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Word for the Day, Monday, August 26, 2013-- arrogate
8/26/13 | xs

Posted on 08/26/2013 4:30:52 AM PDT by xsmommy

b>Word For The Day, Monday, August 26, 2013 – arrogate


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".

Arrogate; verb (used with object), ar·ro·gat·ed, ar·ro·gat·ing. 1. to claim unwarrantably or presumptuously; assume or appropriate to oneself without right: to arrogate the right to make decisions. 2. to attribute or assign to another; ascribe. Origin: 1530–40; < Latin arrogātus appropriated, assumed, questioned (past participle of arrogāre ), equivalent to arrog- ( ar- ar- + rog ( āre ) to ask, propose) + -ātus -ate1


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>> Good Morning Class. Welcome to School!

Here is my example with >> WFTD.

Obama has arrogated himself all of the powers of a monarch and he plays golf with the world in turmoil.

1 posted on 08/26/2013 4:30:52 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; ...

good morning,


2 posted on 08/26/2013 4:31:57 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Morning, dear!


3 posted on 08/26/2013 4:32:08 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: TruthShallSetYouFree

Arrogate — informal term for the archery scandal at the 2012 London Olympics.


4 posted on 08/26/2013 4:35:28 AM PDT by SAJ
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To: xsmommy; TruthShallSetYouFree
Arrogate -- informal term referring to the archery scandal at the 2012 London Olympics.

Sorry, Truthie -- I plead 'insufficient coffee', your Honour.

5 posted on 08/26/2013 4:37:43 AM PDT by SAJ
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To: xsmommy

en·tro·py

noun \ˈen-trə-pē\
plural en·tro·pies
 
1
: a measure of the unavailable energy in a closed thermodynamic system that is also usually considered to be a measure of the system's disorder, that is a property of the system's state, and that varies directly with any reversible change in heat in the system and inversely with the temperature of the system; broadly : the degree of disorder or uncertainty in a system
2
a : the degradation of the matter and energy in the universe to an ultimate state of inert uniformity
 
3
b : a process of degradation or running down or a trend to disorder
 
: chaos, disorganization, randomness

6 posted on 08/26/2013 4:40:07 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

The powers Barack tries to arrogate
Are like a wide load with a narrow gate
Constitution’s ignored
It leaves Barry bored
Kill the lawyers, create Clarence Darrow-gate


7 posted on 08/26/2013 4:49:16 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

Arrogate - the pace at which the horses run when the Indian attack begins.

- cue to circle the wagons.


8 posted on 08/26/2013 4:50:52 AM PDT by NicknamedBob (Modesty compels me to brag only about my modesty, at which I excel.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

morning truthy my sweet ; )


9 posted on 08/26/2013 4:51:51 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
The foreign, Moslem arrogation of the pRes _ _ ency for treason.


10 posted on 08/26/2013 4:56:37 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: SAJ

perfect !! A+++


11 posted on 08/26/2013 4:59:28 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Vendome

good word!


12 posted on 08/26/2013 5:01:16 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

LOL!! wonderful!~ A++++


13 posted on 08/26/2013 5:02:08 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NicknamedBob

good one, bob A+++


14 posted on 08/26/2013 5:02:26 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Diogenesis

A+++ great cartoon


15 posted on 08/26/2013 5:03:42 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
OMG, seriously???? and he's qualified to speak to this how? by virtue of skin color?
16 posted on 08/26/2013 5:05:23 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

He is feeling less than special, so he had to arrogate some attention on the talking head shows.


17 posted on 08/26/2013 5:16:10 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

Because he’s a blooming idiot.


18 posted on 08/26/2013 5:19:50 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

First thing that came into my head.

You wanna try some Rorschach?

LOL


19 posted on 08/26/2013 5:24:39 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: secret garden; SoothingDave

it drives me insane when people who were not in the courtroom, not familiar with the evidence, and with no knowledge of the legal issues in question or the burden of proof, opine on a verdict. i mean its fine for us, kibbutzing on a website, to do that, but to speak publicly as some sort of authority figure on it, is just wrong.


20 posted on 08/26/2013 5:26:15 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Vendome

yeah, the state of the country feels like one big rorschach test!! that is definitely a good word. one of those things where you see it in context and have a vague notion of it’s meaning, but not it’s definition, thanks for bringing it!


21 posted on 08/26/2013 5:28:31 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I once had a Rorschach and literally saw two bears, their paws touching each other, as they stood over some red blotch and celebrated their bounty, while praying to God and giving thanks.

Psych thought I was one odd clod.

That’s what I saw though.


22 posted on 08/26/2013 5:31:15 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: xsmommy

What is more irksome is the lack of any intelligent follow up questions when such an “authority figure” makes such pronouncements.


23 posted on 08/26/2013 5:36:57 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Vendome

i would think a psych wouldn’t demonstrate a reaction; what did he say, OMG YOU ARE A BONAFIDE NUT, when you said that? LOL


24 posted on 08/26/2013 5:39:45 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

oh that too. but that is standard.


