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Word for the Day, FRiday, March 8, 2013 - Opprobrium
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Posted on 03/08/2013 5:25:28 AM PST 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”.

Opprobrium

Noun

    1. Disgrace arising from exceedingly shameful conduct; ignominy.
    2. Scornful reproach or contempt: a term of opprobrium.
    3. A cause of shame or disgrace.

[Latin, from opprobrre, to reproach : ob-, against; see ob- + probum, reproach; see bher-1 in Indo-European roots.]


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. ;-)

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


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My example:

It is doubtful that Democrats have a moral foundation when men like Menendez are embraced. The left blindfolds themselves from seeing the opprobrium of the situation. An astute comment after the article: "Come on does Bob look like the kind of guy who NEEDS to pay young good looking women to have sex...Oh.. aah ..YEA !!!!"Scary that the Dems are less than curious about this story. Nothing can shame them.

1 posted on 03/08/2013 5:25:28 AM PST by tioga
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Gabz; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

Rise and shine......the glare from the new fallen snow woke me up this morning. Dang white stuff has covered my car and driveway. Where is SPRING?


2 posted on 03/08/2013 5:26:52 AM PST by tioga
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To: tioga

Shutting down WH tours demonstrates the opprobrium of this administration and is the equivalent of taking the ball and going home when they don’t get their way.


3 posted on 03/08/2013 5:31:27 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

Well, the local Dairy Queen has opened up. That’s a sign of spring.


4 posted on 03/08/2013 5:34:49 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

Absolutely. A++ Probably, 0 and MO just want to run nakid through the White House so they can make another check on their bucket list. RME


5 posted on 03/08/2013 5:38:41 AM PST by tioga
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To: tioga
There's something a little off about this one:

....but I can't stop laughing. The man embraces his opprobrium.

6 posted on 03/08/2013 5:41:28 AM PST by tioga
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To: tioga

McCain and Graham are trying to heap opprobrium onto Rand Paul for performing his legal right of filibuster.


7 posted on 03/08/2013 5:42:43 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: SoothingDave

Icy cold ice cream is a sign of spring? What happened to green grass and flowers?


8 posted on 03/08/2013 5:43:02 AM PST by tioga
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To: tioga

I LOVE that!


9 posted on 03/08/2013 5:43:43 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site

That pair of matching twinkies are not conservatives. #IStandwithRand A++ The jokes on twitter were great.


10 posted on 03/08/2013 5:44:43 AM PST by tioga
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To: tioga

As long as Ocarter remains in office, widespread opprobrium should be a daily occurrence.


11 posted on 03/08/2013 5:46:38 AM PST by mtrott
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To: left that other site

it made me laugh, too few laughs to be found in 0bamaworld. we need all the laughs we can get.


12 posted on 03/08/2013 5:48:35 AM PST by tioga
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To: mtrott

it is. sadly. A++


13 posted on 03/08/2013 5:49:26 AM PST by tioga
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To: tioga

In college, O did pot, ‘shrooms, and opium
Is he gay? He’ll never meet with opprobium
But a guy on the right
If his loafers are light
The mainstream is quickly all over ‘im


14 posted on 03/08/2013 5:51:53 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: tioga

Well, they “close for the season” so the “season” must be over, eh?


15 posted on 03/08/2013 5:52:42 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: tioga

No opprobrium seems to follow the scandals of the Obama administration — Benghazhi, Fast & Furious, etc. The press and the public seem immune from shock these days.


16 posted on 03/08/2013 5:59:38 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: tioga

I got this in the email last night:

Are you infinitely thankful to God for having given us such a wonderful, wise and benevolent pope in Benedict XVI.?
Do you sincerely hope that the Church will be granted a worthy successor: a rock of faith, a leader open to the Holy Spirit, a pope prayerful and holy?

Do you as an important part of the Body of Christ wish to contribute through the power of your prayers so that the Holy Spirit may guide, protect and enlighten our Cardinals when they determine the next successor of St. Peter?

You now have the opportunity to actively be part of this providential endeavour by having a Cardinal assigned to you, who you will support through your prayer and intercession during the coming weeks before and during the conclave and for three days following the election.

