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Word for the Day, Tuesday October 22, 2013

Posted on 10/22/2013 5:38:23 AM PDT by SoothingDave

Word For The Day, October 22, 2013



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".

eristic [e-ris-tik]

-adj
1.Also, er·is·ti·cal. pertaining to controversy or disputation; controversial.

-n
2. a person who engages in disputation; controversialist.
3. the art of disputation.

[1630–40; < Greek eristikós, equivalent to erist ( ós ) (verbid of erízein, derivative of éris discord) + -ikos -ic]


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1 posted on 10/22/2013 5:38:23 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; ...

Look, I came here for an argument.


2 posted on 10/22/2013 5:38:44 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Morning Dave!


3 posted on 10/22/2013 5:39:53 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 Obamacare rollout’s eristic
The Regime’s hiding every statistic
But Barry says “Wait!
This ‘product’ is great!”
He’s corrupt, he’s deranged, egotistic


4 posted on 10/22/2013 5:44:54 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

Some people think you’re hubristic, when you’re just being eristic, but fail to apologize when their counter arguments don’t stick ;-)


5 posted on 10/22/2013 5:45:53 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 eristical deployment of our company’s latest product was a result of procrustean demands by management.


6 posted on 10/22/2013 5:48:05 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: SoothingDave

Catch that pic I tweeted you

For all others its on Lucianne.com.


7 posted on 10/22/2013 5:48:06 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

Saw it earlier.


8 posted on 10/22/2013 5:49:38 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave
Eristic

I dispute this meaning for eristic, I object and will argue against it seeing that it is far too controversial, disputes, alarums and disputations will occur! Harrumph!

9 posted on 10/22/2013 5:52:59 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: SoothingDave
Whoever wrote this eristic title got it completely wrong. He was asking who should be blamed, while excluding ozero right off the bat.
I've told you once...
10 posted on 10/22/2013 5:55:55 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

no you didn’t


11 posted on 10/22/2013 5:58:08 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

Yes, I did.


12 posted on 10/22/2013 6:01:19 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave; Hegewisch Dupa

An argument isn’t the same thing as a contradiction.


13 posted on 10/22/2013 6:07:01 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden; tioga

We had a rough might. Chan collapsed out in the yard last night, I had to carry her in, sat with her on my lap awhile, she took her meds etc and before it was time for bed she collapsed again and I held her while she convulsed. We really thought she would not make it through the night, esp after our experience with Lucius who passed quickly. Xshub and I slept in the couches in the fam room so as to be with her. Her breathing eased she got up to drink at various points and even scratched to go out during the night. I called the vet when they opened at 7 am and we took her and they admitted her until dr McDaniel comes in at 10:30. She will call me after she examines her. She was stable this AM, walked into the vet with her tail wagging. Poor Jules is so sad and worried.


14 posted on 10/22/2013 6:08:45 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Yes it is. ;-)


15 posted on 10/22/2013 6:11:02 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 would have been here earlier, but the eristics at Microsoft turned off my computer as I was in the act of replying to you! Something about an update...


16 posted on 10/22/2013 6:12:15 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: xsmommy

OMG!!!!!!!!

I am so sorry to hear that...

Hope she turns well..:(...


17 posted on 10/22/2013 6:13:00 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: xsmommy

Sorry to hear. I hope all turns out well.


18 posted on 10/22/2013 6:14:44 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave
If your hat is too small, do y'eristic?

(...ducking...)

19 posted on 10/22/2013 6:18:51 AM PDT by SAJ
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To: secret garden

Yes it is


20 posted on 10/22/2013 6:21:49 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: hobbes1; Hegewisch Dupa
No it isn't.
21 posted on 10/22/2013 6:25:10 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Is too.

(I love that skit)


22 posted on 10/22/2013 6:26:28 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

Of COURSE you do!


23 posted on 10/22/2013 6:27:24 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Isn’t there a zero tolerance policy about bringing intellectual processes to class?


24 posted on 10/22/2013 6:29:50 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: xsmommy

what Hobbes and SD said...


25 posted on 10/22/2013 6:31:28 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: secret garden

After all, If I am going to argue with you, I have to take a contrary position!


26 posted on 10/22/2013 6:32:41 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

I probably toldja this, but my 8 year old, knows the whole Witch skit, from Holy Grail.

And I wonder why he has problems in Science class. ;-)


27 posted on 10/22/2013 6:34:55 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
An argument is a connected series of statements intended to establish a proposition.

Drops the mic, walks away...
28 posted on 10/22/2013 6:37:54 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

Don’t you just hate it when people overuse **eristics** & other punctuation??!!!


