the voting booths to end our misery. A++


9 posted on 11/02/2012 6:00:40 AM PDT by tioga (Obama 1st term brought to you by the letter O and the # 16tril. Will not be renewed.)
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To: tioga

The veins on my neck are engorged and pulsating with an alluvion of blood as my anger grows over Obama leaving four men behind in Benghazi.


10 posted on 11/02/2012 6:02:18 AM PDT by lwoodham (I am Andrew Breitbart. Don't doubt me on this.)
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To: NeoCaveman
Second place! Just like Obama will be....woo-hoo!

...love this sign from FL.

11 posted on 11/02/2012 6:02:51 AM PDT by tioga (Obama 1st term brought to you by the letter O and the # 16tril. Will not be renewed.)
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To: tioga

In those yesterdays, antediluvian
When we feared not of matters alluvion
We had gas, food and power
And could take a hot shower
Now we feel like Pompeii, post-Vesuvian


12 posted on 11/02/2012 6:02:54 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Benghazi murders due to spontaneous riot over a video. Or terrorism. Depends on the day.)
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To: lwoodham

He left a lot more than that. If Tyrone Woods had not disobeyed orders and brought out some 30 American citizens, more would have died. Maybe even some women. Think about it. Obama left them all to die.


13 posted on 11/02/2012 6:04:25 AM PDT by tioga (Obama 1st term brought to you by the letter O and the # 16tril. Will not be renewed.)
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To: lwoodham

oops... A++


14 posted on 11/02/2012 6:05:07 AM PDT by tioga (Obama 1st term brought to you by the letter O and the # 16tril. Will not be renewed.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

A+++

A year ago we flooded here, worse flood we had ever had. Thank God we were spared this year. Prayers for you and all those suffering. May God provide for you. Obama certainly isn’t.


15 posted on 11/02/2012 6:07:16 AM PDT by tioga (Obama 1st term brought to you by the letter O and the # 16tril. Will not be renewed.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

They live on the coast and they said that? LOL Sounds like a liberal. A++


16 posted on 11/02/2012 6:08:24 AM PDT by tioga (Obama 1st term brought to you by the letter O and the # 16tril. Will not be renewed.)
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To: NicknamedBob

Reminds me of the canceled Celebration of Water that was canceled up here due FrankenStorm. The celebration was actually a protest to fracking. Nice poem, though.


17 posted on 11/02/2012 6:11:44 AM PDT by tioga (Obama 1st term brought to you by the letter O and the # 16tril. Will not be renewed.)
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To: tioga

18 posted on 11/02/2012 6:28:06 AM PDT by tioga (Obama 1st term brought to you by the letter O and the # 16tril. Will not be renewed.)
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To: tioga

Does the Celebration of Water include a wet t-shirt contest?


19 posted on 11/02/2012 6:28:29 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga
Thanks, Ti. Here in northwestern NJ, we were pretty much spared. Some trees down, but little structural damage. A local couple had some really bad luck and was killed when a tree hit their car.

It is still virtually impossible to get gasoline, but that is a minor issue compared to all of the death and destruction Sandy brought. I hope I haven't used up my prayer quotient. Election Day is coming fast.

20 posted on 11/02/2012 6:34:25 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Benghazi murders due to spontaneous riot over a video. Or terrorism. Depends on the day.)
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To: SoothingDave
Simmer down, bob..... ; )
21 posted on 11/02/2012 6:37:37 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga
They live on the coast and they said that? LOL Sounds like a liberal. A++

They lived in NYC, but I don't know which borough. It could have been Manhatten. He was POed at the indignity a flood brought him. Reminded me of that poster they used to sell of the World according to a NYer!


22 posted on 11/02/2012 6:47:53 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: SoothingDave

LMAO....I bet it did. It was liberals after all.


23 posted on 11/02/2012 6:59:10 AM PDT by tioga (Obama 1st term brought to you by the letter O and the # 16tril. Will not be renewed.)
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To: xsmommy; SoothingDave

..is it safe to take that much Viagra?


24 posted on 11/02/2012 7:00:34 AM PDT by tioga (Obama 1st term brought to you by the letter O and the # 16tril. Will not be renewed.)
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To: tioga
Where is my sign? ....
25 posted on 11/02/2012 7:04:53 AM PDT by tioga (Obama 1st term brought to you by the letter O and the # 16tril. Will not be renewed.)
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To: tioga

he is so hideous the mere thought of it makes me want to hurl chunks!


26 posted on 11/02/2012 7:05:03 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga

Not if you’re taking nitrates for chest pain. ;-)


27 posted on 11/02/2012 7:07:26 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

And if your election last longer than four hours, call your doctor.

But really, whose doctor is awake at that time?


