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Word for the Day, FRiday, August 30, 2013 - Atrabilious
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Posted on 08/30/2013 5:57:00 AM PDT by tioga


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”.

Atrabilious

Adjective

    1. Inclined to melancholy.
    2. Having a peevish disposition; surly.


Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.

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 (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)

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

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


TOPICS: Word For The Day
KEYWORDS:
While Obama struts the war path, Americans are atrabilious.


1 posted on 08/30/2013 5:57:00 AM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Gabz; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

Rise and Shine, or get drafted into O’s war. Homework on the desk keeps your student status.


2 posted on 08/30/2013 5:58:34 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga
FIRST
3 posted on 08/30/2013 6:01:02 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

Good job, it’s not easy being first.


4 posted on 08/30/2013 6:05:19 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Hmmm... Sebelius and atrabilious are near homonyms, and most assuredly are already synonyms.

This woman named Sebelius,
Certainly acts atrabilious,
She says “kill de bay-bay”,
“And if you’re flying today”,
Smile when TSA does the feely-yuss!


5 posted on 08/30/2013 6:11:06 AM PDT by MortMan (Disarming the sheep only emboldens the wolves.)
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To: tioga

Obama, corrupt, *supercilious
Makes Americans feel atrabilious
There will be a new dawn
When this commie moves on
But we’re squirming with sadness until he is

*a supercilious person behaves as if he thinks he is better or more important than everyone else


6 posted on 08/30/2013 6:15:40 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: MortMan

I thought former HSS Napolitano was a homonym, but will take your word for it RE Sebelius ....


7 posted on 08/30/2013 6:17:58 AM PDT by mikrofon (The Atribilious Bi***s of Obama)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
you are far more optimistic than I, truthy, i am not so sure about a new dawn. He is creating new rights and conferring new that will not be undone. So i am feeling atrabilious!
8 posted on 08/30/2013 6:19:14 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: mikrofon

Not talking about homosexuality on her part - just authoritarianism. She wants you to ENJOY being repressed and exploited.


9 posted on 08/30/2013 6:19:15 AM PDT by MortMan (Disarming the sheep only emboldens the wolves.)
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To: xsmommy

Eh, that ship has sailed. It’s a symptom of moral decay, sure. But also a testament that the “live-and-let-live” philosophy is strong.


10 posted on 08/30/2013 6:25:58 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

i see it more as teetering on the slippery slope.


11 posted on 08/30/2013 6:27:14 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: MortMan

A+++


12 posted on 08/30/2013 6:53:06 AM PDT by tioga
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

A+++


13 posted on 08/30/2013 6:54:00 AM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy

A+++ We will have to clean out that Whitney’s nest when we take over.


14 posted on 08/30/2013 6:56:29 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Whitney? I typed Whitney’s.


15 posted on 08/30/2013 6:58:01 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

It did it again. Hornet. HORNET.


16 posted on 08/30/2013 6:58:50 AM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy

I think we are on the downward slide to WWIII...


17 posted on 08/30/2013 7:13:20 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: tioga

We got in at 2 AM, so I am feeling atribilious (def. 2) today. In fact, I’m going back to bed.


18 posted on 08/30/2013 7:16:30 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

I hate that you introduced me to that time vampire. It’s worse than wimp.


19 posted on 08/30/2013 8:06:37 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Never saw wimp until now - thank you! If you really want to get sucked in, check out the “What If?” section of xkcd, link found in upper left-hand corner


20 posted on 08/30/2013 8:46:37 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: tioga

As we wander atrabilious,
Every day it is just tough
To find work to pay bills
And be able to have enough

To afford our food and shelter
And a few small comforts there
The emperor spends our money
Like he doesn’t have a care

He has spoken without thinking
And rattled his sabre enough
When we’re short on the money
To be calling anyone’s bluff...


21 posted on 08/30/2013 9:27:28 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: xsmommy; SoothingDave

If there is a bright side to that fake marriage crap, it is that same sex couples part company more than natural ones do. Just wait till they have taxes, alimony, child support and lawyers to pay-I’ll bet they won’t be so hot to get into a partnership after that.

That said, maybe the states will call what they sell at the courthouse a civil contract license, and leave real marriage to the religious houses, where it belongs, in my opinion...

I still believe we are in the end times, though...


22 posted on 08/30/2013 9:37:45 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

We are atrabilious with that albatross around our necks. A+++


23 posted on 08/30/2013 10:03:19 AM PDT by tioga
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Well, it’s the crack of noon, and still no grade...


