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Word for the Day, Friday, November 1, 2013 - Limn
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Posted on 11/01/2013 5:18:56 AM PDT by tioga


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”.

Limn

tr.v. limned, limn·ing (lmnng), limns

    1. To describe.
    2. To depict by painting or drawing. See Synonyms at represent.


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.

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 (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)

Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister

Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate


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While federal judges limn their opinions, the new Texas abortion law is back on this morning. Federal appeals court reinstates most of Texas' abortion restrictions
1 posted on 11/01/2013 5:18:56 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

No way am I going out on a limn with this word!


2 posted on 11/01/2013 5:19:55 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

in before the ping


3 posted on 11/01/2013 5:21:30 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Gabz; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

All Souls Day.....Class is in session.


4 posted on 11/01/2013 5:22:26 AM PDT by tioga
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To: MrB; NeoCaveman
IBTP.......yeah, you two look busy:


5 posted on 11/01/2013 5:25:35 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Mornin Ti


6 posted on 11/01/2013 5:31:17 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: xsmommy
oh, PLEASE let it be so.
7 posted on 11/01/2013 5:32:09 AM PDT by tioga
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To: hobbes1

good morning! dreary and dull outside, but it’s sunny and bright in the classroom.


8 posted on 11/01/2013 5:32:57 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Is there no limnit to your vocabulary?


9 posted on 11/01/2013 5:35:29 AM PDT by SAJ
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To: tioga; xsmommy; NeoCaveman
This whole Shutdown/Obamacare business is playing out exactly as I limned

And thats the NYTimes, not the Wash Times.

Troubled Start for Health Law Has Democrats Feeling Anxious

It appeared that the White House would have to do more to reassure Democrats who emerged from the 16-day government shutdown confident of their political fortunes, only to see Republicans roar back on a wave of anger over the health care law. “People are anxious,” said Senator Richard J. Durbin of Illinois, the No. 2 Democrat. “I don’t think there’s confidence by anyone in the room,” said Senator Jeff Merkley, an Oregon Democrat up for re-election next year, as he emerged from the closed-door meeting in the Capitol. /toldjaso ;-)

10 posted on 11/01/2013 5:36:36 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: tioga

Well, I know it’s bright where I sit ;) lol


11 posted on 11/01/2013 5:37:21 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1
A+++ Did you see the Drudge headline.......

"6 ENROLLEES ON FIRST DAY?

'SNL' SKIT CORRECTLY PREDICTED

12 posted on 11/01/2013 5:40:02 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

I think it was probably 9. They just stood it on it’s head because thats what they do with Logic.


13 posted on 11/01/2013 5:41:12 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: tioga

Some call Banksy’s limns art, many call it vandalism.


14 posted on 11/01/2013 5:42:20 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: hobbes1

There is a nasty campaign for DA here in my namesake county. The Dem has been attacking the Rep on his corruption. He is a convicted drunk driver who when stopped in this county for it the sheriff covered it up because he was an assistant DA. I will be voting Dem for the first time in my life on Tuesday.


15 posted on 11/01/2013 5:44:01 AM PDT by tioga
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To: Travis T. OJustice

I suspect it’s graffiti. LOL


16 posted on 11/01/2013 5:44:56 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga
All Souls Day.....Class is in session.

I thought today was all saints day, tomorrow all souls day.

17 posted on 11/01/2013 5:47:35 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: tioga

I attempted to limn the Obamacare situation to some Liberal coworkers, but they convinced that the government would never do us wrong.


18 posted on 11/01/2013 5:48:23 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: tioga

The herd of limnings hurtled off the cliff and plopped into the ocean like hundreds of furry Alka Seltzer tablets.


19 posted on 11/01/2013 5:49:35 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: tioga

*sigh*.... I would say, a personal failing, is less than a political one. While I do disagree with people, theoretically taking other peoples lives in their own hands by being on the roads hammered, and I am sure you’ve seen your share of those types of accidents, I disagree with notion of defining drunk down, to where 2 glasses of wine over a dinner puts you,

OVER the limit and under arrest. YOU WILL BE CAUGHT!!!!!!!!!

AmeriKa at its finest.

NOT.


20 posted on 11/01/2013 5:53:22 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: tioga

Obamacare, how doth I limn?
‘tis a perfect depiction of himn
All sizzle and no steak
Disaster in its wake
The democrats’ future is dimn


21 posted on 11/01/2013 5:54:26 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: tioga

Isn’t there a word used in the legal profession that is the root or is very similar to ‘limn’?


22 posted on 11/01/2013 5:56:03 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: tioga

There is no limns to the democrat’s greed, avarice, and lust for power.....


23 posted on 11/01/2013 5:56:30 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: Travis T. OJustice

Art.

While, IMO most of the Graffiti called ‘art’, is an attempt to legitimize a subculture, from what I’ve seen I would slide him into the Art category.

Funny story.

Last year we went to the Whitney Museum.
My youngest, after about 3 floors, pulls my wife down close and says...

“Mommy, there are a lot of scribbles in here”.

Art Linkletter would have been proud.


