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Word for the Day, Tuesday November 13, 2012

Posted on 11/13/2012 5:11:17 AM PST by SoothingDave

Word For The Day, November 13, 2012



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".

mirth [murth]

-n

1. gaiety or jollity, especially when accompanied by laughter:
2. amusement or laughter:

[before 900; Middle English mirthe, Old English myrgth. See merry, -th1 ]


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1 posted on 11/13/2012 5:11:21 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; ...

Kwitcher mopin’ around and say “Give it to me, Doctor, I can take it!”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0McO4sY8pA

If you can make it through this without tapping your toes or banging your desk, check for a pulse.


2 posted on 11/13/2012 5:13:28 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Thanks for sharing your mirth with us!

:-)


3 posted on 11/13/2012 5:19:42 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: SoothingDave

It was 27 this am heading out to school so I HAD to tap my toes to keep them from going numb! Boo cold weather!


4 posted on 11/13/2012 5:21:43 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

At least the cold weather goes with all the Christmas commercials on TV.


5 posted on 11/13/2012 5:39:17 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Mirth-boy and proud of it!

Stand back, aliens!


6 posted on 11/13/2012 5:39:31 AM PST by NicknamedBob (Reagan -- "Mister Gorbachev, tear down this Barackade!")
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To: SoothingDave
Mirth: What Dianne Sawyer called the opposite of South on election night
7 posted on 11/13/2012 5:44:50 AM PST by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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To: SoothingDave

Gosh haven’t heard Foghat in a long time, thanks


8 posted on 11/13/2012 5:48:15 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (The DNC loves abortion so much they will now be called the D&C)
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To: SoothingDave

Of morals, the libs have a dearth
They revel, exploding in mirth
At each termination
Of a mother’s gestation
They don’t like to see a live birth


9 posted on 11/13/2012 5:49:48 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: SoothingDave
“I am sorry I misspelled ‘arsenic.’”

My favorite line from this article.
10 posted on 11/13/2012 5:51:07 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

It’s an awesome song. And one of the best bands ever named after a type of weather and a type of headgear.


11 posted on 11/13/2012 5:52:58 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave
Accustomed, as we are, to viewing 'The Onion' as a source of mirth, they really missed the boat with this offering: ‘The Miracle of Abortion’: The Onion imagines showing 8th graders the reality of abortion. I can't even read this story. Nothing mirthful is there.
12 posted on 11/13/2012 5:53:24 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: SoothingDave

Drizzle Fez, back in the day, could give them a run for their money


13 posted on 11/13/2012 5:55:25 AM PST by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

Yes, but they’re no Newsboy Squall.


14 posted on 11/13/2012 5:57:53 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave
The mirth shown is this pic is long over.

Natalie, twin that is having custody issues, Betrayedhiswife, husband of Kelly, Kelly, and Fauzcohauntus' friend Holly Patreaus. I hear Holly is furious.

Left out of this pic is Gen Allen and the shirtless FBI agent. Ghostwriter for Paula Broadwll's book has been on TV. The cast of characters grows. And it all knocks voter fraud and Benghazi off the radar.

15 posted on 11/13/2012 6:12:56 AM PST by tioga (Obama: Brought to us by the letter O and 16Trillion. Thanks for nothing, America.)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa; SoothingDave

And Misty Deerstalker sounds more like a porn name.


16 posted on 11/13/2012 6:13:38 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

oh yeah!


17 posted on 11/13/2012 6:20:05 AM PST by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: tioga

All it needs is someone putting on an adult diaper for a cross country trip and a little blonde missing girl and we’re set for a daytime Emmy.


18 posted on 11/13/2012 6:23:48 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

Native American porn. ;-)


19 posted on 11/13/2012 6:27:31 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Mirth

The girth of the lady telling the birth of her baby was met with the mirth of a maybe.


20 posted on 11/13/2012 6:49:21 AM PST by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: SoothingDave

Not to mention all the amnesia over at the CIA.

This isn’t a love triangle, it’s a love pentagon.


21 posted on 11/13/2012 7:12:24 AM PST by NeoCaveman (Tagline X. Waiting to be given a new tagline.)
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To: NeoCaveman

Apparently ESPN put up a graphic last night about Roethisberger’s passing with the new O coordinator:

Drink & Drunk

(They meant “dink & dunk.”)


22 posted on 11/13/2012 9:36:17 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Can’t listen to Foghat without beating on the desk...

Cloudy and 56 here, but warmer weather is due back in a couple of days.

I think we should enjoy the mirth
Of the sexy goings-on and such-
Generals and female worshippers
Aren’t really all that much-

Patton had at least one of them
Eisenhauer had a couple, too-
And as a General, Julius Caesar
Had more than just a few

What makes the Petreaus scandal
The most worth-exposing legal goal
Since the insanity of the Nixon era
Is another admistration out of control


23 posted on 11/13/2012 10:11:02 AM PST by Texan5 (No-actually, we do NOT all have to get along...)
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To: secret garden; SoothingDave

Having been embarrassed by a cheating first husband, I can empathize with Holly Petraeus. But having said that, look at her-she looks like a typical screw-my-appearance liberal woman of any age-little or no makeup, 25+ extra pounds, blah and unflattering clothes-all that is missing are sandals and unshaven pits...