29 posted on 10/22/2013 6:37:55 AM PDT by mikrofon (Diacritically Speaking...)
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To: hobbes1

The best part of that skit is watching Cleese’s expressions.


30 posted on 10/22/2013 6:39:25 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

No it isn’t


31 posted on 10/22/2013 6:42:26 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

And, no it osn’t


32 posted on 10/22/2013 6:43:19 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
Drops the mic, walks away...

Awesome

33 posted on 10/22/2013 6:47:50 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

No it isn’t.


34 posted on 10/22/2013 6:51:54 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.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2013/10/barack_obama_spins_healthcare_gov_problems_the_president_s_message_may_make.html

Before the site was launched, the president said it would make signing up for health care as easy as making a plane reservation. When, after a few rocky days that turned out to be too rosy, the administration dropped the airline analogy. Now the experience more closely approximates the saga of having your flight delayed. First, the airline tells you it will be a half hour, then it stretches it to an hour, then two, then you’re offered a voucher for a drink. After four hours, it dawns on you that the plane is never taking off. They continue to assure you it will—just before they cancel your flight.


35 posted on 10/22/2013 8:05:08 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

I’m so sorry to hear that-I take it there is no way to cure her problem? I hope at least it can be made better in the short term-she is such a young dog yet-you will let us know how she is doing, please?


36 posted on 10/22/2013 8:23:59 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

I’ve tested, and built and rolled out tons of software.

Here’s the thing.

Every state has online enrollment for Medicaid, and social service networks at the state level, generally are tied into all other state services (like Unemployment...etc)

So, really all we are talking about is a common access front end, because the flat file on the backend, is clearly already formatted.

This should have been an extension of the Medicaid software.

This is more disgusting than most people realize.


37 posted on 10/22/2013 8:24:36 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 eristic nature of Obamacare
Is partly the way it’s written-
It demands you buy anti-venom for
A stranger before they are bitten

And even though your chances
Of tripping on a venomous snake
Are astronomical at the best
You’ll pay from what you make

For the snakebites, drug rehab,
The abortion and/or the birth
Of more ‘rat plantation workers
To wander aimless over the earth


38 posted on 10/22/2013 8:39:14 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: hobbes1

Remember they also have to tie in to the IRS and other agencies. But yes, it is always easier to start with something that is working and build from there.


39 posted on 10/22/2013 10:09:48 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: hobbes1

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3082018/posts

What we just said.


40 posted on 10/22/2013 10:30:08 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Poor baby.


41 posted on 10/22/2013 10:42:26 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave
An eristic funeral un-invite. Crist stay home.
42 posted on 10/22/2013 10:49:46 AM PDT by tioga
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To: SoothingDave

Evey state system does that already on the Stat level, not flat files, in real time, no less


43 posted on 10/22/2013 11:07:45 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: Texan5; secret garden; hobbes1; SoothingDave

Going to pick her up in a little bit. Her heart is further enlarged than it was in July. They’re going to switch up her meds some and they want me to monitor her heart rate 2x per day during a calm relaxed time and call her with that in a week. My concern is boarding her next w/e bc we are going to Philly for the engagement party. I don’t think Petsmart will be attentive enough to her. I guess the alternatives are the medical boarding at the vet or to see if patty my Dogwalker would feel Comfortable having her at her house if she’s stable. Party’s offered to take Jules for sat and part of Sunday so we will see.


44 posted on 10/22/2013 11:18:20 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I think I’d prefer the dogwalker’s house. Less stressful.


45 posted on 10/22/2013 11:30:34 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave
Look, I came here for an argument.

Ah, yes, you eristic-rat, you want room 12A, Just along the corridor.

46 posted on 10/22/2013 11:37:13 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: xsmommy

I hope all goes well for chan, that sucks. :(


47 posted on 10/22/2013 11:38:59 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: xsmommy

I hope she gets better-I would not board her with petsmart, if possible, the dogwalker sounds like a much safer and less stressful deal...


48 posted on 10/22/2013 11:43:52 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

What T5. Said. They just don’t have the ability to keep a close enough eye on her.

Our Vet doesn’t get that much more than Petsmart, but they close at night.

Dog walker, it seems would be best. I hope she gets better quickly.

I’d prob throw myself off a bridge if something happened to the Yorkie of Caerbannog


49 posted on 10/22/2013 12:05:47 PM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: SoothingDave
Eristic or ridiculous? You be the judge.
50 posted on 10/22/2013 12:42:54 PM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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