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Word For The Day, Thursday, Rocktober 31, 2013 – crepuscule
dictionaries ad nauseam | 31 October 2013 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 10/31/2013 4:34:54 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".

crepuscule \kri-PUHS-kyool, KREP-uh-skyool\ , noun
twilight; dusk.

Example sentences:
But when he awoke at length there was a great Phoenix brooding with spread wings above his prostrate form, its white plumage like a ghostly crepuscule and its red eyes glowing close against his own pallid and fervent face.
-- Arthur Edward Waite, The Quest of the Golden Stairs, 1893

For that is Anayat in the crepuscule, purple and mellow, sparkling and warm and effulgent when there is a moon, cool and heady and sensuous when there is no moon.
-- Arturo B. Rotor, "Zita," 1937

Etymology:
Crepuscule entered English around the year 1400 from the Latin meaning "twilight, dusk, darkness."

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 10/31/2013 4:34:54 AM PDT by secret garden
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To: secret garden; Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; Conspiracy Guy; Laura Earl; ...

Trick or treat!


2 posted on 10/31/2013 4:35:54 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Crepuscule

Crepuscules are those little red donot looking things in the blood. Some times they get jammed up in an archway and the person has a hurt attack from which they recover by dying but not always.
The reason the creepy suckles keep moving around is that they can’t find a comfortable platelet for....I gotta go...the old woman is awake and meaner than a scalded snake!


3 posted on 10/31/2013 5:04:14 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: secret garden

What was supposed to be the dawn of hope and change morphd into a crepuscule of dispair and stagnation.

The end.


4 posted on 10/31/2013 5:08:50 AM PDT by Excellence (All your database are belong to us.)
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To: count-your-change
A+ for you!
5 posted on 10/31/2013 5:18:39 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Excellence
A for you and welcome to WFTD!
6 posted on 10/31/2013 5:19:35 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Y’all see South Park last night?

They lampooned Obamacare by analogy as a new system “Intellilink” for the school. It was supposed to control all of the systems, but nobody could get it to work. When trying to do things like schedule an appointment to see the school nurse, the lights would go off in the room, or music would start playing over the PA.

Despite upgrading to the silver and gold packages, it still was dysfunctional.

Finally, they chose the “Centurion plan” which involved removing all of the “intellilink” computers, wiping out all of the software and burning everything.

They also had a Canadian health care bureaucrat (as a veiled stand-in for Obama) learning that he should just admit when he has made a mistake and stop supporting an idea that doesn’t work.


7 posted on 10/31/2013 5:29:16 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden

Good Morning.


8 posted on 10/31/2013 5:30:20 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 saw it.

It was also hilarious when Mr. Mackey hired and fired the Kathleen Sebelius look a like.


9 posted on 10/31/2013 5:30:22 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: SoothingDave
We watched the replay of the Sebelius debacle instead.They're talking about postponing trick or treat until tomorrow night here, due to storms.
10 posted on 10/31/2013 5:31:38 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: hobbes1
Hi tiger! Are the cubs dressing up tonight?
11 posted on 10/31/2013 5:32:42 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: NeoCaveman

Yes, it was packed full of goodness. Even a Miley Cyrus analog subplot.

Is #centurionplan trending on Twitter yet? We should latch onto that.


12 posted on 10/31/2013 5:37:27 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden
Crepuscule


13 posted on 10/31/2013 5:40:06 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

They left for school that way.


14 posted on 10/31/2013 5:42:35 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

Last night, I enjoyed seeing the crepuscular rays of the setting sun shine on the harbor in my town while lighting the fire I sat by as I listened to the BOSTON RED SOX WIN THE WORLD SERIES! WOOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!


15 posted on 10/31/2013 5:46:54 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: hobbes1
They left for school that way.

That's cool! Some towns will suspend kids for that. How old are your kids?

16 posted on 10/31/2013 5:48:41 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

That’s good for you, but I only care about the Red Sox if they are beating the Yankees.


17 posted on 10/31/2013 5:51:56 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Travis T. OJustice

At least they managed to finish the Fall Classic while it was still October.


18 posted on 10/31/2013 5:52:51 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: hobbes1

A+. I wish I was there.


19 posted on 10/31/2013 5:53:38 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

A for you. The curse is lifted.


20 posted on 10/31/2013 5:54:14 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

15, costumed.

13, declined,

11, costumed,

8 costumed.


21 posted on 10/31/2013 5:55:14 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

Huntington Pier. California. Dinner Time. Amazing


22 posted on 10/31/2013 5:58:24 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

I told the spouse last night, I am DESPERATE for a vacation. It’s our third year without one.


23 posted on 10/31/2013 6:00:25 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

crepescular is what you become after eating too many crepes.

24 posted on 10/31/2013 6:04:28 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Light shone on Obamacare’s crepuscule
Shows that it’s well behind schedule
And the lies of the man
About keeping your plan
Have dropped his approval to miniscule


25 posted on 10/31/2013 6:05:03 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: xsmommy

Especially if they are that big! A+ for you!


