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Word For The Day, Thursday, August 8, 2013 – holograph
dictionaries ad nauseam | 8 August 2013 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 08/08/2013 4:15:25 AM PDT by secret garden


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".

holograph \HOL-uh-graf, -grahf, HOH-luh-\, adjective
1. wholly written by the person in whose name it appears: a holograph letter.
noun
1. a holograph writing, as a deed, will, or letter.

Example sentences:
The will was holograph, for Mr. Utterson, though he took charge of it now that it was made, had refused to lend the least assistance in the making of it...
-- Robert Louis Stevenson, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, 1886

“An unexpectedly thoughtful young man," said Chase, straightening the frame of (Queen Victoria's holograph letter. Originally, he had planned to put the Emerson autograph between those of Longfellow and Tennyson but then he had had second thoughts about keeping a valuable letter addressed not so much to him as the Secretary of the Treasury and so, with a sad heart, he handed it over to the Treasure archives...
-- Gore Vidal, Lincoln: A Novel, 1984

Etymology:
Holograph entered English in the 18th century from the Greek holos + graph, meaning "whole written”.

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

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1 posted on 08/08/2013 4:15:25 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!


2 posted on 08/08/2013 4:17:21 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Rather amazing that the Queen of England had the ability, what with all the distractions her affairs of State should provide, to focus with a laser-like intensity on creating a holograph for Mr. Lincoln.


3 posted on 08/08/2013 4:33:41 AM PDT by NicknamedBob (Modesty compels me to brag only about my modesty, at which I excel.)
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To: NicknamedBob
A for you.
4 posted on 08/08/2013 4:44:25 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Obama claims that his memoirs were holograph
“I wrote these books, like I sign my own autograph”
It seems that nobody cares
That they were penned by Bill Ayers
Barry will brag that he wrote his own epitaph


5 posted on 08/08/2013 4:50:52 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
100% true. A+ for you.
6 posted on 08/08/2013 4:57:06 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

I don’t want your...
I don’t need your...
All I’ve got is a holograph


7 posted on 08/08/2013 5:08:40 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

Every time I see your place it reminds me off the faces I used to know,<br?
but all I’ve got is your holograph and I realize I won’t recognize you no mo’.


8 posted on 08/08/2013 5:15:49 AM PDT by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: secret garden
Despite his two intellectual holographs, that he supposedly wrote himself, Obama is an idiot. Obama can’t remember Dr. Jill Biden’s name or where the Gulf of Mexico is...yep, geography...those 57 states are confusing.
9 posted on 08/08/2013 5:48:50 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

I’m outta luck.


10 posted on 08/08/2013 5:49:57 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: secret garden
I'd write a holographic will, but my handwriting is as opaque as the labyrinthine machinations of the Obama Regime and its benighted apparatchiks.


America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

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)

Posted from my Motorola 4G - LTE

11 posted on 08/08/2013 5:56:41 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: secret garden

The Ayers’-authored tomes represent some of the “hollowgraphs” of The One...


12 posted on 08/08/2013 6:53:56 AM PDT by mikrofon (Dreams From My Father, Saul)
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To: secret garden; xsmommy; tioga; Texan5

I tried to write the address on a package, but my pen was empty and FedEx couldn’t read my hollowgraphic label write.


13 posted on 08/08/2013 7:20:00 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: secret garden

"Go away, Obama-thing;
you're devoid of hope."

14 posted on 08/08/2013 7:23:21 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: secret garden

Obumbles don’t know nuthin’ about no holographs — from his “autobiographies” to his speeches. Everything is done by somebody else.


15 posted on 08/08/2013 7:46:52 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: SoothingDave
A+ for a good earworm.
16 posted on 08/08/2013 7:53:47 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: theDentist
A+ for another good earworm.
17 posted on 08/08/2013 7:54:40 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

Dr.? Oh please. An EdD is this close to a correspondence course. A+ for you.


18 posted on 08/08/2013 7:55:48 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: ConorMacNessa

A for you!


19 posted on 08/08/2013 7:56:39 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: mikrofon
Now that's punny funny. A for you!
20 posted on 08/08/2013 7:57:30 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

A for you!


21 posted on 08/08/2013 7:58:20 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

These are not the dupas you are looking for. A+ for you.


22 posted on 08/08/2013 7:58:58 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

He takes all of the unearned glory and none of the earned scorn. A for you.


23 posted on 08/08/2013 7:59:53 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
These are not the dupas you are looking for

Well if I have to keep looking, so be it....

24 posted on 08/08/2013 8:02:50 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: secret garden

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3052435/posts

Fashions for men. Allegedly.


25 posted on 08/08/2013 8:44:14 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave; xsmommy

so Megyn Kelly is going to 9pm. Where does Hannity go? Is it true Greta is leaving FOX?


26 posted on 08/08/2013 9:18:10 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden

Since Obama didn’t write
The books about himself
And his speeches are done
By the teleprompter elf

Where, then is his signature-
His holograph, at the most?
Or is what is on each bill
Penned by an anonymous ghost?

