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Word for the Day, Tuesday May 14, 2013

Posted on 05/14/2013 5:08:43 AM PDT by SoothingDave

Word For The Day, May 14, 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".

quacksalver [kwak-sal-ver]

-n
1. A quack doctor
2. A charlatan

[1570–80; < early Dutch (now kwakzalver ); see quack1 , salve, -er1

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1 posted on 05/14/2013 5:08:43 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; ...

I must apologize to the fans of the Maple Leafs. Apparently you had the series in hand until I decided to tune in for the final 5 minutes.


2 posted on 05/14/2013 5:09:44 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave
...Here she is.
3 posted on 05/14/2013 5:14:48 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

LOL. Whew, if I had a nickle for every time that has happened to us : /

GoGators.

Please?

Good morning ya’ll, and may God bless.
Tatt
;)


4 posted on 05/14/2013 5:16:37 AM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: SoothingDave

Apparently the quacksalver members of the media who have always had Obama’s back have finally discovered that he sees them as an enemy as well.
Who the hell is it that said “it’s only AP phones he is bugging”? Horsefeathers. AP is just the first to be revealed.

Will the Pubs impeach him now??? No.


5 posted on 05/14/2013 5:19:39 AM PDT by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: tioga

Cute.


6 posted on 05/14/2013 5:28:55 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: SoothingDave
The monstorus quacksalver from Philly was found guilty.
7 posted on 05/14/2013 5:31:57 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: tioga

She’s cute! Did she let you sleep last night?


8 posted on 05/14/2013 5:33:24 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

9 posted on 05/14/2013 5:34:06 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: SoothingDave

Mrs. Clinton, the lying quacksalver
Said Benghazi just didn’t involve ‘er
But Greg Hicks’ testimony
Proved that Hillary’s a phony
Not one word that he said did absolve ‘er


10 posted on 05/14/2013 5:38:29 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: SoothingDave

When I tell you “I’m sorry” after you read the first two jokes on my homepage, I am a quacksalver.


11 posted on 05/14/2013 5:40:08 AM PDT by pax_et_bonum (God Bless America)
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To: SoothingDave
This is what the spouse, the opposite of a quacksalver, has been singing this morning. The earworm is now in place.
12 posted on 05/14/2013 5:43:17 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Can’t say I’ve ever heard that one.


13 posted on 05/14/2013 5:48:43 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga

Cute.

My chickens are now in a larger pen, still in the basement. My wife went downstairs yesterday and one of them was out of the are they were in. Now they have a roof and more room to move around.


14 posted on 05/14/2013 5:49:52 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden; SoothingDave
I got yer earworm RIGHT HERE!
15 posted on 05/14/2013 6:18:40 AM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: SoothingDave; xsmommy

Yes, the crepe is hanging in our Mississauga office today....

And speaking of a close anagram, I’m sure certain fans of another former first-round team have some strong thoughts about the quacksalvers that “ru n” the League.


16 posted on 05/14/2013 6:47:30 AM PDT by mikrofon (You Bett,man.)
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To: mikrofon

What kind of creep is hanging around your office today?


17 posted on 05/14/2013 8:04:38 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

I did sleep. She awakened periodically and made mewling noises, but she really doesn’t bark much. Her kennel was dry and clean in the morning. She ran right over to a training pad and peed a number of times after she got out of the kennel. I took her out later and she ran for the grass and did the same and pooped. She seems to be trained pretty good.


18 posted on 05/14/2013 8:07:16 AM PDT by tioga
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To: martin_fierro

Oh, how cute is that?


19 posted on 05/14/2013 8:07:46 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

I’m not there, but some may be hanging coach Randy Carlyle in effigy, or perhaps some Leafs’ player they hold responsible for the collapse last night…


20 posted on 05/14/2013 8:20:38 AM PDT by mikrofon (NHL Bump)
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To: SoothingDave

That murderous Quicksalver, Gosnell.
his lust for killing babies he could not quell.
He will never again
see life out of a pen
until in eternity he rots in hell.


21 posted on 05/14/2013 8:37:16 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden; xsmommy; Texan5

So far the little pup has not eaten, nor has she had much to drink. I keep encouraging her, but she turns up her nose. I am beginning to get worried.


22 posted on 05/14/2013 8:45:45 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Do you have the same food she was being fed?


23 posted on 05/14/2013 8:52:55 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Yes, we went straight to Pet Smart and bought it last night. Same exact package. The breeder called ahead to make sure they had it.


24 posted on 05/14/2013 8:59:41 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

I’d say put some butter on her paws, but I guess that only works for cats.


25 posted on 05/14/2013 9:04:54 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

We tried peanut butter, our Missy had loved it. She was not interested.


26 posted on 05/14/2013 9:19:23 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

I wouldn’t worry. She’ll eat when she’s hungry. You can syringe some water into her mouth if she goes more than 8 hrs without voiding.


27 posted on 05/14/2013 9:57:56 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

let her get her bearings, she will eat when she is good and hungry. mine don’t eat if they are nervous or upset. She is in a new home with new people and her siblings and the rest of her family are not with her, it’s only natural she would be a bit anxious.


28 posted on 05/14/2013 10:00:30 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Breeder fed all three remaining puppies from same bowl. She had no idea how much this puppy ate.


29 posted on 05/14/2013 10:01:11 AM PDT by tioga
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To: mikrofon
After the game, Ovi stood in front the white board at the far end of the Capitals locker room and went off. "I am not saying there was a phone call from [the NHL], but someone just wanted Game 7. For the ratings; you know, the lockout, escrow, the league needs to make profit."

Well that's true of why there was a game 7, but last night was all the Caps fault.