25 posted on 08/26/2013 5:40:21 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I forget exactly but, yay, that was about what he said in so many words.

His facial and body expression was what I heard.


26 posted on 08/26/2013 5:47:15 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome

how funny!


27 posted on 08/26/2013 5:54:42 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I could not agree more.


28 posted on 08/26/2013 6:43:30 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

i had to qualify it bc i know i opined on the ludicrous Casey Anthony verdict and i wasn’t in the courtroom etc. But a prominent black opining on Zimmerman is only good for stoking the flames of the incipient racewar.


29 posted on 08/26/2013 6:50:14 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

So, what kind of jagoff kicks a game-tying field goal with less than 2 minutes left in a pre-season game?


30 posted on 08/26/2013 7:33:29 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Probably wanted to look at some more players in OT.


31 posted on 08/26/2013 7:51:09 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

That’s just bad etiquette in my book. You don’t risk injury prolonging a meaningless game.

And then, in the end, the same coach ends up going for it on 4th down instead of kicking a field goal in OT (first possession). So everything he could have learned about the mettle of his players on a big 4th down play he could have learned back in the 4th quarter.


32 posted on 08/26/2013 8:06:23 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree; SoothingDave; secret garden
Matt Labash is a genius writer and hysterically funny. i recommend you all find this piece on BRONYCON in this week's weekly standard. HILARIOUS!
33 posted on 08/26/2013 8:08:54 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

“Pegasisters”


34 posted on 08/26/2013 8:24:58 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: NicknamedBob; SAJ; xsmommy

Arrogate: A three-year “trial by the Washington press corpse” while persecuting Nixon for critically trying to change the Redskin’s plays.


35 posted on 08/26/2013 8:27:33 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

“More tellingly, 22.4 percent have no interest in dating, and 60.9 percent are interested but not dating. (There are some female Bronies, but these are often called “Pegasisters,” giving third-wave feminists a fresh inequality to whinny about.)”

Bwahahahahahaha!


36 posted on 08/26/2013 8:28:16 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: SoothingDave

Well, if we ever need to sacrifice a virgin to appease the angry gods, we’ll know where to look.

:)


37 posted on 08/26/2013 8:28:54 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

(snort!) Good one!


38 posted on 08/26/2013 8:32:45 AM PDT by SAJ
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To: xsmommy

I just read entire paragraphs to my family! They kept asking me if this was printed in The Onion! lol


39 posted on 08/26/2013 8:57:28 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: xsmommy

It is sprinkling off and on here, and there is a chance for “real” rain-

The emperor and his minions
Seem to arrogate the choice
Of coherent policy making
To some other worldly voice

Each time there’s an incident
That shouldn’t come to pass
Shadowy “others” are blamed
To cover their collective ass

They’re probably just using
A Ouija board, and trying
To interpret spirit messages-
Never mind we’re not buying...


40 posted on 08/26/2013 9:04:01 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; xsmommy

http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/4575575-74/women-park-equal#axzz2d5novaxD

Attendance at Sunday’s “Go Topless” rally Downtown was as scant as a dancer’s pasties, but organizers said the group’s call for equality in public nudity laws drew wide support from the public.

...

There were a few hecklers at first, and a few men carrying cameras left the park looking disappointed.

...

“I think people expected complete nudity,” Sherwood said, having covered up with a bikini top to enter the park. “This is my first time in Pittsburgh, and apparently nothing happens here.”


41 posted on 08/26/2013 9:17:55 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

It seems that living in BFE has made me unaware of a bunch of guys playing and identifying with girly kids’ toys-and it’s a good thing...


42 posted on 08/26/2013 9:19:42 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

Haha - looks like the rally was a bust!


43 posted on 08/26/2013 9:27:29 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: Texan5

I find it impossible to believe that only 1.7% of the men involved in this are gay.....honestly.


44 posted on 08/26/2013 9:28:11 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: Vendome; xsmommy
6 posted on Monday, August 26, 2013 7:40:07 AM by Vendome
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45 posted on 08/26/2013 9:47:44 AM PDT by mikrofon (WFTD Bump ;-)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

“This is my first time in Pittsburgh, and apparently nothing happens here.”

There’s a slogan for the Chamber of Commerce. LOL


46 posted on 08/26/2013 9:48:31 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Haha - yeah that is a gem


47 posted on 08/26/2013 10:10:20 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: SoothingDave

less freakish than a brony, but freakish nonetheless.


48 posted on 08/26/2013 10:24:03 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

honestly i adore him! he is the one that had the facetard article back when that was big.


49 posted on 08/26/2013 10:25:27 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave
This is my first time in Pittsburgh, and apparently nothing happens here.” best line ever!
50 posted on 08/26/2013 10:29:06 AM PDT by xsmommy
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