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Word For The Day, Thursday, Rocktober 17, 2013 ľ dissilient
dictionaries ad nauseam | 17 October 2013 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 10/17/2013 4:48:38 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".

dissilient \dih-SIL-ee-uhnt\ , adjective
bursting apart; bursting open

Example sentences:
I imagined the dissilient pod of rumours a creative bureau chief up for promotion might hatch. Stories, once sprung, would snowball out of control, growing more damaging with each repetition.
-- Susan Daitch, L.C., 2002

The court was dissilient, generationally fractured, manned (as it were) by an increasingly impatient and acquisitive nobility.
-- Eric Scott Mallin, Inscribing the Time, 1995

Etymology:
Dissilent comes from the Latin word dissilīre meaning "to leap apart."

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 10/17/2013 4:48:38 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 10/17/2013 4:50:06 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

After the past 2 weeks, is the Republican Party dissilent?


3 posted on 10/17/2013 4:53:07 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden

The US budget is dissilient. It needs to be dissed into silence.

Dis silly i’n’t


4 posted on 10/17/2013 4:55:34 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: secret garden

Some will not go quietly, while others die silent.


5 posted on 10/17/2013 5:08:42 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

How was your evening?


6 posted on 10/17/2013 5:24:35 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Needs another "i" but I get your point. A for you.
7 posted on 10/17/2013 5:26:25 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: 1010RD
A for you and welcome to WFTD!
8 posted on 10/17/2013 5:27:24 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave
You and aftr are on the same page. A for you.
9 posted on 10/17/2013 5:28:35 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: hobbes1
Parking was not a problem, even with the Luke Bryan concert across the street. The show was really interesting, had some twists and turns. The musicians who have been with Mellencamp for years were excellent. Four of the main character singers were fair but the others were really good. We sat next to some music biz folks who were trying to guess if any of the singing was canned. She thought it might be, he said no way. Since he was a performer himself and I started watching their mouths and movements more closely, I think he was right. I told them it is practically a sin to fake it at the Ryman! Not a show for kiddos though, but we saw several there. Thanks for asking! Go see it, if it comes up there.
10 posted on 10/17/2013 5:34:08 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

You can’t expect me to remember the spelling of obscure words and still be FIRST in, can you?


11 posted on 10/17/2013 5:37:03 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: hobbes1
My favorite song from the show.
12 posted on 10/17/2013 5:38:38 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I saw it more as a play on words. ;)


13 posted on 10/17/2013 5:39:24 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Oh, I’m not that clever. I shouldn’t be on the same playground with all the punsters here.


14 posted on 10/17/2013 5:41:09 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden
The musicians who have been with Mellencamp for years were excellent.

There is so much to be said for that. A good band that plays together for a while can be such a wonderful thing. Our bosses had us read some book to try to make us all less lame, and in it they talked about the 10,000 Hour Rule and how you more or less usually have to put in about that much time to be good at something. They gave a lot of examples, but the one that stood out to me was all the time the Beatles put in playing in brothels in Germany. Playing 8 hours a day, for six or sometimes seven days a week, month after month went a long way to both make them great musicians but also to gel together as a band.

So I guess what we learned is Yoko is -10,000 Hours

15 posted on 10/17/2013 5:45:05 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: secret garden

I’m on tenterhooks this AM. I’m waiting for the representative of a local title complany to bring me papers to sign and to pick up my power of atterney and trust agreement so that I can sell my mother’s house in CA. he has to drive all the way across town to get to my house. Better than me going to her.

For those who are not familiar with Milwaukee, the town fathers (in their dubious wisdom 40 years ago) prevented freeways from being built that would connect the east suburbs (of Milwaukee) to the west suburbs. Everybody has to go THROUGH Milwaukee to get from northeast to far west. The dimwits thought that would help business in Milwaukee. It hasn’t, but it causes all kinds of traffic problems which is why I don’t want to drive all the way to Brookfield this AM. She can come to me.

I’m just hoping this sale goes through as planned.


16 posted on 10/17/2013 5:51:36 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Hegewisch Dupa
they talked about the 10,000 Hour Rule and how you more or less usually have to put in about that much time to be good at something.

Tell that to my first girlfriend. ;-)

17 posted on 10/17/2013 5:51:46 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

Andy York(guitar), Dane Clark(percussion), Troye Kinnett(keyboards incl.accordian, harmonica), and John E.Gee(upright bass) made up the band and they were absolutely solid. They been playing with John for 8-17 years and it showed. People complained about the Milli Vanilli thing, but no one ruined music more than Yoko.


18 posted on 10/17/2013 5:54:50 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

Woo-Hoo!!!!


19 posted on 10/17/2013 5:56:16 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Good luck getting it all resolved. It was a nightmare dealing with my dad’s house and the STUPID reverse mortgage he signed. I don’t wish that on anybody.


20 posted on 10/17/2013 5:56:44 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

But Fred Thompson says that reverse mortgages are so easy and are almost a GIFT from Ronald Reagan...sarc/off

Reminds me of my dear, sweet grandmother who used to say, “It must be good. It’s highly advertised.” (everybody would laugh at her behind her back)


21 posted on 10/17/2013 6:09:27 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Wait a minute. Are you implying that disinterested third parties cannot plan your life or predict the future?


22 posted on 10/17/2013 6:11:41 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: secret garden

AOR ruined more music.

Airplay Oriented Rock, destroyed more bands than Don King did fighters.

The Beatles were always fluff, before Yoko got her claws into Lennon.


