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Word For The Day, Thursday, Rocktober 24, 2013 – mien
dictionaries ad nauseam | 24 October 2013 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 10/24/2013 4:36:15 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".

mien (meen) noun
Appearance, bearing, or demeanor.

Example sentence:
"Everyone Nanako Coates greets walks away smiling. But beyond that exuberant, youthful mien is a seasoned veteran with years of professional experience in the restaurant business."
--Eizo Kobayashi; Daughter Follows in Family's Culinary Tradition; Oakland Tribune (California); Sep 17, 2013.

Etymology:
Probably a shortened form of demean (to conduct oneself in a specified manner), influenced by French mine (appearance). Earliest documented use: 1522.

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 10/24/2013 4:36:15 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! Please let me know if you want on or off the ping list.


2 posted on 10/24/2013 4:40:42 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Do you fancy that old song, “Mien you an’ a Dog named ‘Boo’”?


3 posted on 10/24/2013 4:40:47 AM PDT by SAJ
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To: secret garden
Obama’s articulate mien overwhelms the press’s ability to understand what he means.
4 posted on 10/24/2013 4:44:56 AM PDT by dblshot (I am John Galt.)
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To: SAJ
Are you kidding? I can still recall the wheat fields of St. Paul. A+ for you.
5 posted on 10/24/2013 4:48:02 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: dblshot
Nuanced, he is. /Yoda
A for you and welcome to WFTD!
6 posted on 10/24/2013 4:49:13 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
To the corrupt, undocumented, pRes_ _ent,
America's END justifies using any miens.


7 posted on 10/24/2013 4:49:35 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Diogenesis
Scary perfect. A+ for you.
8 posted on 10/24/2013 4:52:08 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

The President’s confident mien
Belies what the people have seen
Obamacare sucks
So he weaves and he ducks
And pretends that he’s still Mr. Clean


9 posted on 10/24/2013 5:07:26 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
They're trying the "let's call it ACA instead of linking it to our leader" tack now. A+ for you.
10 posted on 10/24/2013 5:24:07 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

This is what the cat says when it’s out.


11 posted on 10/24/2013 5:39:57 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

We call that game Insy/Outsy at our house. A for you.


12 posted on 10/24/2013 5:42:01 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

I hate when that happens. You need a cat door. I can’t figure out how to install one here because the house is brick and all of the doors have storm doors on them.


13 posted on 10/24/2013 5:54:55 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: secret garden

Mien people suck.


14 posted on 10/24/2013 5:56:26 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: SoothingDave

_I’m_ giving you an A for that one!


15 posted on 10/24/2013 5:57:18 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: MrB

A for you.


16 posted on 10/24/2013 5:57:52 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

My daughter and her friends seemed like they played ‘mein girls’ for an hour this morning, getting ready for Senior Day at school.


17 posted on 10/24/2013 7:57:57 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

Are they all wearing pink today?


18 posted on 10/24/2013 7:59:55 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden; Texan5; tioga
Found this comforting.
19 posted on 10/24/2013 8:05:17 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Me too.


20 posted on 10/24/2013 8:10:18 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

I also found it comforting-and inspiring-thank you so much.


21 posted on 10/24/2013 8:33:27 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: Diogenesis; secret garden

The “mean mime” is a mien meme these days ....


22 posted on 10/24/2013 9:04:01 AM PDT by mikrofon (ObaMe)
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To: secret garden

Obama’s minions in a panic
Is a very fine sight to see
As the Roman mob discovers
That Obamacare isn’t “free”

They’ve backed into a corner
And lost their smiling mien-
Snarling apocalyptic threats,
You can’t doubt they’re insane

They can’t manage a website-
They want someone to blame
But pointing at the contractor
Looks ridiculous and lame...


23 posted on 10/24/2013 9:06:01 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: mikrofon
Ooo, clever boy. A+ for the turn of phrase.
Our goalie is out for a month, more hip trouble. :( Sorry about Boston.
24 posted on 10/24/2013 9:15:16 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Texan5

They have no idea what they are doing, as usual. That’s what happens when you surround yourself with sycophants who possess no real world skills. Pencilneck over at HHS asked for 150% and an A team. No one talks like that in real life. Idiots, every one of them. A+ for you!


25 posted on 10/24/2013 9:19:57 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

26 posted on 10/24/2013 9:43:30 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: VRWCmember

ROR! A+ for you, even with the alternative spelling.


