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Word For The Day, Wednesday, October 23, 2013-- circumscribe

Posted on 10/23/2013 5:33:46 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree

Word For The Day, Wednesday, October 23, 2013-- circumscribe

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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".

circumscribe [sur-kuh m-skrahyb, sur-kuh m-skrahyb]

hear it pronounced

verb, transitive (used with object)

1. to draw a line around; encircle: to circumscribe a city on a map.
2. to enclose within bounds; limit or confine, especially narrowly: Her social activities are circumscribed by school regulations.
3. to mark off; define; delimit: to circumscribe the area of a science.
4. Geometry .
a. to draw (a figure) around another figure so as to touch as many points as possible.

Example

b. (of a figure) to enclose (another figure) in this manner.

Synonyms restrict, restrain, check, hamper, hinder.

Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English < Latin circumscrībere, equivalent to circum- circum- + scrībere to write

Related forms

cir•cum•scrib•a•ble, adjective
cir•cum•scrib•er, noun
non•cir•cum•scribed, adjective
un•cir•cum•scrib•a•ble, adjective
un•cir•cum•scribed, adjective

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.




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Ted Cruz attempted to circumscribe Obama’s welfare state explosion by trying to defund the non-workable, extremely expensive fiasco known as Obamacare.
1 posted on 10/23/2013 5:33:46 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Let’s see some homework today, gang!


2 posted on 10/23/2013 5:34:46 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

Good morning!


3 posted on 10/23/2013 5:36:17 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

It’s fun to circumscribe ants with a chalk line they can’t cross, then whip out the old magnifying glass. Muahahahaha.


4 posted on 10/23/2013 5:37:13 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Hussein's picture, properly ciscumscribed:


5 posted on 10/23/2013 5:38:36 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Any proper doctor will tell you you always need to perform a circumscription before the curcumcision. Gotta draw the line somewhere!


6 posted on 10/23/2013 5:41:40 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: Travis T. OJustice
gold

You are number one, Travis.

7 posted on 10/23/2013 5:44:55 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: Travis T. OJustice

Obama drew a red chalk line in the sand and dared the Syrians to cross it. By the time Assad noticed it, it had blown away.


8 posted on 10/23/2013 5:46:49 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: Travis T. OJustice
Do Kenyans get circumscribed?
9 posted on 10/23/2013 5:47:04 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

A+++
Correct way to circumscribe our Dear Leader. You are having quite the explosion of creativity this morning, sir.


10 posted on 10/23/2013 5:47:53 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: Travis T. OJustice

A Jewish man was asked about being circumcised. He explained that the procedure is done on the eighth day of life.
“Did it hurt?”
“Well, I couldn’t walk for a year.”


11 posted on 10/23/2013 5:50:19 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: faucetman

I think getting circumscribed is for Muzzies only.


12 posted on 10/23/2013 5:50:25 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: faucetman
A++

silver

Do Kenyans get circumscribed?

Only the Muslims. The Muslim women.

13 posted on 10/23/2013 5:52:27 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

14 posted on 10/23/2013 5:53:10 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
bronze
15 posted on 10/23/2013 5:53:39 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

Circumscribe

A circumscribe is a writer for that Las Vegas show Circum Circum.


16 posted on 10/23/2013 6:34:52 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: count-your-change
A++ A circumscribe is a writer for that Las Vegas show Circum Circum.

Correct. And their annual meeting is called a circumference.

17 posted on 10/23/2013 6:39:15 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

Not fair! I haven’t had my breakfast Bud yet.


18 posted on 10/23/2013 6:42:04 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Circumscribe.

A staff writer for the Jerusalem Post who covers the circumcision beat.

Circumscribe.


19 posted on 10/23/2013 6:57:01 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

A++
I could circumnavigate the globe with all of the circumcision jokes I’ve heard, having misspent my youth as a waiter in the Borscht Belt.


20 posted on 10/23/2013 7:08:21 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

Sadly, Milton Berle is no longer alive to steal that from me...


21 posted on 10/23/2013 7:15:20 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

In the days before video cameras, this would be the guy working with the mohel to document the event ....


22 posted on 10/23/2013 7:45:39 AM PDT by mikrofon (Cutting Commentary)
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To: mikrofon

A++
Then there’s the one about the mohel who saved the “cuttings” and made them into a wallet. When he rubbed it, it turned into a suitcase.


23 posted on 10/23/2013 8:06:16 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: Buckeye McFrog

Very good.

I was going to ask whether it meant they just draw around the affected body part instead of cutting.


24 posted on 10/23/2013 8:08:16 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

Sorry—I pinged myself instead of the group.
Not that there’s anything wrong with that.


25 posted on 10/23/2013 8:08:19 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

and it is a roomful of men talking about genitalia!


26 posted on 10/23/2013 8:11:05 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Probably better that you stayed away. :)


27 posted on 10/23/2013 8:13:11 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

I’m going to just ignore the junk clipping comments...

Obama’s minions must be tired
Of being forced to circumscribe
All chance comments and remarks
Of the suddenly panicking crowd

Of various wizards and webmasters
Who-unlike Amazon-in a crunch
Can’t manage a website without
Getting their panties in a bunch

The private sector websites do
Many times that volume every day
Which only goes to prove-again
Government should just go away...