24 posted on 08/30/2013 10:36:25 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
....yep, that'll work....NOT.
25 posted on 08/30/2013 10:43:48 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga
My New York daughter is vacationing with her family on th eDelaware shore this week. Tonight, she's taking 3 of the boys (14-20) on a sail on the reproduction Kalmar Nykel ship tonight.

Our 13th great grandfather came to New Sweden (now Philadelphia) as a crew member of the KM in 1638. In fact, he came twice. He stayed 10-12 years the first time when he worked as the skipper of the Governor's yacht, went back to Sweden to collect his wages and came back on the Mercurious with a wife.

She's not taking the autistic child (18) because the ship is too samll, and he is unpredictable. Yesterday's sail was canceled because the seas were too rough. I think the other boys are going to love it. I'm jealous.


26 posted on 08/30/2013 10:47:24 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: tioga

Thank you!


27 posted on 08/30/2013 10:52:49 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: afraidfortherepublic; tioga

Posting that picture makes me think that everybody has a tale to tell about how different members of their family got to America and how they worked to build this nation. It all involved lots of hard work and facing unknown challenges. Few of us were transported here on a velvet pillow with gold in our pockets.

We need to look deep within us and in our resources to take this nation back and to rebuild our core. This last week in Fresno, CA was awful for many reasons. Yes, my mom is 100 and doing as well as can be expected. Although she is sharp on many levels, at other times she makes no sense. But, she’s better than the town around her.

Once you leave her assisted living abode, the world becomes chaotic. Traffic and homeless everywhere. You hear almost as much Spanish spoken as English and many other languages too. We worked all week cleaning out her house in preparation for sale, and we had 4 guys move into the dumpster out front while we were working. We routed them a couple of times.

The police can do nothing because the dumpster is on the street, and that is considered public property. If the police rout them, the ACLU sues the police. If the police do nothing, property owners sue the police.

We’ve left everything in the hands of the realtors and the estate sale manager. I’m sure that we’ll be ripped off, but we’ve gotten all of the personal papers and pictures out (more than 50 lbs of canceled checks shredded) and a couple of small momentoes. Everything else will be sold, orgiven away. All you can do is all you can do, and all you can do is enough!

Did I mention that it was over 100 degrees all week?


28 posted on 08/30/2013 11:04:59 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I hope they have their pirate costumes for the adventure, it looks very cool.


29 posted on 08/30/2013 11:17:32 AM PDT by tioga
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To: afraidfortherepublic

LOL......should have waited, I missed yours...possibly bc it was misspelled. A+ Had to deduct a + for that.


30 posted on 08/30/2013 11:19:42 AM PDT by tioga
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To: afraidfortherepublic

So sad to see one’s life reduced to the accumulation of things in a home. I have to restart the cleaning out of our basement. You have inspired me.


31 posted on 08/30/2013 11:24:44 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

I don’t think they’ve made it for a pirate sail — just a regular one. Naturally, you can’t count on the published schedule because it all depends upon the availability of the crew and the weather. They were turned away yesterday and rescheduled for tonight. Mary says she saw about a dozen folks turned away altogether because they are sold out.

I really am envious because at one time in my life I was a sailing buff. I think it is doubly exciting because we have somewhat of a family connection to the replica ship.


32 posted on 08/30/2013 11:35:50 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: tioga

At one point during the endless sorting, I was thinking that Mom needed to come to Wisconsin and sort through MY stuff. I know that’s not possible, but it makes a good threat. Every time my husband complained and criticized, I reminded him about his basement and garage!


33 posted on 08/30/2013 11:38:23 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

Oh no you don’t. At least not until after everyone falls asleep tonight and I’ve finished all the stuff I was supposed to do.


34 posted on 08/30/2013 2:06:54 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

The good news is that there are less than 60 of those so far. But many of the footnotes are worth looking into (but not all). He adds new What-If’s every Tuesday.


35 posted on 08/30/2013 2:09:43 PM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Hegewisch Dupa; mikrofon; SoothingDave; xsmommy
Best hockey news video of the summer! And not just because of the Finnish babe hotness factor.
36 posted on 08/30/2013 2:20:59 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
Omigosh, he has a twin brother! I just wasted about 20 minutes looking at pics of him and this one made him even more gorgeous.
37 posted on 08/30/2013 2:39:08 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy
I also love this one.
38 posted on 08/30/2013 2:40:44 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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