24 posted on 11/01/2013 5:57:39 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, sheriff’s deputies found him so drunk on our roads that he was passed out...more than once..when they got him awake he declared “do you know WHO I am...” and sure enough the sheriff had him driven home and did not make an arrest. The DA at the time, who is now our judge, fired him when he found out. Now the guy wants the top job. I don’t want him at all. The conviction happened in PA and he never told the DA about it when he was hired. It all came out during the primaries. 3 way primary, so he squeaked by. I pray the general election will end his aspirations.

the Dem is sending out all kinds of reminders and the drunk’s mother keeps sending out letters saying how wonderful her little boy is. RME


25 posted on 11/01/2013 5:59:43 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Now THAT I can see.

I cannot get why they would cover something like that up at risk to their own careers.


26 posted on 11/01/2013 6:01:31 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

LOL good one. A+++


27 posted on 11/01/2013 6:02:00 AM PDT by tioga
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To: hobbes1

The sheriff sent out letters saying that he had “fire in his belly” for the DA job...........my comeback was “that’s firewater in the belly and no thanks”.


28 posted on 11/01/2013 6:04:11 AM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy
I have to bake these.....they are so cute:


29 posted on 11/01/2013 6:05:56 AM PDT by tioga
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To: Travis T. OJustice
You'll like this.

I love to trot this out to the class every so often.

Artist Carl Andre

But Wait, there's MORE!

And that's the end to the above story, we were upstairs and there were a couple dozen tiles on the floor, and my daughter got grabbed by the security guards, because she was about to walk on the 'sculpture' LMAO.

If Andre qualifies,Banksy's a no brainer ; -)

30 posted on 11/01/2013 6:07:50 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: tioga

ROFLMAO!


31 posted on 11/01/2013 6:08:35 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: tioga
The author of The Exorcist limns accurately.
32 posted on 11/01/2013 6:10:04 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: tioga

Found the directions: http://myimperfectkitchen.com/melted-snowman-cookies/


33 posted on 11/01/2013 6:10:46 AM PDT by tioga
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To: Travis T. OJustice
Check This one out

Art. SMH!

34 posted on 11/01/2013 6:11:34 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: NeoCaveman

Cool. A+++


35 posted on 11/01/2013 6:12:19 AM PDT by tioga
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To: Travis T. OJustice

sounds right.......gotta go get ready for mass. will hang my head in shame.


36 posted on 11/01/2013 6:17:44 AM PDT by tioga
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To: hobbes1

Less creative than kids playing with 2x4 blocks like I had when we were kids. Ugh.


37 posted on 11/01/2013 6:30:44 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: tioga

Nice!


38 posted on 11/01/2013 6:31:41 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: tioga

Limn

Limn and lemn soda pop.


39 posted on 11/01/2013 6:56:57 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: tioga

Adorbs!!


40 posted on 11/01/2013 7:06:34 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Motion in limine. Literally means at the start. Motions made befire a trial starts.


41 posted on 11/01/2013 7:09:26 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga

As horrid as the drunk sounds, could he possibly be worse than any democrat on any day?


42 posted on 11/01/2013 7:09:38 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: tioga

I love those cookies!


43 posted on 11/01/2013 7:10:12 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: xsmommy

That’s the word! Thanks!


44 posted on 11/01/2013 7:20:28 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: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Damn straight! Churchill had alcohol in his system at all times. ;-)


45 posted on 11/01/2013 7:21:26 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; tioga
As horrid as the drunk sounds, could he possibly be worse than any democrat on any day?

It's not really a policy position.

It's the GOP's fault for nominating him.

It's not like it will tip the balance. So I agree with Ti.

46 posted on 11/01/2013 7:35:17 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: hobbes1; tioga
Abstract : Art as Rap : Music

Appreciation and identification of both genres into those categories is 100% subjective. That's how I limn it.
47 posted on 11/01/2013 8:23:39 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

If a 6 year old could reproduce something similar without supervision, it’s not art.

Especially, after repetition, see my other posts above.

Look, If Renoir....had one day had a wild hair, and produced. Jackson Pollock, i might be inclined to agree that the piece was art.

Stacking pieces of wood, or laying tile on a floor...is not art.


48 posted on 11/01/2013 9:37:32 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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Look, If Renoir....had one day had a wild hair, and produced.

Renoir wasn't that great. The reason he painted that way is because he needed glasses.

49 posted on 11/01/2013 9:47:11 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: NeoCaveman

Jonha makes a good point here:

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/362783/obama-myth-master-strategist-jonah-goldberg

If Obama were a chess master — or even a fairly adept checkers novice — he would have known that when you’re not ready to do something incredibly important, it’s best to buy time. He could have traded a delay (three months? six months?) for some major budget concessions, maybe even lifting the sequester. Perhaps his base wouldn’t have liked it, but he could have easily spun the compromise as a necessity given how irrational and “extreme” the GOP was being.

Publicly he’d say he was paying a ransom to “kidnappers” and “hostage takers.” He’d denounce Republicans for delaying precious insurance coverage for sick kids and frail oldsters just to score partisan and ideological points.

But privately, ah, privately, the master strategist would be stroking his proverbial white cat — or, in reality, his hypoallergenic black dog — while breathing a sigh of relief that he bought himself some time to fix his woefully mangled health-care reform.


50 posted on 11/01/2013 9:53:14 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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