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Word For The Day, Wednesday, August 14, 2013-- suzerain

Posted on 08/14/2013 4:50:49 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree

Word For The Day, Wednesday, August 14, 2013-- suzerain

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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".

suzerain [soo-zuh-rin, -reyn]

hear it pronounced

noun

1. a sovereign or a state exercising political control over a dependent state.
2. History/Historical . a feudal overlord.

adjective

3. characteristic of or being a suzerain.

Origin:

["sovereign, ruler," c.1470 (implied in suzerainty), from O.Fr. sus "up, above" (from V.L. susum, from L. sursum "upward, above," contraction of subversum, from sub "up from below") + vertere "a turning" (see versus). With ending from sovereign.]

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Having taught Constitutional Law, one would think that Obama would understand the difference between being the President of the United States and being a suzerain.
1 posted on 08/14/2013 4:50:49 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

It’s a beautiful day here in northern NJ, with early temps below 60. But I still need to see some homework.


2 posted on 08/14/2013 4:53:13 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

Suzerain

Today young Milford explained his history lesson about the Roamin rulers called Suzers and when they rained. Suzerain!


3 posted on 08/14/2013 5:21:35 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: count-your-change
A+

gold

4 posted on 08/14/2013 5:26:13 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

Obama is the suzerain of a fiefdem called DC.


5 posted on 08/14/2013 5:30:50 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
A++

silver

Fiefdom and "thiefdom."

6 posted on 08/14/2013 5:38:28 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

53 today on my drive in. High maybe getting to 70 today.

Funny thing is they have new rules about high school football practice this year. They have to do so many hours of “heat acclimation” before allowing them to do a full practice.

So, of course it is not hot at all.

The best laid plans of bureaucrats, eh?


7 posted on 08/14/2013 5:46:48 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave
bronze
8 posted on 08/14/2013 5:47:42 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

There is no way I'm going to be a "Suze."

9 posted on 08/14/2013 5:48:36 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

A++
Good use of “shrinkage” to cut “suzerain” down to “Suze.”


10 posted on 08/14/2013 5:50:02 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

A tort lawyer in an agricultural state has it made. When the sun doesn’t shine enough, he sues the sun. When it doesn’t rain enough, he suzerain.


11 posted on 08/14/2013 5:51:36 AM PDT by SAJ
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To: SAJ

A++
Clever!


12 posted on 08/14/2013 5:54:15 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
The suzerain of San Diego is banned from Hooters.
13 posted on 08/14/2013 6:47:00 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

A++
Filner is way too tacky for Hooters, but he fits right into the mainstream of the democrat party.


14 posted on 08/14/2013 6:49:43 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: xsmommy

15 posted on 08/14/2013 6:49:46 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

When did they move Buffalo?


16 posted on 08/14/2013 6:53:31 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Heck, they moved all of them. Since when is Binghamton not on the southern border?


17 posted on 08/14/2013 6:56:35 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

And Syracuse is nearer the lake, not Vermont. And Scranton is farther east.

They really hit that one out of the park.


18 posted on 08/14/2013 7:00:04 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
I'll give the Dems credit, their climate change rally had zero carbon footprint. No one attended.
19 posted on 08/14/2013 7:01:28 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: SoothingDave; tioga; xsmommy
When did they move Buffalo?

It's that hole Eire Canal thing: Them there New Yorkers done did cut a notch in the hill up near Niagara Falls, and ol' Buffalo has been sliding downhill ever since ...

Yeah: For a talk show hostess and public speaker on personal finances, you'd think ole' Suz would at least try to be honest: but being a lesbo has warped her perspective enough that, if she were in politics, suzran as a democrat liar anyway.

20 posted on 08/14/2013 7:09:57 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: TruthShallSetYouFree

True dat, Truthy.

Just dropped number one son off at Football practice, and OMG..,its gorgeous out.


21 posted on 08/14/2013 7:10:16 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: SoothingDave

Well, to be fair, thats a Suzy...and Elaine thing....l


22 posted on 08/14/2013 7:11:38 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

Ive got a mule her name is Sal.


23 posted on 08/14/2013 7:12:15 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: NeoCaveman

Maybe Gores private Jet couldnt get him there from that palatial west coast estate.


24 posted on 08/14/2013 7:13:21 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: SoothingDave

The same time they moved all the Gulf seaports....

http://m.newsbusters.org/blogs/tom-blumer/2013/08/09/weasels-its-corrected-story-ap-fails-tag-obamas-gulf-ports-gaffe-gaffe

Funny how that works, isnt it?