26 posted on 10/31/2013 6:14:41 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Still raining out there. Looks like a treadmill day. Dreary, just like it would be if I had to work at HHS. A+ for you!


27 posted on 10/31/2013 6:15:47 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

jolly green giant’s breakfast!


28 posted on 10/31/2013 6:20:57 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: hobbes1

You’ll appreciate this. My youngest had a costume party this weekend and put together her costume. Coverall worksuit, respirator, goggles, gloves and made herself a transformer. She built and strapped the parts to herself so she looked like an RV and then when she stood up, a meth cook. I was horrified and proud of her ingenuity at the same time.


29 posted on 10/31/2013 6:26:58 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden
crazy ron coming to campaign for Cooch this weekend. bring those losertarians on home. Sarvis needs to fricking DROP OUT.
30 posted on 10/31/2013 6:36:33 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden; xsmommy; Texan5

And nothing better proves Obama’s early descent into ineptitude and stupidity than his speech about Army medics with strong arms as corpuscules ....


31 posted on 10/31/2013 6:49:13 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: NeoCaveman

This is interesting:

http://www.buick.com/experience/intellilink-infotainment-system.html

I guess Comedy Central’s lawyers took a nap.


32 posted on 10/31/2013 8:23:50 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

LOL

Oh the liability.


33 posted on 10/31/2013 8:31:15 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: xsmommy

I hope they don’t elect TM.


34 posted on 10/31/2013 8:32:12 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

Slightly better than calling them corpsicles, right? A for you!


35 posted on 10/31/2013 8:34:38 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Trick or treat, smell my feet...

The blue, crepuscule hour
Was the time of an Autumn day
That used to be my favorite-
But now that has gone away

Obama’s rapacious minions
Stalk a website in the dark-
Fishing for Obamacare fees-so
Tonight, you’d better park

Yourself behind a locked door
Sit where you can’t be seen-
And curse those Obama voters
For even spoiling Halloween...


36 posted on 10/31/2013 8:39:21 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: NeoCaveman; SoothingDave
i had a friend in law school who routinely referred to them as the foreskins. He may have been prescient....
37 posted on 10/31/2013 8:39:22 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Texan5

Your theme and meter, along with the day, have me craving to read some Poe tonight. A+ for you!


38 posted on 10/31/2013 8:53:54 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: hobbes1; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; NeoCaveman
Exactly upon whom are you pinning your hopes, mr. rosy glasses? where's your rightwing alexander solzhenitsyn?
39 posted on 10/31/2013 8:54:17 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Every crepuscule belonging to the gang would tend to harass other students during the dusk before classes or after hours ...


40 posted on 10/31/2013 8:54:41 AM PDT by mikrofon (Happy Boo-day!)
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To: xsmommy

My dad always said his favorite team was whoever was playing the Redskins that day. For colleges, he said the same thing about Gtown.


41 posted on 10/31/2013 8:56:01 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

You know they are planning to run Bigboy next time. Which reminds me, how do you eat an elephant?


42 posted on 10/31/2013 8:57:44 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: mikrofon

A for you! I plan on making either a Dalek or stone angel costume for answering the door next year, for the beggars.


43 posted on 10/31/2013 8:59:02 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

Or they could keep the name and change the mascot to a potato.


44 posted on 10/31/2013 9:03:54 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

Much like SU did. Xshub has a contraband hat with the Saltine warrior on it, was sure they’d all been purged.


45 posted on 10/31/2013 9:11:11 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Thank you!

Now that you mention it, I’ve got a craving for the author as well-

“Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping
As of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.
Tis some visitor, I muttered-tapping at my chamber door-
Only this and nothing more...

Ghastly grim and ancient Raven wandering from the nightly shore-
Tell me what thy lordly name is on the night’s plutonian shore-
Quoth the Raven, ‘Nevermore’”...


46 posted on 10/31/2013 9:27:47 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

You know that absolutely no normal people know anything about any Congressional hearings, right?

We’re winning Jon Stewart and SNL and South Park right now.


47 posted on 10/31/2013 9:46:58 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

She got her ass whipped. I saw the hearings.

Check my twitter stream, Mike Rogers jammed it to her on substantive issues, that Rush wouldn’t understand.

There was a second congressman also familiar with the actual tech issues, that also spanked her.

And in between, they nailed her on other, more political points...

And, they are pulling her back, in 4 weeks.


48 posted on 10/31/2013 10:25:58 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 don’t believe we are. No matter that now they’re deriding Obama, Hillary will be touted when the time comes.


49 posted on 10/31/2013 10:47:38 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: hobbes1

See what soother just said NO ONE IS WATCHING. Totes irrelevant.


50 posted on 10/31/2013 10:49:07 AM PDT by xsmommy
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