28 posted on 11/02/2012 7:10:48 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: SoothingDave

And if your election last longer than four hours, call your doctor.

But really, whose doctor is awake at that time?


29 posted on 11/02/2012 7:29:09 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’ve got an 800 number so I can talk to a nurse 24/7.

I got it from the back of a Penthouse. ;-)


30 posted on 11/02/2012 7:39:49 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave; NeoCaveman

I’m sorry did the classroom turn into a frat house unbeknownst to me? ; )


31 posted on 11/02/2012 7:49:49 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga

Alluvion

(New York) “Come join us at Camp Alluvion for the season. We have cool breezes and swimming pools for every room.
You’ll be picked up on any street by our efficient Flood Wave and carried to your final destination, by day you’ll be treated to a slimming diet of nothing and your nights lit by real wood fires.
Best of all is the privacy, you can be sure you’ll be left alone for a long time.
Come join us at Camp Alluvion! It’s a blast!”


32 posted on 11/02/2012 7:54:07 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: xsmommy

Guess that’s why they wanted the full $500 for the job. Only way he gets any is to pay. Sad.


33 posted on 11/02/2012 7:56:14 AM PDT by tioga (Obama 1st term brought to you by the letter O and the # 16tril. Will not be renewed.)
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To: count-your-change

Only way to get there is by water...pretty sure you’ll be alone a lot. A++


34 posted on 11/02/2012 7:57:32 AM PDT by tioga (Obama 1st term brought to you by the letter O and the # 16tril. Will not be renewed.)
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To: xsmommy

Toga
Toga
Toga
Toga


35 posted on 11/02/2012 8:00:34 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: tioga

HMS Bloombug is on the way.


36 posted on 11/02/2012 8:03:15 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: xsmommy

Have a beer — don’t cost nothing.


37 posted on 11/02/2012 8:04:33 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga

I’m to the point now that when I see a Obama/dem ad on TV, I don’t just hit “mute”, I turn the damn thing off...

Since a hurricane alluvion
Hit all the various classes
Obama took AF1 to New York
So he could bless the masses

But only for an hour or two-
There isn’t that much to gain
Nixon-like, he has a cover-up
Toppling his despotic reign

So he’s back in campaign mode-
I’m sure Nixon felt the same-
He hung on desperately, too
Till the truth ended his game


38 posted on 11/02/2012 9:04:54 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; xsmommy; tioga; All

I can’t believe Bloomberg isn’t calling off the marathon. Unreal -


39 posted on 11/02/2012 9:52:43 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (The DNC loves abortion so much they will now be called the D&C)
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To: SoothingDave; NeoCaveman

thought perhaps you were serving grain punch alcohol!


40 posted on 11/02/2012 9:55:17 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
he's getting plenty of bad pub from it, maybe he will yet call it off. the first person i saw raising their eyebrows about it was NY Ranger Brad Richards on Twitter. So it's not like it's conservatives raising it. He's hot, btw ; )


41 posted on 11/02/2012 9:57:58 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I don’t know that he has time to call it off now does he? Wouldn’t that have been better done right after the storm, not the night before the race?


42 posted on 11/02/2012 10:08:11 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (The DNC loves abortion so much they will now be called the D&C)
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To: xsmommy

The night is young...


43 posted on 11/02/2012 10:12:03 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Unless he mobilizes runners, sponsors, resources etc to use for those in need?


44 posted on 11/02/2012 10:20:26 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga

Obama’s Socialist “New Albion” is a path to a debt Alluvion...


45 posted on 11/02/2012 10:21:28 AM PDT by mikrofon (Four More Days!)
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To: NeoCaveman

OH ground report from my niece at u of Akron just now. En route to a job interview there she saw 50+ Romney signs, including one with empty chair, and only one Obama sign. All five girls in her apt voted Romney Ryan. My nephew at mt union college said his campus is noticeably Romney in orientation.


46 posted on 11/02/2012 10:23:34 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Neither can I, but I suppose that is what can be expected from someone who buys into Al Gore’s chicken little climate scenario, or is more concerned about taking away salt and sodas than he is about the fact that people can’t get gas for their generators so they can keep warm because there is no electricity...


47 posted on 11/02/2012 10:27:02 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: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; xsmommy

Oh the outrage has gone viral. The twitter hashtag #LetThemEatMarathon is trending.


48 posted on 11/02/2012 10:39:36 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

This morning, a fellow hikers I saw on the trail said with the job numbers still sucking, he guessed that Obama’s operatives were handing out free condoms in fiesta colors to get the younger people to come to the rallies to hear him speak...


49 posted on 11/02/2012 10:46:50 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: NeoCaveman

unreal


50 posted on 11/02/2012 11:09:59 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (The DNC loves abortion so much they will now be called the D&C)
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