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Word For The Day, Thursday, July 25, 2013 – apercu
dictionaries ad nauseam | 25 July 2013 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 07/25/2013 5:04:45 AM PDT by secret garden

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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".

apercu \ˌa-pər-ˈsü\ noun
1. a brief survey or sketch : outline
2. an immediate impression; especially : insight
3. a hasty glance, a glimpse

Example sentence:
I could not figure out how to make the cedilla accent mark for apercu. Extra credit for anyone who can teach me how to do it.

Etymology:
French, from aperçu, past participle of apercevoir to perceive, from Old French aperceivre, from a- (from Latinad-) + perceivre to perceive — more at perceive First Known Use: 1828

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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1 posted on 07/25/2013 5:04:45 AM PDT by secret garden
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To: secret garden; Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; Conspiracy Guy; Laura Earl; ...

Rise and shine! Formatting has been a nightmare this morning.


2 posted on 07/25/2013 5:05:36 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

First


3 posted on 07/25/2013 5:05:55 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: secret garden

Huma reached for a pair of scissors after an aperçu told her that her husband was sexting again.


4 posted on 07/25/2013 5:11:30 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

True ... but that was to trim HILARRY!’s rug.


5 posted on 07/25/2013 5:18:54 AM PDT by knarf (`)
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To: secret garden

Google the word, find it on the internet with the accent mark, copy and paste. Easy peasy.


6 posted on 07/25/2013 5:29:13 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden

aperçu


7 posted on 07/25/2013 5:30:08 AM PDT by tioga
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To: knarf

I was scanning the thread, after a brief aperçu....you made me GAG. I HAD to go back through the thread to read it again as I flew right over it the first time, then said...wait a minute.....oh, boy. Too funny, but gaggingly funny.


8 posted on 07/25/2013 5:32:20 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden

Today is LAKE day. Keuka Lake here I come. Some wine tasting with a view of the lake, then we will settle in at the cottage and relax with family. I hope I remember to get up early tomorrow morning to open the classroom, we’ll be late getting home tonight.

Had another rough day in the ‘hood yesterday. One of our drivers, our former mayor, keeled over with a heart attack. Spent the evening with his daughter at the ER taking care of things. Nice man, he will be missed here in the village. Death seems to be stalking us. Took care of my other neighbor’s husband’s feeding tube as she was at another ER with her daughter. Busy times here, glad to be getting away.


9 posted on 07/25/2013 5:38:24 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga
....our bear seems to have moved on from the 'hood. Thankfully I walk the streets at night unafraid again.
10 posted on 07/25/2013 5:40:11 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga
I did NOT do this to get to go to the lake, just saying.
11 posted on 07/25/2013 5:43:20 AM PDT by tioga
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To: Hegewisch Dupa
whoa, an apercu of HD! have an aperitif~!


12 posted on 07/25/2013 5:46:38 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden
Even an apercu of Carlos Danger's online activity is too much for me.
13 posted on 07/25/2013 5:46:43 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: tioga

have a great time and RELAX!


14 posted on 07/25/2013 5:47:18 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

O M G that have that in the NY daily news?? all of that including the barely disguised penis! YOIKS!!!!


15 posted on 07/25/2013 5:49:14 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

oops NY Post, i was so distracted that i mis-saw the paper title.


16 posted on 07/25/2013 5:50:04 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Barry’s speech was no short aperçu
He droned on about what he could do
If those fools in the House
Would grow meek as a mouse
And their duties they’d gladly eschew


17 posted on 07/25/2013 5:50:50 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

they haven’t called asking for $ recently {RNC} because i blasted them, and xshub took their latest fundraising letter and vented his spleen, writing out by hand on the back of it all that they have caved on, and sent it back in their prepaid envelope.


18 posted on 07/25/2013 5:56:18 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

OMG....those texts are pure porn. And he thinks he can still run for mayor? Are NYC voters NUTS? This is why we have chuckie the schmuck as a senator. Gees.....sick.


19 posted on 07/25/2013 5:56:41 AM PDT by tioga
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To: NeoCaveman

is that the front page?


20 posted on 07/25/2013 5:57:36 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Or just "Apu" for short.