27 posted on 10/24/2013 9:58:32 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

But, What does the Fox say?


28 posted on 10/24/2013 10:02:32 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1
Oh no you didn't!
29 posted on 10/24/2013 10:06:50 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

It’s said the President’s mein is that of a typical snob, arrogant, vindictive, resentful, and self-absorbed. Then there’s his bad side....


30 posted on 10/24/2013 10:08:08 AM PDT by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: theDentist

A for you. His nose is either in the air or out of joint.


31 posted on 10/24/2013 10:11:17 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Thank you!

I think not having an A team designing it from the gitgo shows the incompetence of those who spawned the monstrosity in the first place-if it were private industry, heads from middle management to the CEO would have rolled by now-that disclaimer on the sign in page that says there is no expectation of privacy should say there is no expectation of sanity instead...


32 posted on 10/24/2013 10:11:59 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: secret garden

Oh no, Pekka is pekid? Good luck to Preds for the duration of his injury...

The Sabres really stink this year and I’m not up on Rolston as an NHL head coach, but I still cannot understand the level of uproar at the hit by Scott on the Boston player yesterday — the guy is 6 foot 8 inches tall and should be aware of the discrepancy whenever when he hits someone, but his presence in the lineup for basically one reason is common, and the incident wasn’t as egregious as many that I’ve seen which have hardly garnered ANY media attention.


33 posted on 10/24/2013 10:23:35 AM PDT by mikrofon (NHL Bump)
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To: secret garden
my girls are wild for that song still. i sent it to them when Soother first brought it to the classroom weeks ago. try finding a fox sweater anywhere on the planet! cannot be done. xsteen had been looking and every single place that had any type of sweater with a fox on it was sold out. i did find something on etsy, but it didn't arrive in time for her bday. But xsbaby's present for her sister DID arrive in time:


34 posted on 10/24/2013 10:23:38 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden
and this guy sits in my fall centerpiece on the kitchen table.

$12 at Target.

35 posted on 10/24/2013 10:27:14 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: mikrofon

Oops, pekid == peaked

(Shameful ignorance for a WFTD student ;)


36 posted on 10/24/2013 10:32:03 AM PDT by mikrofon (WFTD Bump)
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To: secret garden

Oh, i certainly did !


37 posted on 10/24/2013 10:32:49 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: xsmommy
Here you go.
Also here.
38 posted on 10/24/2013 10:35:10 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: mikrofon

We’ll have to see how King Hutt does tonight against the Jets.


39 posted on 10/24/2013 10:36:15 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Republicans slaughtered the panel on Obamacare website.


40 posted on 10/24/2013 10:37:11 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 like what i ordered her better, i think.


41 posted on 10/24/2013 10:57:22 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden
Are they all wearing pink today?

They weren't. Should they have been?

42 posted on 10/24/2013 1:13:01 PM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: hobbes1

I am just back from meeting my dear nephew for lunch. He was in his Army fatigues and someone treated for his lunch. Very sweet. It’s happened every time he comes to my area of town to go eat with us.


43 posted on 10/24/2013 1:17:15 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

I just remember that mean girls wear pink on one day of the week. I couldn’t believe the leader of the pack was Irene from Sherlock Holmes.


44 posted on 10/24/2013 1:18:49 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Good to know that there are places that have people with an abiding respect for America.


45 posted on 10/24/2013 1:20:00 PM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: secret garden

LMFAO.

Russell Brand, goes on the BBCcalling for more CORP taxes, and redistribution,

While he’s sitting on (an unjustified, by a decent account of his talent/works) 15 mil, and his ex wife (same description) even more.

Write a check or STFU


46 posted on 10/24/2013 1:58:27 PM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

He is a nutcase and his ex is just as crazy.


47 posted on 10/24/2013 4:11:53 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Trying to imagine the mien on one mean lady:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3083284/posts


48 posted on 10/24/2013 5:14:55 PM PDT by MoochPooch (I'm a compassionate cynic.)
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To: secret garden

Crazy is ok. A news organization asking his views, without asking, where he lives, how much he has banked, and when he is giving it all up, not so much.


49 posted on 10/24/2013 5:28:57 PM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: MoochPooch

She’s bitter and has had too much cosmetic surgery. I can’t tell her apart from Bob Costas. A+ for you.


50 posted on 10/24/2013 5:59:26 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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