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Word for the Day, FRiday, May 24, 2013 -
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Posted on 05/24/2013 5:31:07 AM PDT 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”.

Faineant

Adjective

    1. idle; indolent.

Noun

    2. an idler.


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


TOPICS: Word For The Day
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Life is too short to wait on my computer for an example. I am not a faineant like our POSPOTUS.
1 posted on 05/24/2013 5:31:07 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

IRS employee, Lois Lerner, now gets to be faineant and get paid for it since she was placed on Administrative Leave.


2 posted on 05/24/2013 5:34:59 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: tioga

#1


3 posted on 05/24/2013 5:35:26 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Gabz; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

Class is in session, despite my computer glitches. Homework do, don’t be the word for the day.


4 posted on 05/24/2013 5:41:50 AM PDT by tioga
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To: afraidfortherepublic

What a piece of work she is. Fox was just showing letters with Lois’ signature that show the persecution of conservatives.

A++


5 posted on 05/24/2013 5:43:05 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Beat the ping by 7 minutes!


6 posted on 05/24/2013 5:43:27 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: tioga

Homework is due ....can’t blame the computer for that one.


7 posted on 05/24/2013 5:43:44 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Funny, that word -

Feign - to fake it
Ant - associated with industriousness.


8 posted on 05/24/2013 5:43:58 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: tioga

Watching that too. And to think! We pay her $177k annually for the privilege of having her persecute us.


9 posted on 05/24/2013 5:44:44 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Had to restart the computer, dang thing crashed on me.


10 posted on 05/24/2013 5:47:34 AM PDT by tioga
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To: MrB

It’s French, what can you expect from them? LOL A++


11 posted on 05/24/2013 5:48:44 AM PDT by tioga
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Which she now gets to sit at home.


12 posted on 05/24/2013 5:49:22 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

I have to give up my life of faineance today and go into work to try to “fix” my email which hasn’t downloaded anything since May 14. My email provider is ATT which is a pain in the rear. The last time I had to work with their techs on a “fix”, I was on the phone with them about 16 hours. Finally some technician in the Philipines fixed it.

Arrrrrrgggggggghhhhhh!


13 posted on 05/24/2013 5:53:13 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: MrB; tioga

Origin:
1610–20; < French, earlier fait-nient, literally, he does nothing, pseudo-etymological alteration of Old French faignant idler, noun use of present participle of se faindre to shirk. See feign, faint


14 posted on 05/24/2013 6:06:26 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: tioga

Now Lois goes home, a shrew, faineant
“Unfair,” she shrieks, “I ain’t no miscreant!”
Where does this thing stop?
Methinks at the top
Obama or similar nauseant


15 posted on 05/24/2013 6:11:04 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: tioga

My car’s steering was going bad. The mechanic said it was the Faineant arm...


16 posted on 05/24/2013 6:25:54 AM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

oh, I am betting it goes all the way up to the POSPOTUS....all those meetings with the IRS and he wasn’t steering this? I don’t think so. I bet he met more with the IRS than his national security briefers.


17 posted on 05/24/2013 6:35:46 AM PDT by tioga
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

A+++


18 posted on 05/24/2013 6:36:02 AM PDT by tioga
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Oh, my. Good luck with that. Then you get to sort through the emails? Yuck.


19 posted on 05/24/2013 6:38:00 AM PDT by tioga
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To: afraidfortherepublic
This one is priceless:


20 posted on 05/24/2013 6:39:51 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Good morning - I am still hopeful that more heads will roll and positions lost in the IRS - no way those at the top who really orchestrated this will take the fall so they will sacrifice the underlings who did their bidding.


21 posted on 05/24/2013 6:59:08 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Liberals chant that ID for voting is racist, so isn't ID for purchasing a gun racist?)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

If a secretary can embezzle nearly $9000, what did the head honchos steal? The whole thing is a hot mess and now they will stick their noses into healthcare. At least Lois is out of that. She is a white woman like Hillary, she should realize she is expendable. Here comes the bus!