30 posted on 05/14/2013 10:04:02 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: mikrofon
and then Ovie acknowledged that:

Ovi then backtracked a little, going from blaming the refs to the entire Washington Capitals roster, including himself. "It’s very frustrating. That’s the whole point; you have to win the games and try to win the Cup. We have a great coaching staff, good group of guys who support each other. It doesn’t matter what happen, we not yelling at each other, nobody was pointing finger like it’s your fault we lose the game. It’s everybody’s fault. All guys are at fault. My fault, Backie’s, Ribs’s — everybody. It’s not about one person or two persons, it’s about the team. We don’t get team success in game seven and game six. It’s blame on us."

31 posted on 05/14/2013 10:05:53 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga

She is so tiny she doesn’t need much anyway. I cooked eggs for my little dog for last night and today since I think his throat might still be a little raw. He passed his post-op exam just now and the doc added even more meds. He has a box of them like an old lady with a printed schedule for each day. He gets some meds every 2 hours while awake.


32 posted on 05/14/2013 10:05:55 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

your new baby is very sweet!


33 posted on 05/14/2013 10:07:30 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

You know as much as he sounds like Tonto when he talks, he still has a better grasp of English than Datysuk who’s been here for about 15 years at least.


34 posted on 05/14/2013 10:09:00 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

i think his grasp is pretty good, one of the quotes i saw attributed to him as to what happened last night...”we sh!t ourselves.” It was during the NHL awards show two years ago that Ovie said much the same thing about Dasyuk, he was making fun of Malkin’s english after his acceptance speech and said, well he’s still better than Datsyuk!


35 posted on 05/14/2013 10:11:56 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave; NeoCaveman
has anything been heard from that quacksalver WH INSIDER, since all of these scandals have been breaking?
36 posted on 05/14/2013 10:13:31 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Huh. Tried one of her puppy snacks and she ate it up pretty fast. She just doesn’t want her puppy food, yet. Got the puppy snacks to lure her into the kennel. Worked with our last dog, till it didn’t...


37 posted on 05/14/2013 10:15:27 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave
exra credit:

quacksilver messenger service was a psychedelic rock band in the 60s.

38 posted on 05/14/2013 10:15:55 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga

if i am anxious or upset, i may not have the appetite for dinner, but i could probably choke down a piece of chocolate so.... ; )


39 posted on 05/14/2013 10:16:59 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I am not worried since she gobbled up her snack. LOL Vet’s office almost didn’t take her.....I mentioned my dog that died some weeks back and they agreed right away. Phew. Guess they are not taking any new patients otherwise. They have 4 or 5 vets, yet still not taking any new cases. Interesting. Dr. Roberts attends our church, saved Peanut’s life and was there when we took Missy in that last time. I didn’t want another vet.

Watching Carney now....really, really want one more scandal. Cannot wait. Probably Friday if it’s coming?


40 posted on 05/14/2013 10:25:06 AM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy

oh, you should have seen her perk up this morning when she met the 7 year old. he went up our stairs and she hightailed it right up behind him. She romped and jumped and circled him. too cute. Tobbe melted right away and loved her. we hadn’t even gotten any gates out thinking she was too small to make it up. of course, she couldn’t get back down.


41 posted on 05/14/2013 10:27:51 AM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy
was a psychedelic rock band in the 60s.

Weren't they all?

42 posted on 05/14/2013 10:30:48 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

I am confident that the Singing Nun was drug free. ;^)


43 posted on 05/14/2013 10:37:05 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

What a delightful word! I’m sorry that I did not check in earlier, but I decided to sleep in. I must be getting better because I’ve slept right through my next pill times — 3 times.

I saw my surgeon yesterday, and he is no quacksalver. I got thubs up from both the surgeon and the PT. I get 3 more weeks of PT at 2X a week. I can drive if I want to. I’m stil tentative about driving. I have to be sure that I can lift that leg and hit the brake in an emergency.

No more narcotics. Approved to use Aspercreme, although the doctor has never heard of anyone else using it. In fact it is recommended that I used MORE of it and apply it directly to my scar because it has aloe in it. I’m supposed to rub it in harder than I eally want to.


44 posted on 05/14/2013 10:53:58 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: xsmommy

Vary tough words to utter under the circumstances, I’ll give him a lot of credit for that.

It must’ve been difficult to realize even before two periods were done that your season is over… At least it didn’t come crashing down within 10 minutes as it did in Boston for Toronto — not much consolation though, and it probably doesn’t sting any less.

I guess the next big East matchup* TPTB are looking for is Crosby vs. the Blueshirts… (Unless they want to play the sympathy ploy a bit more re BOS.)


45 posted on 05/14/2013 11:15:26 AM PDT by mikrofon (* And a Game Seven, of course ;)
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To: tioga

If you want to have some fun, look at #scandaldraft. It’s hilarious.


46 posted on 05/14/2013 11:16:03 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: mikrofon

There’s always the Jagr angle with Boston. That and they stole our colors. ;-)


47 posted on 05/14/2013 11:17:06 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

so hard to keep track of his whereabouts, he needs to have a LOWJACK installed so one knows where to find him!


48 posted on 05/14/2013 11:35:32 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Do you suppose that beneath that wacky expression is a cold and calculating operator who could clear the field taking out not only the president but also his big 2016 rival?

Second look at Joe Biden, evil genious?


49 posted on 05/14/2013 11:41:15 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: secret garden

Anybody else see that we finally got to see “the mother” of “How I Met Your Mother” fame yesterday?

It was underwhelming. I guess when you wait that long...

The show is a shell of itself. I guess we have one more year of it.


50 posted on 05/14/2013 11:43:10 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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