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Word for the Day, Monday, June 3, 2013-- effrontery
6/3/13 | xs

Posted on 06/03/2013 4:39:36 AM PDT by xsmommy

Word For The Day, Monday, June 3, 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”.

effrontery; noun shameless or impudent boldness; barefaced audacity: She had the effrontery to ask for two free samples. 2. an act or instance of this.

Etymology: from French effronterie, from Old French esfront barefaced, shameless, from Late Latin effrons, literally: putting forth one's forehead; see front ]

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

Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister

Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate

WFB’s attempt to emulate us ; ) No pushing at the door please!


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Rise and shine! We can have fun with this word and some >> portmanteaux of our own. >> >> Good Morning Class. Welcome to School!

Here is my example with WFTD.

IRS officials in Cincinnati are wondering how Obams et.al have the effrontery to lay all the blame on them.

1 posted on 06/03/2013 4:39:36 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; Conspiracy Guy; ...

come to class one and all!


2 posted on 06/03/2013 4:40:12 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

i have PT and will be back in an hour. When I get back, there better be butts in seats and homework on my desk!


3 posted on 06/03/2013 4:40:55 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Do you actually have the effrontary to demand homework from us while you are out the door? I’m going to go mow the grass.


4 posted on 06/03/2013 4:43:02 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: xsmommy

Ooooops! That’s effrontery, not effrontary.


5 posted on 06/03/2013 4:43:59 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: xsmommy
I had to share the puppy's first photo shoot:


6 posted on 06/03/2013 4:44:49 AM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy

Our gif disapparated! Sorry that the regular mail template didn’t process like it should have!


7 posted on 06/03/2013 4:52:45 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

One of my favorite words. This one was on one of my weekly 12th-grade English vocabulary lists back in the day. The Obama Administration is full of it.


8 posted on 06/03/2013 5:01:14 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: tioga

How adorable! What breed is your puppy?

My friend has a pair of “Hava-Malts” who look just like your pup. They are half Havanese and half Maltese and just as cute as buttons. They are far different from her previous two dogs — a German Shepherd and a Yellow Lab. The Hava-Malts are like cats and never seem to sit still. However, 2 Hava-Malts can run around and not be annoying. Not the same as big dogs at all.


9 posted on 06/03/2013 5:07:23 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden

Posting a non-existent picture is an effrontery...


10 posted on 06/03/2013 5:08:44 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

He just has the one front paw? ;-)


11 posted on 06/03/2013 5:16:47 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

"She had the extreme effrontery to wear a revealing low-cut dress at the formal business gathering."

12 posted on 06/03/2013 5:17:22 AM PDT by mikrofon (Hey - what happened to that great pic? ;)
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To: SoothingDave

He just has the one front paw? ;-)
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The ultimate effrontery.


13 posted on 06/03/2013 5:23:07 AM PDT by pax_et_bonum (Never Forget the Seals of Extortion 17 - and God Bless America)
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To: tioga

Adorable!


14 posted on 06/03/2013 5:23:57 AM PDT by pax_et_bonum (Never Forget the Seals of Extortion 17 - and God Bless America)
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To: tioga

Awe, your puppy is beautiful!


15 posted on 06/03/2013 6:12:26 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: xsmommy

I felt that the original blame game of saying two rogue employees did all the damage might work because they could easily offer those two some cushy job to keep silent...but 80 IRS agents will be harder to control. Hoping this goes somewhere!


16 posted on 06/03/2013 6:13:57 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: xsmommy

A friend of mine had the effrontery to tell me that every penny of debt that obama has added since his coronation is purely because of Bush and his policies. I told her she’s a bigger fool than I ever thought. I don’t think she’s gonna gimme some any more. Hell, that works better then Costanza’s “IOt’s not you, it’s ME” line.


17 posted on 06/03/2013 6:21:33 AM PDT by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: theDentist

It is pretty amazing how many liberals believe that line....they aren’t the brightest you know.