Click on the link below:

http://www.adoptacardinal.org/

I got Attilio Nicora of Italy, and he’s cute too! President of the Financial Information Authority


17 posted on 03/08/2013 6:06:19 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I thought this word would be a bigger challenge to rhyme. LOL Guess not. A+++


18 posted on 03/08/2013 6:35:16 AM PST by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

that’s positive thinking for ya. alas, I am covered in snow.


19 posted on 03/08/2013 6:35:49 AM PST by tioga
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To: afraidfortherepublic

the world is full of sinners that applaud that crap. and vote for it. A++


20 posted on 03/08/2013 6:36:46 AM PST by tioga
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To: afraidfortherepublic

good idea. I have been praying for all of them whenever I am reminded of our Pope, or popeless state. I trust in God. I will click later, I am on my way out the door right now. almost out of doggie diapers. that can’t happen.


21 posted on 03/08/2013 6:39:18 AM PST by tioga
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To: tioga

Indeed.

I am a daily subscriber to “Pookie’s Toons”.

I need all the laughs I can get.

BTW, Tioga, can you put me on your ping list? Thanks. :-)


22 posted on 03/08/2013 6:43:48 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site

how did I not have you on my ping list? I got it fixed.


23 posted on 03/08/2013 6:51:09 AM PST by tioga
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To: tioga

Stuff Happens!
LOL


24 posted on 03/08/2013 6:59:08 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: tioga

That is funny!


25 posted on 03/08/2013 9:40:05 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (In my world, Daddys don't leave after 4 or 8 years and a new one get picked by half the country)
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To: SoothingDave; tioga

Our Dairy Queens and even our Rita’s Italian Water Ice never closes....only have HOT and not so HOT as our seasons.


26 posted on 03/08/2013 9:41:30 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (In my world, Daddys don't leave after 4 or 8 years and a new one get picked by half the country)
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To: tioga
Isn't opprobrium that stuff they make you drink before a colonostopy?
27 posted on 03/08/2013 9:41:48 AM PST by doubled ( never in the field of human con tricks has so much been owed by so many to so little effect - Steyn)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I meant to post that last week, think its a great idea. I got the cardinal archbishop of Lisbon, cardinal policarpo.


28 posted on 03/08/2013 9:46:03 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Xshub had his zapping and is home again none the worse for wear. Xsbaby got invited to prom and nominated for national honor society today.


29 posted on 03/08/2013 9:51:49 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

The Dairy Queen in town closes about mid-November, just in time for selling Christmas trees.

They reopened on Feb 22.

Of course, the “Brazier” DQ’s (that sell burgers and such) don’t close.


30 posted on 03/08/2013 9:52:19 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Good. Hope he is still at peace when the pain killers wear off. At least it’s almost over for him.


31 posted on 03/08/2013 10:13:54 AM PST by tioga
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Francesco Coccopalmerio of Italy. Cardinal since 2012. Born in 1938. President of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts. I am on it. Prayers up.


32 posted on 03/08/2013 10:18:47 AM PST by tioga
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To: tioga

He had the procedure at 7:30 am was done in an hour and home by 10. He still feels ok, but is taking preventative ibuprofen.


33 posted on 03/08/2013 10:40:55 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
Good news all around! So glad to know your husband is feeling ok and how exciting for your daughter! Congrats to her!

I had a crappy morning - fasted for a blood test - drove over and the center had moved.... finally found it tucked inside a big medical building with no signage only to learn it was not a Quest Lab but a general lab that does some work for Quest. "We're not a Quest Quest" was the statement given to me. Seriously? So there wasn't one anywhere close by (and this Non-Quest Quest didn't have access to their computer system which held the online lab paperwork sent by my doc so I couldn't use them). So I had coffee and breakfast and ran errands then came home. I get to do it all over again next week. Whine over...

34 posted on 03/08/2013 10:51:04 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (In my world, Daddys don't leave after 4 or 8 years and a new one get picked by half the country)
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To: SoothingDave

I recall a DQ closer to Philadelphia that would close but the ones closer to where we lived were always open. So is the one you are referring to only an ice cream shop?


35 posted on 03/08/2013 10:52:43 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (In my world, Daddys don't leave after 4 or 8 years and a new one get picked by half the country)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

That is correct. Your basic two windows, stand-in-line-outside ice cream shop. They added a drive thru a couple years ago.


