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Word For The Day, Thursday, September 19, 2013 ľ aegis
dictionaries ad nauseam | 19 September 2013 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 09/19/2013 4:44:28 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".

aegis (EE-jis) noun
Protection, support, guidance, or sponsorship of a particular person or organization.

Example sentence:
"The French hope that by April an African force will have come under the UN's aegis.
--"The Battle Moves to the Mountains; The Economist (London, UK); Feb 9, 2013.

Etymology:
From Latin aegis, from Greek aigis (goatskin), from aix (goat). Aigis was the name of the shield or breastplate of Zeus or Athena in Greek mythology. It was made of goatskin. Earliest documented use: 1704.

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 09/19/2013 4:44:28 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 09/19/2013 4:45:09 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
I was appalled to learn yesterday that under the aegis of her remarkable achievements as Homeland Secretary Janet Napolitano has become the President of my alma mater, the formerly renowned University of Calilfornia at Berkeley. How far have the mighty fallen.
3 posted on 09/19/2013 4:48:34 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden

Did I need a sarcasm tag on that?


4 posted on 09/19/2013 4:49:07 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden
I enjoy Freedom under the protection of Aegis guided missile destroyers.

Peace through fire superiority!


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)

5 posted on 09/19/2013 5:04:20 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: afraidfortherepublic

You went to Berzerkely?


6 posted on 09/19/2013 5:04:25 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Were you at Berkeley before the time of Mario Savio?


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)

7 posted on 09/19/2013 5:05:41 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: SoothingDave

Ha! Beat me ro it!


8 posted on 09/19/2013 5:08:55 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: secret garden
Gennifer Flowers says Chelsea and the Aegis of political implications, kept her from being the second Mrs.Clinton.

she repeats the money quote about Hillarious! Appettites

9 posted on 09/19/2013 5:16:19 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
She'll be a perfect fit. A for you.
Huge production going on in this house which started yesterday. Youngest child has an enormous project for her Spanish class and I'll be bringing it up to school shortly. We made Chiles en Nogada last night for 25 and the shopping alone was a pain, not to mention roasting and peeling poblanos. Heck, finding them was a 3 store trip with phone calls.
10 posted on 09/19/2013 5:35:31 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: ConorMacNessa
A+ for you!
11 posted on 09/19/2013 5:36:19 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

12 posted on 09/19/2013 5:36:57 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: ConorMacNessa; SoothingDave

Yes and Yes!

My husband and I graduated and bought our first house about 6 months before Savio hit the streets and the headlines and turned the town upside down. We lasted 5 years before we gathered up our children and moved to get away from all the riots and street marches.

There is a book called “Subversives” that is a pretty accurate depiction of the tumultous era. My only bone to pick with the author is that he paints a too sympathetic picture of Savio. Although, at the time, I considered Savio and his cohorts street thugs, Savio (himself) is really an example of a wasted life. I imagine that drugs had a lot to do with it.


13 posted on 09/19/2013 5:37:51 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: hobbes1
A+ for you! I am running back and forth to the kitchen, throwing everything together to take up to the school. Huge production and I hope she realizes why delegation would have been nice.
14 posted on 09/19/2013 5:38:40 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Aegis

This aegis is just our version of “age is”. Now don’t make fun here, spelling baries a lot according to Marlow the Mad.


15 posted on 09/19/2013 5:45:29 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Why go all the way to California when you have Madison so close? ;-)


16 posted on 09/19/2013 5:45:43 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

Whats the event...?

Your guys go back to school earlier right?


17 posted on 09/19/2013 5:45:55 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: SoothingDave

Now that was funny!

Though, Cali has better weather.


18 posted on 09/19/2013 5:46:40 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

Mexican Independence Day is this week.


19 posted on 09/19/2013 5:49:21 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Grito de Delores....didnt know that was such a big event!


20 posted on 09/19/2013 5:52:43 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

It barely gets scant attention in California...at least in the 1982s/napolean dynamite.


21 posted on 09/19/2013 5:53:35 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: SoothingDave

I’m a 3rd generation native Californian. I used to be proud of that. Not any more.

On recent trips, pan-handlers abound. We were cleaning out my mother’s house (she’s in assisted living now because she’s 100 years old) and we had a dumpster out front. Every morning we had to rout homeless folks out of the dumpster. They’d even get in there during the daylight.

Meth addicts broke into her house in late July and stole a lot of her things. Every median of every street has people holding signs asking for hand outs. This is not the state where I grew up.


22 posted on 09/19/2013 5:55:50 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden

I thought Mexican Indepence Day was September 16 — my birthday. I brought a Mexican dessert — Tres Leches cake — to the office as my birthday treat.


