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Word For The Day, Wednesday, November 21, 2012--Boeotian

Posted on 11/21/2012 5:16:36 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree

Word For The Day, Wednesday, November 21, 2012--Boeotian  

   

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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".  

Boeotian [bee-oh-shuhn]

hear it pronounced  

adjective
1. of or pertaining to Boeotia or its inhabitants.
2. dull; obtuse; without cultural refinement.

  noun
3. a native or inhabitant of Boeotia.
4. a dull, obtuse person; Philistine.

Etymology: Origin: Boeotian

1590–1600; Boeoti(a) + -an "ignorant, dull," from Boeotia, district around Thebes in ancient Greece (said to have been so called for its cattle pastures), whose inhabitants were characterized as proverbially dull and countrified by their neighbors, the Athenians. The Boeotians presumably held reciprocal opinions, but their great writers, Plutarch and Pindar, though patriots, are full of praise for Athenian deeds and institutions.    

 

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.  


TOPICS: Word For The Day
KEYWORDS: word; wordfortheday
Good Morning Class. Welcome to School!

Here is my example with WFTD.

     

I am struck with the notion that all libs are Boeotian. (That little rhyme should help with the pronunciation.)

No pushing at the door please!  

1 posted on 11/21/2012 5:16:41 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

I’m posting via my iPad from an undisclosed location north of Dallas. Get that homework in before the holiday break.


2 posted on 11/21/2012 5:21:29 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: TruthShallSetYouFree

I am heartsick that Col. West conceded to the Boeotian, Insipid, Vapid Murphy.


3 posted on 11/21/2012 5:25:42 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: left that other site
A++

gold

Any reason to oppose Voter I.D. except to allow fraud?

4 posted on 11/21/2012 5:31:18 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: TruthShallSetYouFree

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5 posted on 11/21/2012 5:33:20 AM PST by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: NeoCaveman
silver
6 posted on 11/21/2012 5:36:34 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: TruthShallSetYouFree
It's gotta boeotian currents that caused us to drift so far away from the shore.
7 posted on 11/21/2012 5:36:58 AM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
They consider Republicans too boeotian to call Susan Rice out for what she really is.
But this WFTD just makes this song come into my head.
8 posted on 11/21/2012 5:37:57 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

You hit the nail on the head.


9 posted on 11/21/2012 5:38:11 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: Hoodat
A+++ bronze

Excellent!

10 posted on 11/21/2012 5:40:55 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: TruthShallSetYouFree
Boeotian

We boeotian are not culturally unrefined: How many people can burb and sound just like the Chipmunks? Besides if not for the boeotians who would do the styling of women's hair?

11 posted on 11/21/2012 5:44:09 AM PST by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
There are a whole lot of boeotians on the federal payroll.
12 posted on 11/21/2012 5:46:03 AM PST by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

The only thing I can conjure up for the word “Boeotian” is that it’s a fitting adjective to describe the aroma emanating from the feminazis who braid their axillary hair.


13 posted on 11/21/2012 5:46:16 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: secret garden

A+++
Excellent link. And, you’re the first to channel Billy Ocean. My son watched me post the Word, and started singing right away.


14 posted on 11/21/2012 5:49:58 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: TruthShallSetYouFree

Can’t stand people with B.O.; shun ‘em the first chance I get.


15 posted on 11/21/2012 6:05:35 AM PST by SAJ (What is the next tagline some overweening mod will censor?)
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To: count-your-change

A+
Don’t forget the armpit farts.


16 posted on 11/21/2012 6:11:35 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: NeoCaveman

A+++
Keep the ones who are part of the problem from being a part of the solution.


17 posted on 11/21/2012 6:15:27 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: SAJ

A+++
I hate people with the initials B.O.
Except Billy Ocean.


18 posted on 11/21/2012 6:17:41 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: TruthShallSetYouFree
Los Latinos no son Boeotian bumpkins.
19 posted on 11/21/2012 6:34:39 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

How much of the sales are on credit?


20 posted on 11/21/2012 6:36:19 AM PST by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: xsmommy

That’s an ill-defined statistic. Are they spending 3 times per capita? Is this just in supermarkets? Maybe Anglos and Asians buy more things online and in other types of stores?


21 posted on 11/21/2012 6:43:40 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

A+++
Muy excelente!


22 posted on 11/21/2012 6:44:14 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: xsmommy

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2961745/posts

Completely unrelated news about Mexican obesity. ;-)

I know a lot of the little eating places I’ve been to there don’t even offer diet Coke or diet anything as an option.


23 posted on 11/21/2012 7:14:06 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

After seeing the tech bubble and the housing bubble I no longer take spending statistics as a good thing. They are good if they are spending cash but not if it’s just a symptom of easy credit that will never be paid back.


24 posted on 11/21/2012 7:15:15 AM PST by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Our boeotian President

You can take the jackass out of Chicago, but...