21 posted on 07/25/2013 5:59:24 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Fascinating - distinct layers - the cocktail equivalent of a Black & Tan


22 posted on 07/25/2013 6:01:26 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: xsmommy
I got there from Drudge

This is the front page of the website

23 posted on 07/25/2013 6:05:16 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: secret garden

Are you using Windows?

Either use the character map and cut-n-paste or turn on your num lock, use the numeric keypad and hold down the alt key.

Type in the code (0231 for this one) and release the alt key.

ç


24 posted on 07/25/2013 6:07:51 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

It has been amusing to watch the pundits try to deliver an apercu of Obama’s never-ending speech yesterday.


25 posted on 07/25/2013 6:10:19 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

so we have not seen you lately, what have you been up to? we have had Geraldo selfies, and Weiner’s penis all up in here and no sign of you.


26 posted on 07/25/2013 6:10:31 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

i really like her dress, i have to say. she does dress well.


27 posted on 07/25/2013 6:11:04 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

i imagine the clintoon is LHAO, because for all that he did, there are no pix of his penis available online.


28 posted on 07/25/2013 6:12:08 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

True. And it’s a good thing to because I believe it was described by Monica as small and left leaning.


29 posted on 07/25/2013 6:19:47 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: xsmommy

I toldja about todays Post. You must have me on ignore :(


30 posted on 07/25/2013 6:46:04 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: NeoCaveman
Wouldn't a nom de plume of Carlos Dangler been more apropos?

Just sayin...?

31 posted on 07/25/2013 6:53:55 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: NeoCaveman

Peyronie Bill.


32 posted on 07/25/2013 6:54:27 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa
Howdy HD!
33 posted on 07/25/2013 6:55:53 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: ClearCase_guy
A for you!
34 posted on 07/25/2013 6:56:53 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: NeoCaveman

Peyronie Bill.


35 posted on 07/25/2013 6:58:14 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: tioga
I did that but it still came up minus the accent mark.
36 posted on 07/25/2013 6:58:25 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy
A for you.
37 posted on 07/25/2013 6:59:43 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: NeoCaveman

A+ for you, and that’s why they call it The Dirty(/AD reference).


38 posted on 07/25/2013 7:01:04 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

A+ for you. Now are you going to buy those magazines? This is not a lending library.


39 posted on 07/25/2013 7:02:38 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

A+ for you too. Where are my coding savants?


40 posted on 07/25/2013 7:03:18 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave
Here's my attempt at aperçu. It worked! A++ for Dave!!

Psst, what's a character map?
41 posted on 07/25/2013 7:06:39 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

he is such a suck up!!!


42 posted on 07/25/2013 7:08:24 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

though that’s precisely the sort of task that appeals to the pedant.


43 posted on 07/25/2013 7:08:50 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden; xsmommy
A+ for you too. Where are my coding savants?

walking their very fierce, manly dogs. (Cutlers commentary, was not meant for you SG ; )


44 posted on 07/25/2013 7:09:54 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

always trying to justify having a pursedog. keep on, i guess....


45 posted on 07/25/2013 7:14:07 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Go to START on your computer and type in “character map.”
You’ll only need to type in a few letters and the chart will come up. Click on the desired character(s) and hit Select, and then Copy.
Alternatively, when you click on a character, you will see the keystroke code for it in the lower right-hand corner. For instance, the code for the ç is Alt+0231. That is, hold down the ALT Key and type in 0231 and then release the ALT Key.


46 posted on 07/25/2013 7:14:32 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: xsmommy
always trying to justify having a pursedog. keep on, i guess....

LOL

47 posted on 07/25/2013 7:17:47 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: hobbes1

To paraphrase Churchill never has so little gotten someone in so much trouble with so many.


48 posted on 07/25/2013 7:18:23 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: xsmommy

well thank you kindly for thinking of me when those subjects come up!


49 posted on 07/25/2013 7:20:43 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: NeoCaveman

do you not remember him going on and on about my porchrats or whatever he called them and he was allllll about rottweilers and dobermans? and he’s got the most sissified pursedog on the planet! oh but he’s soooo ferosh and fierce ; )


50 posted on 07/25/2013 7:29:50 AM PDT by xsmommy
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