23 posted on 09/19/2013 5:57:33 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Huntington Beach Pier, is one of the finest places on the planet.


24 posted on 09/19/2013 5:59:40 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

They call it paradise
I don’t know why
You call someplace paradise,
kiss it goodbye


25 posted on 09/19/2013 5:59:59 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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Dave, what were those three cheeses?


26 posted on 09/19/2013 6:00:42 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

Three milks. Cow, goat and dog.

Or, if a miniature cake: mouse, hamster and guinea pig.


27 posted on 09/19/2013 6:04:23 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave
This is why.

Every sunset is a canvas for God.

28 posted on 09/19/2013 6:04:47 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

We have sunsets here, too.


29 posted on 09/19/2013 6:08:14 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

No, Dave. Not like that. i lived there for three years.

The Sun setting over the Pacific Ocean, routinely produces amazing works of natural beauty.

Breathtaking Beauty,

Google the pics of Huntington Pier,

Sunrises on the Atlantic dont come close.


30 posted on 09/19/2013 6:15:01 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3068490/posts

Everyone should see this.


31 posted on 09/19/2013 6:17:17 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

i assure you that every hispano delicacy on the planet is easily accessible here! just let me know what you need in future!


32 posted on 09/19/2013 6:23:03 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

Unbelievable.

The only cops I know of that should stand down, are NYC cops, because they shoot the wrong guys on a regular basis.


33 posted on 09/19/2013 6:24:33 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: xsmommy

Cilantro. Any in the cupboard?


34 posted on 09/19/2013 6:25:13 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: secret garden
Under the aegis of God, i would like to announce the engagement of xsteen to her boyfriend, Tim.

Wedding will probably be next Sept.

35 posted on 09/19/2013 6:25:32 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: afraidfortherepublic

They celebrate all week. All of the kids have projects to present and it’s Spanish 4 Honors so there is a lot going on. The food has been delivered, we visited with a bunch of her friends and now I can go run the park.


36 posted on 09/19/2013 6:26:50 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: count-your-change

A for creativity.


37 posted on 09/19/2013 6:27:58 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

you should thank God you only made chiles. I was president of the Spanish club in HS and we made calamares fritas for Spanish night. That involved cleaning SQUID.


38 posted on 09/19/2013 6:28:25 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: hobbes1

Our sauce today had goat cheese, cream cheese, sour cream, and walnuts. My house smells of garlic.


39 posted on 09/19/2013 6:30:07 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

You should have invited Mrs.Clinton.

See my HW. Lmao

President of the Spanish Club? And you eschew cilantro.

That would be like being Captain of the Hockey team, and eschewing Gatorade.


40 posted on 09/19/2013 6:31:56 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: xsmommy

September is the perfect month for weddings! Best wishes to your daughter and congrats to the Flyers fan.


41 posted on 09/19/2013 6:32:16 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

A++!


42 posted on 09/19/2013 6:32:52 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Yummmy.

I made an old 70s favorite, Mac and Cheese using....lol...velveeta.

Sauteed some onions, and ground beef.

Kids went berzerk.

(i am not allowed to make it with Peeled tomatoes. But thats how its best)
Mac w/tomatoes and cheese, two pots, 20 minutes and some bowls. No leftovers.


43 posted on 09/19/2013 6:34:21 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: xsmommy

Congratulations!


44 posted on 09/19/2013 6:35:01 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: secret garden

thanks!


45 posted on 09/19/2013 6:36:47 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: hobbes1

thank you.


46 posted on 09/19/2013 6:37:00 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

She had to pull all the chicken off a rotisserie ones and then saute it with onions, garlic, tomato paste, sugars, walnuts, raisins, vinegar, CILANTRO, and some other stuff. She made me nervois with the knives and I finally said, I’ll do the rest, you need your thumbs. Then to roast and peel poblanos, a major pain. She also is using pmegranate seeds for garnish, along with the cheese sauce and cilantro(red white, and green). I just wonder how many kids will even try it at 8:15 in the morning!


47 posted on 09/19/2013 6:38:45 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

Honestly, I am not a cooking type and it wore me out. No wonder those Mexican ladies are always in the kitchen!


48 posted on 09/19/2013 6:40:34 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

i think that is a far more elaborate dish and one for a special occasion, than what they ordinarily eat! it doesn’t sound appealing to me, but i am sure it’s very authentic. i am not huge on mexican anyway. did you taste it?


49 posted on 09/19/2013 6:45:31 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden; xsmommy

Cilantro. Yum


50 posted on 09/19/2013 6:45:41 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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