25 posted on 11/21/2012 7:16:58 AM PST by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: SoothingDave

Ever notice that most Diet Coke drinkers don’t look so “diet”?

I think there’s a reason for that


26 posted on 11/21/2012 7:18:14 AM PST by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: xsmommy

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2961722/posts?page=8

You want a toe? I can get you a toe.


27 posted on 11/21/2012 7:20:31 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: theDentist

I saw a truck yesterday with the bumper sticker that had Obama’s face and said “does this ass make my truck look big?”


28 posted on 11/21/2012 7:26:44 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: NeoCaveman

Be that as it may, when you are forced to only drink bottled stuff, having non-caloric options other than water is a good way to reduce sugar intake.


29 posted on 11/21/2012 7:28:34 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: theDentist

A+++
Don’t blame me. I voted for Romney.


30 posted on 11/21/2012 7:33:30 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: TruthShallSetYouFree

I hope you enjoy some pleasant Texas in November weather during your visit. My daughter and son in law have spent years in northwest Texas where the wind blows most of the time and it gets very cold in the winter. They keep commenting on how beautiful the weather is here in the Houston area (this time of year anyway).


31 posted on 11/21/2012 7:42:35 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (The DNC loves abortion so much they will now be called the D&C)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Thems only for fat girls who want impress their first dates.


32 posted on 11/21/2012 7:44:29 AM PST by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

We’re at my son’s house in Fairview, near Plano, McKinney, etc. All 3 of my kids plus all 8 grandkids are here. Plus a close cousin who drove up from Houston with his wife and 4 kids. That makes 12 little ones, ranging from 1 to 10, clustered around 4 years of age. The weather is gorgeous, springlike. I plan on drinking heavily.


33 posted on 11/21/2012 8:03:32 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: TruthShallSetYouFree

Wow, that is a great crowd! So glad the weather is nice for you all. Summer is hell in Texas but we do have some great “supposedly winter” months.


34 posted on 11/21/2012 8:09:33 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (The DNC loves abortion so much they will now be called the D&C)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Most of Obama’s wealthy friends
Are immune to manners or style-
Their Boeotian manners and tastes
Must be annoying after awhile

From the vulgar “entertainers”
Parading naked in phony rage
To rich and criminal racists
Living the 70’s, page by page

I doubt they even notice
How civilized people laugh
At all their juvenile antics
And their ridiculous gaffes


35 posted on 11/21/2012 9:37:54 AM PST by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Oh you can fake the drunkard but I’m sure you are as happy as a clam with your grand babies gathered around you. Especially bc they can play outside ;)


36 posted on 11/21/2012 9:56:20 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

Perfect!!!


37 posted on 11/21/2012 9:57:36 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: Texan5

A+++
Lotsa lib losers to loathe.


38 posted on 11/21/2012 10:13:54 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: xsmommy

The weather is absolutely perfect. And, yes, the kids are adorable. On average, two are crying at any given moment.


39 posted on 11/21/2012 10:17:11 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: TruthShallSetYouFree

Thank you!

I just wish they could all be bundled up and shipped to France for a nominal fee...


40 posted on 11/21/2012 10:27:03 AM PST by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I sense undercurrents of disharmony. LOL Have a wonderful holiday!


41 posted on 11/21/2012 10:52:40 AM PST by tioga (On suicide watch. 4 more years is too much.)
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To: SoothingDave; xsmommy

Order one for Dick Morris.


42 posted on 11/21/2012 11:27:15 AM PST by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: tioga

There are three sets of Nerf bow and arrows. Each set has one bow, one quiver, and three arrows. Not enough for 12 kids. 12 sets might have been sufficient, although I doubt it. The three year-olds are acting like three year -olds.


43 posted on 11/21/2012 11:30:37 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: TruthShallSetYouFree

That’s enough for three hunters and 9 “deer.”


44 posted on 11/21/2012 11:36:31 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Soother that may be the single most impressive idea I’ve ever heard you express! That’s genius. It proves u r a good dad.


45 posted on 11/21/2012 12:12:25 PM PST by xsmommy
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To: All

Getting my Happy Thanksgiving wishes out early.

Happy Thanksgiving to all.


46 posted on 11/21/2012 12:35:30 PM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: xsmommy

http://freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2961866/posts?page=48

I had a pretty good idea on this thread, too.

But, yeah, if encouraging children to hunt each other is good parenting, then I win the award. ;-)


47 posted on 11/21/2012 12:43:16 PM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

your good idea was lost on an imbecile however...


48 posted on 11/21/2012 1:50:43 PM PST by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I always wondered where those guys hailed from:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jtie6r27JeU


49 posted on 11/21/2012 4:48:45 PM PST by mikrofon (Boeotian Anthem)
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To: xsmommy

Being anticatholic is more important to some people.


50 posted on 11/21/2012 5:57:16 PM PST by SoothingDave
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