I can well believe it is,
And wish he’d follow suit-
Go away, and leave an image
And render the whole thing moot

I’m appalled at the way we look to Putin because of that gutless **********, using MrT5’s favorite and filthiest insult-even my bad mouth hesitates over it...Has no one beat it into the feckless emperor that the Russians are real men, and only appreciate strength and courage in a friend or an enemy?


27 posted on 08/08/2013 9:44:17 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; xsmommy; neverdem; Nachum; MHGinTN

True. Oh so very true.

And Putin knows it - knows it absolutely and plays up HIS image of masculinity and health and vigorous strength in every photo-op Putin stands up for: running, shooting, weight lifting, flying, jumping, wrestling .....

Putin KNOWS.
And the Red Chinese KNOW as well.


28 posted on 08/08/2013 10:01:48 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: tioga

Don’t know, I’m hearing about it from you.


29 posted on 08/08/2013 10:02:21 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Or did you mean to say, fashions for alleged men?


30 posted on 08/08/2013 10:04:10 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: SoothingDave

Just looking at those effeminate outfits makes me want to puke-I like real men in real man-clothes-none of that metrosexual crap...

No real man would touch any of those rags, and no real woman would want them to...


31 posted on 08/08/2013 10:25:55 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: SoothingDave

There are no words.


32 posted on 08/08/2013 11:17:03 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Texan5

He is just Valerie Jarrett’s alter ego. A+ for you!


33 posted on 08/08/2013 11:19:06 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave; xsmommy
How to announce your line up.
34 posted on 08/08/2013 11:29:29 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave
Fashions for men. Allegedly.

Allegedly fashions for men?

Or

Fashions for allegedly men?

Or

Allegedly fashions for allegedly men?

35 posted on 08/08/2013 11:33:13 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: mikrofon
How do they expect us to wait until October?
36 posted on 08/08/2013 11:39:44 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Thank you!

Someone’s alter ego-or a figment of someone’s liberal imagination-maybe if someone turned off the light beam, he’d vanish like a holographic projection, but that is wishful thinking...


37 posted on 08/08/2013 11:42:30 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: secret garden

I bought a new toy for the pets-a hard rubber ball with a speaker inside that makes animal sounds whenever it is moved-about 15 of them, from a lion to several birds. Husky girl set it down, stared at it until it shut up, then walked away for awhile to watch it from a distance.

Titus and Midget girl crept up on it, and he pushed it with his paw-when a lion snarl came from it, they tripped over one another to get away, retreating about 4 ft. to stare for a few minutes, then they did the same thing again-and again, 4 times until they got tired of it...


38 posted on 08/08/2013 12:00:03 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: Texan5

My animals are afraid of any toy that makes a sound. They look at you first when it happens and then take off running from it.


39 posted on 08/08/2013 12:01:46 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Texan5

I would have been LMAO. Too funny.


40 posted on 08/08/2013 12:03:15 PM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden; tioga

I was LMAO-they are always so funny to watch when they are playing, I probably have as much fun as they do.

There have always been noisy toys around the house, so the pets are pretty used to them-I’ve been buying those little plush mice that squeak for years, every time I see them at a store-so the cats are used to them. And Husky girl has never been bothered by a noisy toy-if it bothers her, she grabs it with her teeth, and sets it down far enough from her that the noise isn’t bothersome...


41 posted on 08/08/2013 12:39:27 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: Texan5; tioga; secret garden

Have you seen the cat toy on tv they’ve been advertising? It’s some yellow disk on the floor with something underneath it that runs around the circle reversing direction. I’d commented to xshub how that woukd drive Jules insane. So the other night I’m on the couch with Jules, that commercial came on and he poked his head up and barked at the tv! Dont know if he objected to the cat or the thing running beneath the yellow Fisk!


42 posted on 08/08/2013 1:46:24 PM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I have seen it, and want to buy one for my cats-it looks sort of flimsy-it would probably be okay for Titus and Midget girl to play with, but Yeti boy likes to “kill” things that move, and at 22 pounds, I’m afraid he might destroy the thing. I’ll probably buy one anyway, just to see what happens-I wrote down the website...


43 posted on 08/08/2013 2:04:05 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: Texan5

We shoukd google to see if there are YouTube videos of cats reacting to it, bet its hysterical to watch.


44 posted on 08/08/2013 2:31:09 PM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; tioga

I just turned on the TV and Greg on The Five said in his little monolog that Marilyn Monroe died of an overdose of Kennedys...


45 posted on 08/08/2013 2:33:12 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: xsmommy

Good idea-I’m going to check that out...


46 posted on 08/08/2013 2:35:12 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: xsmommy

Its clever, but i think any self-respecting cat would break it very quickly.


47 posted on 08/08/2013 3:05:54 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Why don’t you patent something clever and become a millionaire!


48 posted on 08/08/2013 4:35:28 PM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I do have a brilliant idea for an automated lavatory queueing system for airplanes. Eliminate the annoying and “unsafe” standing in the clogged aisleway.


49 posted on 08/08/2013 8:34:48 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Go for it!


50 posted on 08/09/2013 4:58:29 AM PDT by xsmommy
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