22 posted on 05/24/2013 7:05:40 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

It is 68, gloomy and rain is apparently on the way...

It seems Obama is so faineant
He can’t even manage a dialog
Of why government has become
Like a wild and greedy hog

Consuming everything in sight-
And anyone who dares to say
That control is gone, will be
Put on an enemies list today

The emperor should be careful-
Tricky Dick tried that before-
Said he wasn’t a crook until
He retreated out the door


23 posted on 05/24/2013 8:15:21 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Have you ever heard of the pork chop from Perry’s steakhouse?


24 posted on 05/24/2013 8:15:27 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga
Obama n'est rien de plus qu'un fainéant de l'homme. A bas Obama! Vive la Révolution!



"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

25 posted on 05/24/2013 9:25:59 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

You confusing me with someone who recalls high school French? A++


26 posted on 05/24/2013 10:03:59 AM PDT by tioga
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To: Texan5
A+++

Take a look at the low info voters knifing each other over who should have won on American Idol...

....Rush is on this subject now and I had to look. OMGosh. Scary.

27 posted on 05/24/2013 10:26:47 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Thank you!

Some people really, really need TVs wi8th channel lockouts on programs like that-they obviously can’t handle the stimulation...

It was pouring here until just a few minutes ago-1 1/2 in. of rain in about 45 minutes.


28 posted on 05/24/2013 10:49:34 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; xsmommy
So Mom calls the police because her son stole her pop tarts......why wasn't she arrested for not providing food and nutrition to her son? Some women are too stupid to be mothers....she sounds like one.
29 posted on 05/24/2013 11:03:57 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Honestly, I don’t think this is about pop tarts, implied unfit mothering, inadequate nutrition, etc-I think it is just an illustration of that woman’s stupidity. All kids have lifted some special food from a parent’s stash-it is a kid thing-I did it, too. And pop tarts aren’t exactly healthy food-look at the nutritional info on those things...

The idea that kids aren’t supposed to take other people’s stuff is supposed to be taught to kids by parents-not cops. I hope the dumbass mom was fined to hell and back for her misuse of emergency and law enforcement resources. If she is too (ahem) fainéant to cope with her kid being a kid, that is her problem...


30 posted on 05/24/2013 12:05:12 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: SoothingDave

Yes - our daughters rehearsal dinner was held there and several people ordered that.... it looked amazing


31 posted on 05/24/2013 3:29:56 PM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Liberals chant that ID for voting is racist, so isn't ID for purchasing a gun racist?)
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To: tioga

Now I could understand if it had been toaster strudel, but pop tarts? ;^)


32 posted on 05/24/2013 3:32:09 PM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Liberals chant that ID for voting is racist, so isn't ID for purchasing a gun racist?)
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To: tioga
Don't idle hands make for indolent heads?
33 posted on 05/24/2013 4:25:27 PM PDT by mikrofon (A Memorable Memorial Day!)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Yes, very delicious, but daunting. Trying to eat something the size of your head!


34 posted on 05/24/2013 5:56:15 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

We laughed about that as well - most of us got the petite steak or fish and then those plates looked like platters! If I recall it was several different cuts of pork together in the dish, is that right?


35 posted on 05/25/2013 7:24:55 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Liberals chant that ID for voting is racist, so isn't ID for purchasing a gun racist?)
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To: SoothingDave

Are you still there or home?


36 posted on 05/25/2013 8:08:12 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I got home last night.


37 posted on 05/25/2013 1:43:26 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

It’s cooked as one piece, but carved into pieces on a cart next to the table when they bring it out.

You have one small “eye” piece which is the most flavorful and tender, so they tell you to eat that first. Then 3 or 4 ribs. And one big hunk of pork that looks like something you’d throw in a crockpot and roast for the family. With some applesauce for the latter piece.


38 posted on 05/25/2013 1:45:33 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga

Memorial Day weekend. Raining, 48 degrees. I am a faineant today.


39 posted on 05/25/2013 4:13:58 PM PDT by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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