28 posted on 10/23/2013 8:30:06 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

How is your puppy doing today? Have you resolved the boarding to your satisfaction?


29 posted on 10/23/2013 8:32:27 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
I’m going to just ignore the junk clipping comments...

Thank goodness!

One of your best poems to date.

A+++

30 posted on 10/23/2013 8:33:49 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: Texan5

Well she’s not 100% back to normal, but she’s a little better. She has diarrhea, so i had an unpleasant mess to deal with this AM. Told the dogwalker to just have her in the yard and not to walk her, i don’t want to tax her. xsbaby is home from class and home with her now.
i’m going to wait to decide on the boarding to see how she does over the next few days.


31 posted on 10/23/2013 8:42:53 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Texan5

i just saw this on twitter, a website to see if someone died in your house www.diedinhouse.com . I have listened to this FM dj for years but missed his prior discussions of oddball stuff happening in past years in the house where he lives with his wife and kids. But apparently yesterday someone who knew his address plugged it in there and determined that someone HAD died there, and the woman who died was married to someone named Arthur. Apparently in the odd goings on, hearing someone calling the name Arthur was part of it. so totally cool/weird/halloweenish/haunted.


32 posted on 10/23/2013 9:28:52 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
died in house
33 posted on 10/23/2013 9:29:44 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

oh for heavens’s sake you have to PAY??? ridic!


34 posted on 10/23/2013 9:33:16 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Thank you!


35 posted on 10/23/2013 9:45:59 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: xsmommy

I’m keeping that website address for future reference. This house is deathless, but we unknowingly built it on haunted ground-a suicide and some other stuff went down in a barn that once stood there-that is why there are spooks...


36 posted on 10/23/2013 9:52:31 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

Not gonna do it-wouldn’t be prudent...


37 posted on 10/23/2013 9:55:02 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: TruthShallSetYouFree
Ten'll get you twenty that that Marxist maggot in the White Hut hasn't been circumscribed!


America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

EAGLES UP! Once more unto the breach, my friends, once more!

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)

38 posted on 10/23/2013 10:21:32 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: TruthShallSetYouFree

Pinging yourself in public?

Thats only ok in the Loops.


39 posted on 10/23/2013 10:29:40 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I heard he wouldn’t accept payment for his services. He just took tips.


40 posted on 10/23/2013 10:58:30 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Cute.


41 posted on 10/23/2013 10:59:39 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: ConorMacNessa

A++
Maybe the weight of Obamacare will finally circumscribe the interloper. When policy hits people squarely in their pocketbook, they tend to sit up and take notice.


42 posted on 10/23/2013 12:16:01 PM 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; Buckeye McFrog

Thanks ... I did note that I somewhat “stepped on” a previous post in the same vein — for some reason today, I didn’t do a preview of the full thread before posting which usually circumvents this.


43 posted on 10/23/2013 12:37:16 PM PDT by mikrofon (Circumspect Response ;)
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To: mikrofon

I try to zip up first., so I don’t step on the main vein.... ;-)

Of course, i’m only two feet tall.


44 posted on 10/23/2013 1:07:50 PM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1; NeoCaveman

OK, probably too late for this conversation. But it is a weird situation.

My hometown Jayhawks have lost 4 straight and find themselves 4-4 with the final game coming up. That’s 4-3 in games that count in the conference.

Now they play their arch-rival Friday for a chance at a playoff game.

Here’s where it gets weird.

The 2nd place team in our conference has had a player declared ineligible because he had a 9th grade year once in Michigan and again in PA. So they have been ruled to forfeit all games this year. They are appealing to the state association.

Playoff pairings are next Monday, so the state must decide quickly.

If the forfeits stand, then my team is in the playoffs. Friday’s game against the hated rival is for 2nd place and a home playoff game. But they will play a playoff game regardless.

Now, if the state over-rules the forfeits, then my team probably has to win to earn any playoff berth. No home game possible.

But it would still be possible, if another team loses, to make the playoffs with a 5 game losing streak.

So, my question is, goodness isn’t this more complicated than it has to be? We used to just figure Gardner points and then be happy.

Gardner Points? Look it up. That means you, xsmommy. It’s part of your heritage. ;-)


45 posted on 10/23/2013 6:48:35 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

This is one of those internet holes. You’ll never find “Gardner Points” and make sense of it.


46 posted on 10/23/2013 7:05:51 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree; a fool in paradise

I’m not Jewish so I’m not circumscribed.


47 posted on 10/23/2013 7:06:49 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: SoothingDave

Appears to be a WPIAL thang.


48 posted on 10/23/2013 8:11:52 PM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

100 points for a win, plus extra for each of the losing teams wins, etc.

It’s there.


49 posted on 10/23/2013 9:02:13 PM 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 hope that the ruling will come behind the bracketing. So, the State can rule positive for the offender, but have them lose anyway.

P.S. You might want to...take a little hand in the game. I’ve found this to be useful a couple times the last two years.....

At halftime or on the quarter, visiting teams huddle (at least here) at either end of the field. Coaches have to speak clearly, to get points across. Wander over prior to the break, listen in, and pass the coaching points to your guys.


50 posted on 10/23/2013 9:15:00 PM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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