18 posted on 06/03/2013 6:24:23 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: pax_et_bonum
He just has the one front paw? ;-)

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The ultimate effrontery.

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That's where the word chutz-paw comes from.

19 posted on 06/03/2013 6:56:43 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: TruthShallSetYouFree

LOL!

And sort of like a fox-paw?

;-)


20 posted on 06/03/2013 7:05:18 AM PDT by pax_et_bonum (Never Forget the Seals of Extortion 17 - and God Bless America)
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To: xsmommy; TruthShallSetYouFree; tioga

Well, the democrat-socialist-communists couldn’t conquer the US from without, so they got in behind and are doing the from within the government and universities: right effront’reyes in fact.

And the nation’s news media are leading the effort.


21 posted on 06/03/2013 7:05:36 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: xsmommy

The level of Barry’s effrontery
Surpasses Bill Clinton’s adultery
“Rogue agents in Cincy”
Trumps licks from Lewinsky
Fake outrage, the key to “transparency”


22 posted on 06/03/2013 7:06:25 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: pax_et_bonum
And sort of like a fox-paw?

That might be a mistake. :)

23 posted on 06/03/2013 7:08:08 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: mikrofon; Gabz
“She had the extreme effrontery to wear a revealing low-cut dress at the formal business gathering.”

What!!! A WFTD and no example picture!

Then again, are you sure gabz didn't have that dress on backwards? 8<)

24 posted on 06/03/2013 7:08:15 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: xsmommy
He had the effrontery to die in office. Oh well, it is the term limit of last resort.
25 posted on 06/03/2013 7:09:57 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: tioga

you had a professional photographer????


26 posted on 06/03/2013 7:14:26 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Lol!


27 posted on 06/03/2013 7:14:39 AM PDT by pax_et_bonum (Never Forget the Seals of Extortion 17 - and God Bless America)
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To: secret garden

oh no problem, i have the template and list at my ofc but am working from home on PT days! this worked fine we don’t need to be fancy all the time ; )


28 posted on 06/03/2013 7:15:18 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Hoodat

yes the O administration is a posterchild for this word! A++


29 posted on 06/03/2013 7:16:13 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: mikrofon

why can’t i see your pic now?


30 posted on 06/03/2013 7:17:04 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: MrB

A++


31 posted on 06/03/2013 7:17:31 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

‘Effrontery’ is the Gentile version of ‘Chutzpah’.


32 posted on 06/03/2013 7:17:48 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: pax_et_bonum

A++


33 posted on 06/03/2013 7:17:52 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: theDentist

you were dating an obamabot??????? A++ but i might have to take a plus away for that sort of misguided behavior!


34 posted on 06/03/2013 7:19:15 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

A++


35 posted on 06/03/2013 7:20:03 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

wow, we got a PG13 piece o homework right there!LOL!!! A++++


36 posted on 06/03/2013 7:21:21 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Hoodat

LOL! that’s a great way to put it!


37 posted on 06/03/2013 7:21:46 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

took him long enough! A+++


38 posted on 06/03/2013 7:22:29 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

I finished watching AD last night. It didn’t really have an ending or tie together any of the various plots.

I did like how you some of the scenes became more sensible when you saw them from another character’s perspective.

It was OK, but failed to have an overarching logic. They tied everything into the hotel with the various events going on and to Cinco de Quatro, but there was nothing there.

Is it supposed to be a mystery what happened to Lucille 2?

We’re to believe that Lindsey and Tobias were sitting in adjacent rows on a plane and didn’t see each other?

How does pretending to build a wall make the case for not building a wall?

With all that investment, couldn’t they actually hire people to make Fakeblock real?

I understand the limitations that had to work with in terms of shooting the cast as different times. It’s just that the ride was as time enjoyable but there was no destination.

Like Steve Holt, it’s better days were years ago.