25 posted on 08/14/2013 7:17:24 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

Who can expect BHO to know the geography in all 57 states? Or his coastal minions for that matter.


26 posted on 08/14/2013 7:24:30 AM PDT by tioga
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
For a minute, I thought you were quoting Henry Standing Bear - It's a beautiful day here at the Red Pony and continual soiree.
27 posted on 08/14/2013 7:32:51 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga
Who can expect BHO to know the geography in all 57 states?

lmao!

28 posted on 08/14/2013 7:38:02 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE; SoothingDave; tioga; xsmommy

That’s great ... I’ve always wanted property in the Adirondacks!


29 posted on 08/14/2013 7:53:33 AM PDT by mikrofon (Thanks MSFITNBC)
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To: mikrofon

Since I live just east of Binghamton, that makes us next door neighbors. LOL


30 posted on 08/14/2013 8:37:52 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

I’ve got to remember to get my O-mask to properly greet him during his bus tour through the area…


31 posted on 08/14/2013 8:58:00 AM PDT by mikrofon (But now I'll need my OWN bus to get there ;)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

It is partly cloudy, in the 90s, with a small chance of showers in the afternoon-normal late summer here. I do hope for an early Fall...

Anthony Weiner wants to have
A political career again
Because he stopped sexting
Long enough to count to ten

Odds are that he can’t keep
His fingers off the keys
Or dialing some girl’s phone
And indulging in more sleaze

There are plenty of Ms Leathers
For him to stalk and haunt-
After enduring Bloomingidiot
Is Carlos Danger what people want?


32 posted on 08/14/2013 8:59:08 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: tioga

That map makes his “bus tour” look like a day trip-media don’t know how to show a real map?


33 posted on 08/14/2013 9:04:31 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: TruthShallSetYouFree

Obama, our Federal suzerain
Always above reproach — lose or win.
But with him at the top
Our decline’s tough to stop;
We may not get out of the noose we’re in.


34 posted on 08/14/2013 9:20:24 AM PDT by mikrofon (Humpday BUMPty)
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To: tioga
That area west of the Hudson is all wilderness, home to those vicious Casino Indian tribes…

(Aren't they part of Canada too??)


35 posted on 08/14/2013 9:32:24 AM PDT by mikrofon (Humpday BUMPty)
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To: mikrofon

A+++
Excellent limerick!


36 posted on 08/14/2013 10:50:33 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: Texan5

Nice poem, but I can’t grade it because you didn’t use the WFTD. :)


37 posted on 08/14/2013 10:51:37 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

Oops! Sorry about that-

Weiner wants to be suzerain
Was what I meant to say-
But then my humor ran amok
And carried me away...


38 posted on 08/14/2013 10:57:24 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: tioga

I’m totally distracted by a tutorial CD and sample of a new prefab energy smart, hurricane rated wall building product I just got-it is just about the neatest thing I’ve seen-panels of heavy duty solid urethane backed with concrete board on both sides with a 20 gauge metal channel top and bottom-talk about fast framing...


39 posted on 08/14/2013 11:05:48 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

A++ for a nice recovery.


40 posted on 08/14/2013 11:07:41 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

Thank you!


41 posted on 08/14/2013 2:04:18 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

Tonight I am hosting a meet and greet for the Republican candidate for District Attorney. Wish me luck everyone. I found a flyer on my door this morning to my own event. Hope I have enough food and not way too much. LOL


42 posted on 08/14/2013 2:20:35 PM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

I should have said Republican primary candidate.


43 posted on 08/14/2013 2:21:12 PM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Good luck, and I’m sure everything will be just perfect, including the food...


44 posted on 08/14/2013 2:37:13 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: mikrofon

LOL


45 posted on 08/14/2013 2:37:33 PM PDT by tioga
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To: Texan5
OMG...this is perfect:


46 posted on 08/14/2013 2:43:27 PM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Now that is the perfect illustration of a dinosaur...


47 posted on 08/14/2013 2:50:18 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: NeoCaveman

RIP Jack Germond.

Sad.


48 posted on 08/14/2013 4:53:14 PM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: Texan5

I’ve got leftovers, but it went well. Lots of folks came, the kitchen was full. Irene’s speech went well. Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves. One woman who came stayed longer than she said she would....she had told me she was supporting another candidate, so we are hoping she changed her mind. All her neighbors were here and supporting Irene, so....there is hope. Whoever wins the republican primary will win the general, as we are a rep county.


49 posted on 08/14/2013 6:56:13 PM PDT by tioga
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To: hobbes1

I remember him from the McLauglin Group.

Good show.

May he RIP.


50 posted on 08/15/2013 5:47:16 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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