36 posted on 03/08/2013 10:57:39 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

I just have my blood work done at my doctor’s office when I see him. Which I happened to do this week.


37 posted on 03/08/2013 10:59:15 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Good idea. They should be small enough now to pass without much pain. DH had it done twice. Thankfully, he hasn’t had a problem in a long time.


38 posted on 03/08/2013 11:24:20 AM PST by tioga
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To: xsmommy

Missed that about your daughter. What a wonderful day for her.


39 posted on 03/08/2013 11:26:38 AM PST by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

My doc for the last 9 years had lab/xray and mammo in the same bldg - very convenient but due to a job change and resulting insurance change I lost my old doc..... I’m not thrilled but life changes so I have to deal with it.


40 posted on 03/08/2013 11:29:12 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (In my world, Daddys don't leave after 4 or 8 years and a new one get picked by half the country)
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To: tioga; xsmommy

My cardinal is at home. I think his name is Attilio ???, Italy, born March 18, 1937. He’s head of all of the Vatican money.

My husband got Karl Lehmann, from Germany, born 1936-5-16.
He’s been a Cardinal since 2001-2-21 and his function is: Bishop of Mainz, Germany


41 posted on 03/08/2013 1:24:29 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: tioga; xsmommy

My cardinal is at home. I think his name is Attilio ???, Italy, born March 18, 1937. He’s head of all of the Vatican money.

My husband got Karl Lehmann, from Germany, born 1936-5-16.
He’s been a Cardinal since 2001-2-21 and his function is: Bishop of Mainz, Germany


42 posted on 03/08/2013 1:24:29 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: tioga

What a cluster****-a day of mass confusion-if I were the fragile sort of female, I’d probably get the vapors and go lie down for a couple of days...

The driveby media will never
Heap Obama with scorn and such-
For them to dish out opprobrium
Would be asking way too much

They’re so deep into the tank
They’re past the 4 ft. marks-
So far into thye deep end that
They should look out for sharks

They’ve sunk their credibility-
It rotted and had such a smell
That now it has the same odor
As some kind of smoke from hell

But since I’m not the fragile sort, I’m cranking up the warrior song, AC/DC and some other heavy stuff real loud and loosing myself in loud and angry for stress relief...


43 posted on 03/08/2013 2:33:53 PM PST by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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Need a dance partner? 88 year old granny gets it on....it'll make you smile.
44 posted on 03/09/2013 6:26:37 AM PST by tioga
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To: tioga

My 99 yo mom (deaf) and 95 yo aunt (blind) can both dance better than that. And do. Until they fall over.


45 posted on 03/09/2013 8:09:56 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: tioga; afraidfortherepublic

That is so cool-but she is a bit shy with the booty shake-one is never, ever too old to go into a dance for no reason at all...

My favorite aunt-who will not abide her age being mentioned-still owns and operates her small dance studio, where I learned to love to dance-some people with low hispanic tolerance say we all know how to dance-

At a recent recital where she did a flamenco number and other stuff, a family member asked her when she intended to slow down. She shouted-stomping her dancing shoe for emphasis-”when they hammer the last f’ing nail into my coffin”.

There is nearly always music playing here, and I shake it even while cooking-I don’t have a partner any more, but dance is still great exercise and stress relief-keeps the weight at a healthy level, body more supple, joint aches at bay...


46 posted on 03/09/2013 9:03:29 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: tioga

It is sprinkling steadily and thunderstorms are predicted for later on-all the better to grow my salad greens-we need that rain...


47 posted on 03/09/2013 9:32:22 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: afraidfortherepublic

LOL I said that would be me in a few years on FB and my neighbor wanted a heads up so she could make a video of me.


48 posted on 03/09/2013 4:00:35 PM PST by tioga
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To: Texan5

I was concerned that she would throw her back out....but, I was chair dancing right along with her.


49 posted on 03/09/2013 4:01:34 PM PST by tioga
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To: tioga

If she dances all the time, her back is probably not in danger-dancing is good. I have no doubt as soon as your joint problem is better, you will be shaking it up.


50 posted on 03/09/2013 5:02:59 PM PST by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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