23 posted on 10/17/2013 6:24:09 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Reminds me of my dear, sweet grandmother who used to say, “It must be good. It’s highly advertised.” (everybody would laugh at her behind her back)

AND NOW FOR THE REST OF THE STORY:
They laughed, sure - but the laughter stopped after grandma fell in the dark, injuring herself at her home. But she kept her head, clapped twice, turning on the lights, enabling her to locate her Medic Alert, which she used to tell the authorities that she had fallen, and couldn't get up. They arrived at the scene, treated her, and everyone lived happily ever after.

24 posted on 10/17/2013 6:24:19 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: hobbes1
Fluff?
Gasping for air here...David Cassidy, Bobby Sherman, that was fluff. The Beatles were not fluff. Paul McCartney and George Harrison were brilliant artists and writers. Paul still has a better ear for tunesmithing than 99% of today's radio crap.
25 posted on 10/17/2013 6:31:24 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

Did she trip on her Chia Pet?


26 posted on 10/17/2013 6:35:05 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: hobbes1

I thought AOR was Album Oriented Rock. Meant to sell albmus versus the teeny boppers buying 45s.


27 posted on 10/17/2013 6:36:02 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

Gladwell was full of $h!t..

When confronted with sports(think Basketball players turned TE’s) he retreated to COGNITIVE pursuits, using...NEUROSURGEONS as his example, saying in cognitive pursuits there are no ‘naturals’

Thats a straw man.

Think about the fields of computer science...cognitive, lots of naturals.

And FWIW...no one performs Neurosurgery for 10,000 hours before cutting someone open.


28 posted on 10/17/2013 6:37:50 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

Our people, once proud and resilient
Are dissolute, discordant, dissilient
The left tore apart
Our soul and our heart
And they laugh in our faces, ebullient


29 posted on 10/17/2013 6:37:58 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: SoothingDave

That was it’s progenitor. But in the 80s when normally good bands started including pop pieces (think of ...for instance, the devolution from High and Dry, to Pyromania) it became a term of derision for selling out..

Like The Black Album


30 posted on 10/17/2013 6:43:01 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1
Gladwell was full of $h!t..

And that is my excuse for still being lame at my job

31 posted on 10/17/2013 6:43:28 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Well done. A+ for you and sums up my mood today.


32 posted on 10/17/2013 6:44:58 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

I apologize, i thought you might get irked at that.

I wanna hold you haaaaand...;-)

However, you have 3 bands coming out of the early 60’s.

The Beatles, the Stones, and The Who? ....just sayin.

Paperback Writer, I like. But...


33 posted on 10/17/2013 6:50:15 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

That’s okay, friends can disagree. ;)


34 posted on 10/17/2013 6:55:41 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

How could claim there are no naturals at any Cognitive pursuit.

Thats retarded.

Thompson didn’t practice writing, it came to him naturally. And he wrote some of his best stuff early on, including his correspondence while in the Army. Read “The Proud Highway”....

And as I pointed out the Computer Science field is full of people who just get it.


35 posted on 10/17/2013 6:56:51 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

:-) !


36 posted on 10/17/2013 6:57:24 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1
How could claim there are no naturals at any Cognitive pursuit.

Thats retarded.

I agree with ya there Hobbes. And as a side note, The Who is my most fave band.

37 posted on 10/17/2013 7:00:55 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

Man, Entwistle on Real Me...may be one of the greatest Bass efforts ever recorded.

After a couple beers, that always a must listen.


38 posted on 10/17/2013 7:18:48 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

Four dudes, all solo-ing together


39 posted on 10/17/2013 7:22:50 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

Yeah. One of the best song ever.

How are you with Tommy, The Movie...?


40 posted on 10/17/2013 7:37:49 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa; secret garden

I cannot believe I ear wormed myself!!!!!!!


41 posted on 10/17/2013 7:40:19 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

I think of it as Ann Margaret, The Movie, but I know what you mean. It’s odd, but fun enough. Hell, you a band a camera in the late 60s/early 70s you’re going to get freaky stuff and people determined to outdo each other. At least the music works for me. You?


42 posted on 10/17/2013 7:42:04 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: secret garden
My yearning for pumpkin pie hit a dissilient spasm just now.


43 posted on 10/17/2013 7:52:07 AM PDT by tioga
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To: secret garden

The “conventional wisdom” is that dissidents Cruz & Lee have caused dissilience in the Republican Party, otherwise things would have been JUST fine…


44 posted on 10/17/2013 8:03:59 AM PDT by mikrofon (Beltway BS)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa
Four dudes, all solo-ing together

Sounds kinda gay. ;-)

45 posted on 10/17/2013 8:04:40 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

lol!


46 posted on 10/17/2013 8:15:14 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: secret garden

Obama and his minions bought
Just a few more harried weeks-
But now he looks juvenile
Every time he even speaks

All the dissilient promises
Of Obamacare are on display
Thanks to the good old internet-
And now no one wants to play

It is shown to be a disaster-
And the only thing that’s “free”
Is the chance for criminals
To steal anyone’s identity...


47 posted on 10/17/2013 9:20:00 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: Hegewisch Dupa; hobbes1; SoothingDave

In early childhood, we call that parallel play.


48 posted on 10/17/2013 9:21:01 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: hobbes1; Hegewisch Dupa
Here you go. The spouse loves the Who as well.
49 posted on 10/17/2013 9:23:11 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

Icky A+ for you. I made a batch of pumpkin mini muffins for our luncheon yesterday.


50 posted on 10/17/2013 9:24:41 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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