39 posted on 06/03/2013 7:23:13 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

i keep hope alive that somehow, someway, they will be made to pay for all they’ve done!


40 posted on 06/03/2013 7:23:44 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

i went to see Great Gatsby with xskids yesterday. xsboy must’ve been bored, i was surprised he decided to come along. They’d all had to read it in school, as i am sure i did, though i had zero recollection of the plot and had to ask them afterwards was it faithful to the book? it was updated with contemporary music etc. It was enjoyable. if i saw the one from the 70s i don’t recall it either. I have to say one thing that struck me and i imagine it was intentional, as an attempt to be faithful to the period— the women were a bit chunkier than is the fashion these days. Not the main characters, but the music acts at the Gatsby mansion were more marilyn monroe-like, than skinny minnies, as far as legs etc.
It was pretty funny when i was looking on moviephone to see how long it was, it said something in the description like; “contains some violent images, sexual content and SMOKING” oh how EVIL that is! guess they couldn’t whitewash out that sign of the times!


41 posted on 06/03/2013 7:31:01 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
And you thought you pampered your pooches! This guy shares my opinion of Ted Baxter. The only thing I can stand about his show is Dennis Miller.
42 posted on 06/03/2013 7:33:07 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

STEVE HOLT!!!


43 posted on 06/03/2013 7:34:41 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

I forgot to add the WFTD of which Ted Baxter is a prime example. Effrontery, thy persona is O’Reilly.


44 posted on 06/03/2013 7:36:31 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

Poor Steve Holt.

I think it was a set-up for next season, who killed Lucille 2.

I try not to get into the politics of that show but I found the whole Drone War bit hilarious.

As to Faceblock, we now have a brand new generation of securities fraud. Ahh like Gange like grandson.

And yes, we are supposed to suspend disbelief on the whole flight to India thing.

Sort of off topic but have you watched the series “The Leauge”


45 posted on 06/03/2013 7:38:34 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: xsmommy

Yikes, serial posting here while just checking back into the thread. My kiddo loved the book and has read some of his others but thinks this is his best. She went with friends to the movie and she was the only one who had even read the book. It wasn’t required for any of them so they didn’t read it. It wasn’t required for me back in the day but I read it anyway and thought it was meh. I did not like them not using music exclusively from the genre. And not just because I am underwhelmed by contemporary urban stuff. Different strokes...


46 posted on 06/03/2013 7:41:02 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

xshub’s niece, who is recently engaged, had a professional photog do their engagement photos. xsteen assures me this is done these days, but it was not done in my day and i think it’s a waste of money. but anyway, they had their’s done during cherry blossom season down at the jefferson memorial, so if you are going to spend $ doing that, i suppose that is a nice location and how they managed to do it without RANDOM TOURISTS in any of the shots, i have no idea! bc that is a major achievement. They had their little dog there with them and i guess a friend to hold his leash, and he would distract the tourists while the photog did a shot etc. They had plenty done with Maxwell in the pic too, and some done of him alone, which were very cute, but clearly it was as an adjunct to their engagement pix. whyisa, i know your daughter had some done, and xsteen said it was very big at UD among the engaged, and one of classmates from St James had it done, but she lives in NYC and had some very artsy ones done with street scenes etc.


47 posted on 06/03/2013 7:41:47 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

20’s stuff is all the rage today because of Boardwalk Empire.


48 posted on 06/03/2013 7:44:16 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

yes i read all of his books, along with all of hemingway’s and gertude stein etc. because they were all of a piece with the Jazz Age, Lost Generation, Americans in Paris idea. We talked about it afterwards and only xsbaby’s class had done it as a part of that period and talked about it and watched a movie about that period [Midnight in Paris]. Now that i think of it, i think i read that on my own.


49 posted on 06/03/2013 7:45:17 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

Nope, never heard of it.

You can get your “Buster” fix with Tony Hale in HBO’s “Veep.”


50 posted on 06/03/2013 7:45:38 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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