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Word for the Day, Tuesday January 22, 2012

Posted on 01/22/2013 5:14:40 AM PST by SoothingDave

Word For The Day, January 22, 2013



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".

lollygag [lah-lee-gag, lal-ee-]

-vi

1. to spend time idly; loaf.
2. to indulge in kisses and caresses; make love; neck.

[1625–35; < Latin fatuus silly, foolish, idiotic; see -ous]


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1 posted on 01/22/2013 5:14:47 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; ...

Up and at ‘em.


2 posted on 01/22/2013 5:15:59 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Definitions one and two seem to be at odds with eachother.


3 posted on 01/22/2013 5:34:48 AM PST by NeoCaveman (Let it burn, let it burn, let it burn)
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To: SoothingDave

With the current Regime in place, Conservatives have no excuse for lolligagging - now is the time to put our hands to the wheel and focus our minds on retrieving what has been lost over the past half-century.


4 posted on 01/22/2013 5:36:09 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: SoothingDave

I spent too much time lollygagging on definition #1, to have time for definition #2.


5 posted on 01/22/2013 5:39:13 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: NeoCaveman

Kissing and caressing are hardly productive activities. (Though they could be re-productive.)


6 posted on 01/22/2013 5:40:30 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: NeoCaveman

I agree. I have never heard the word applied to definition two.


7 posted on 01/22/2013 5:43:55 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: ConorMacNessa; NeoCaveman

It was a surprise to me as well, but there it is in the dictionary.


8 posted on 01/22/2013 5:51:47 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Not criticizing just saying who ever came up with definition #2 must be doing it wrong. lol.


9 posted on 01/22/2013 5:53:32 AM PST by NeoCaveman (Let it burn, let it burn, let it burn)
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To: SoothingDave

Bill Clinton, wed to an unjolly hag
Got the urge to engage in some dolly tag
He questioned Miss Monica
“Can you blow a harmonica?”
While he wondered, perhaps, would a lolly gag?


10 posted on 01/22/2013 5:54:22 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

Excellent, Truth! I heard Monica played a mean pork trombone as well.


11 posted on 01/22/2013 5:56:45 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: ConorMacNessa

I thought she was Jewish.


12 posted on 01/22/2013 6:01:13 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Just not kosher.


13 posted on 01/22/2013 6:03:50 AM PST by NeoCaveman (Let it burn, let it burn, let it burn)
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To: SoothingDave
My lollygagging in the caribe is over. It's COLD back here in obamaland. We were in HELL yesterday. It's a kitschy little place. The proprietor of the gift shop wears a devil suit and walks around, he asked "where in the hell are ya from?" And we replied, we are from that other Hell aka Washington. Xshub rolled his eyes at me bc when the old island lady at the register asked I said DC -and she said oh they're swearing Obama in up there today and I, without missing a beat replied-- that's why we are here.... LOL! She said something like well everyone had their choices I guess. I'm sorry but I'm congenitally incapable of letting anyone have the impression I'm even indifferent to obams!!
14 posted on 01/22/2013 6:14:24 AM PST by xsmommy
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It was 6 degrees this morning when I started my car. With ten below wind chills. Don’t tell me “cold.”

Kids had a 2 hour delay. Probably same deal for tomorrow.


15 posted on 01/22/2013 6:29:24 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

http://www.televisiontunes.com/Red_Dwarf_-_Ending.html

Its cold outside,
There’s no kind of atmosphere,
I’m all alone,
More or less.
Let me fly,
Far away from here,
Fun, fun, fun,
In the sun, sun, sun.

I want to lie,
Shipwrecked and comatose,
Drinking fresh,
Mango juice.
Goldfish shoals,
Nibbling at my toes,
Fun, fun, fun,
In the sun, sun, sun,
Fun, fun, fun,
In the sun, sun, sun.


16 posted on 01/22/2013 6:32:21 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

At the inauguration, Obama asked Bill “How is hillary’s head?”
Bill replied, “Well, she’s no monica!”


17 posted on 01/22/2013 6:36:33 AM PST by VRWCmember
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To: SoothingDave

One of my best friends is named Lolly.


18 posted on 01/22/2013 6:38:41 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

That’s funny! It’s below freezing here again and we hate it. I want to live someplace that doesn’t go below 40.


19 posted on 01/22/2013 6:43:06 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

Is that an inaugural poem? I heard it was awful but I stayed away from all TV and twitter related DC stuff yesterday because I have a strong gag reflex.


20 posted on 01/22/2013 6:44:50 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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