Any man who signs checks, supervises people, etc, whether he merits a general’s paygrade or not is going to be noticed by advantage-seeking females-and so is his wife’s appearance. You can’t be overweight and frumpy, no matter how comfortable it is-wrong as it is, your man is going to stray-the other woman may not be younger, but she will be better kept, will listen to all his bulls*** and will wear a lace-and-satin teddy instead of flannel to bed if he wants her to.

Conservative women seem to take way more pride in a nice appearance at any age, so I can’t feel totally sorry for the general’s wife-she looks like her Birkenstock-wearing friend, Fauxcahontas Warren-or the divorced old hippie chicks who live out here...

Hell, I may not have a man now, but I work with them and I won’t let myself go fat and frumpy just out of personal, female pride. My sincere apologies if I sound judgemental, but we women have developed over 10’s of thousands of years into superior stealth predators ..


24 posted on 11/13/2012 11:03:41 AM PST by Texan5 (No-actually, we do NOT all have to get along...)
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To: Texan5; xsmommy

Don’t tell xs or her hubby, but George Will agrees with me on election running.

http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/will111012.php3#.UKKoV-SdN2A

“Elections are run by governments, so it is unwise to expect them to be run well, but really: Are hours-long waits at polling places inevitable?”


25 posted on 11/13/2012 12:11:22 PM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

And I agree, also with Will on a number of other points, as well-I will never understand those who want smaller government that stays out of their personal lives, but want that same government to get involved in moral issues-not counting abortion-that’s clearly murder/infanticide-government has no business in the personal lives of people-that is for churches to deal with-God is far wiser than government.


26 posted on 11/13/2012 12:41:10 PM PST by Texan5 (No-actually, we do NOT all have to get along...)
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To: SoothingDave

I like the Drudge headline....”Four Star Circus”.


27 posted on 11/13/2012 1:34:19 PM PST by tioga (Obama: Brought to us by the letter O and 16Trillion. Thanks for nothing, America.)
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To: SoothingDave

The Dummies could not hide their mirth
When Obama embraced Jersey Girth.
Those optics did sway
Undecideds, they say-
Doesn’t matter now, for what it’s worth…


28 posted on 11/13/2012 1:42:05 PM PST by mikrofon (WFTD Late BUMP)
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To: SoothingDave

Now it is not only chilly and gray, but there is light mist/rain-I was in the woods, and part of a poem from childhood came to mind-

“I like the gray November day, and dead, bare boughs that coldly sway against my pane-I like the rain..


29 posted on 11/13/2012 1:48:23 PM PST by Texan5 (No-actually, we do NOT all have to get along...)
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To: tioga

I liked that, too-if the FBI spends much more time at either of those womens’ homes, they’re going to be asked to pay rent. How much stuff can possible be on a couple of computers belonging to what are basically a couple of married women with kids who have eyes for powerful men?

I made up some dough for a couple of baguettes of sourdough french bread-it is rising right now...


30 posted on 11/13/2012 2:11:29 PM PST by Texan5 (No-actually, we do NOT all have to get along...)
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To: Texan5

Holly’s appearance doesn’t excuse him, but i agree with you that it might explain it. i saw a comment to some article yesterday saying Holly became a marshmallow over time and had no chance against that “hardbody.” well it’s a sad state of affairs if a man cannot control his penis and comply with his vows just because an attractive woman comes on to him, and his wife has visibly aged. Holly Petraeus is 20 years older than the whore who took up with her husband. Women really can’t compete with that kind of age spread. I agree that one should never let oneself go, but mostly out of personal pride rather than to keep a man. If he’s bent on cheating he will cheat regardless.


31 posted on 11/14/2012 5:11:57 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Simple pride in being female keeps most of us from going frumpy, and yes, I’ve been accused of believing that my gender is superior to men when it comes to impulse control...

My ex, in his mid-life crisis went off the rails over a bimbo in her early 20’s-no matter how well-kept I was, I was still 40-something, had kids and hard miles on me, etc so I know how that feels.

I’m an unforgiving sort with a latin’s love of revenge, so it cost my ex dearly, both legally and in many headgames-revenge is sweet, and I still smile, remembering his downfall. I hope Holly goes for the jugular-it is what that man deserves. But she is supposedly a lib, so I guess she’ll do a Hillary.

Nothing excuses him-he is likely one of those men who like power and when an attractive, younger woman gets close, the blood drains from their brain to the-um-nether regions. He is a cad, a rotter, and a selfish bastard, albeit a great general.

I had a psychology prof who had written a paper on men who exhibited what she called Svengali syndrome-they set themselves up-professionally or otherwise-to mentor, counsel, etc younger women, and make sex part of the deal-they get off on the adulation as much as they do the boffing-a total ego high-addictive, and it usually ends up being ruinous. Remember Nemesis? Textbook case on a small scale...


32 posted on 11/14/2012 11:28:52 AM PST by Texan5 (No-actually, we do NOT all have to get along...)
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