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Word for the Day, Tuesday January 7, 2013

Posted on 01/07/2014 5:03:06 AM PST by SoothingDave

Word For The Day, Tuesday January 7, 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".

vortex [vawr-teks]

-n, pl vortices, vortexes
1.a whirling mass of water, especially one in which a force of suction operates, as a whirlpool.
2.a whirling mass of air, especially one in the form of a visible column or spiral, as a tornado.
3.a whirling mass of fire, flame, etc.
4.a state of affairs likened to a whirlpool for violent activity, irresistible force, etc.
5.something regarded as drawing into its powerful current everything that surrounds it:

[1645–55; < Latin, variant of vertex vertex]


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1 posted on 01/07/2014 5:03:06 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; ...

Come and get sucked in.


2 posted on 01/07/2014 5:03:32 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave
The vortex of money printing will continue unabated.
3 posted on 01/07/2014 5:07:45 AM PST by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

Wouldn’t that be more like a geyser?


4 posted on 01/07/2014 5:09:10 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave
Obama and the DNC are nothing but a vortex of venality.


5 posted on 01/07/2014 5:11:08 AM PST by Diogenesis
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To: SoothingDave

Morning Dave.


6 posted on 01/07/2014 5:11:09 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: SoothingDave

Wwhat is this, the Blue Oyster Bar?


7 posted on 01/07/2014 5:11:48 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: secret garden
OMGosh, sg.......these knitted hats are adorable


8 posted on 01/07/2014 5:13:01 AM PST by tioga (Wise men still seek Him.)
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To: hobbes1

In, not off.


9 posted on 01/07/2014 5:15:07 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

The tech vortex guides our day-to-day business, sometimes to our detriment.


10 posted on 01/07/2014 5:17:49 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: SoothingDave

This past week I could see vortexes of snow whirling on the hill sides across the valley, miles away. It was not the usual ones from the snow blowers, either. More like dust devils. Really sick of winter already here in the frozen tundra.


11 posted on 01/07/2014 5:24:08 AM PST by tioga (Wise men still seek Him.)
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To: SoothingDave
OK, I'll try again.

This isn't easy when you skip the obvious.

Hot tub vortex

12 posted on 01/07/2014 5:29:47 AM PST by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

Andrea Tantaros called him “Hot Tub Slime Machine” Spitzer, in a very cool obscure movie reference.


13 posted on 01/07/2014 5:32:51 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: NeoCaveman

You’ve got water and suction. I’ll accept it. ;-)


14 posted on 01/07/2014 5:34:49 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: NeoCaveman

That woman has ruined her career bc of this affair with the disgusting character. The thought of sex with him is vomit inducing!


15 posted on 01/07/2014 5:45:03 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave
oh my...scheduled pee time, two passes allowed to use at will for semester for young children? OMGosh, the vortex of anger will erupt over this one....and the vortex of pee should be on that administrator's shoes. What lunacy.
16 posted on 01/07/2014 5:45:15 AM PST by tioga (Wise men still seek Him.)
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To: hobbes1

Very funny movie. Just saw it a second time recently.

What’s hilarious is I’ve exchanged snakry tweets with her. She was spokesbabe the campaigns of Ted Strickland, Jon Corzine, the DGA, and now DeCommunist of NY.


17 posted on 01/07/2014 5:47:01 AM PST by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: tioga

They are cute! Cabbage Patch crochet wigs?


18 posted on 01/07/2014 5:47:46 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

7 degrees at home, 12 degrees in DC at my ofc. going to be mid-30s tomorrow.


19 posted on 01/07/2014 5:49:21 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

that’s exactly what they are!


20 posted on 01/07/2014 5:49:38 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

very cute for a bald baby, i think!


21 posted on 01/07/2014 5:50:03 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I’m guessing it’s a resume booster. She’s a Democrat.

But yes it is vomit inducing as he’s such a weasle plus we know way too much about his proclivities because of the hooker business.


22 posted on 01/07/2014 5:50:53 AM PST by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

That maybe, but every time she opens her mouth, I like her more,

She alludes, constantly to being more than a little on the wild side......


23 posted on 01/07/2014 5:50:53 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: secret garden
yeah, crocheted not knitted....adorable. link to patterns
24 posted on 01/07/2014 5:51:58 AM PST by tioga (Wise men still seek Him.)
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To: NeoCaveman

well Diblasio canned her didn’t he? he’s HIDEOUS!


25 posted on 01/07/2014 5:52:16 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave
But how do the idiots explain a polar vortex?
26 posted on 01/07/2014 5:53:15 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: hobbes1

Neo is taking about Lis Smith, and you are talking about Tantaros.


27 posted on 01/07/2014 5:53:15 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

You know, i could understand Jill St.John and Kissinger.,,

I could understand Monica and Bill

But Spitzer? That guy is so gross he wouldn’t get f@@@ed in prison...

Plus how dumb does she have to be to not realize the press is on him like white on rice...


28 posted on 01/07/2014 5:53:49 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: tioga; secret garden

sent the pic to my daughters and nieces and said if any of them ever have girl babies i am totes getting them one of those! everyone had cabbage patch babies, so that is just adorable!


29 posted on 01/07/2014 5:55:01 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: hobbes1

it could be some fatal “bad boy” attraction, i read that she dated someone who ended up in prison.


30 posted on 01/07/2014 5:56:11 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I was watching the Five one day last month and Tantaros said “subsequently” like “sub-SEE-quent-ly.”

I was embarrassed for her.


31 posted on 01/07/2014 5:56:28 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: hobbes1
But Spitzer? That guy is so gross he wouldn’t get f@@@ed in prison...

He's a billionare. Lis probably banged Corzine too. Same reason.

32 posted on 01/07/2014 5:57:20 AM PST by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: xsmommy

I just caught that after I read the entire statement...lol

I responded to his first sentence, then when I went back, I realized he was talking about Dick Morris’ dream date.


33 posted on 01/07/2014 5:57:45 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: xsmommy

Negative 8 this morning. I actually used a scarf this morning for the walk from the parking lot.

Yesterday’s high was 50 (very early in the morning).


34 posted on 01/07/2014 5:59:13 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

she looks prettier lately, i think maybe bc she cut her hair to shoulder length. what is the schtick with beckel and kimberly? there’s unseemly flirtation etc.


35 posted on 01/07/2014 6:00:45 AM PST by xsmommy
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Then that makes her dumber than the average hooker.

She lost a career, they got paid.

She had 4 years, at least...locked in with Red Bill.


36 posted on 01/07/2014 6:01:34 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: tioga

I think there is a certain amount of lollygagging going on that they are trying to get a hold on. But this is heavy handed.


37 posted on 01/07/2014 6:02:29 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

I don’t know, I haven’t really been watching much lately.


38 posted on 01/07/2014 6:06:18 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Speaking of heavy-handed, best show lately starts its new season tonight. Justified.


39 posted on 01/07/2014 6:06:32 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden; hobbes1

That reminds me. Guess who showed up on the new season of Community as a teacher?

Mike from Breaking Bad.


40 posted on 01/07/2014 6:14:33 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: secret garden; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

And did anyone catch Downton Abbey?

Why is it Mrs Crowley can bring a total stranger into her house for rehabilitation, but she can’t hire her dad son’s butler till he finds another position?

And didn’t the plot of season one revolve around the fact that Mary, as a woman, can’t inherit Downton. Now it turns out with a handwritten letter from her dead husband that she can?


41 posted on 01/07/2014 6:16:58 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

He’s got a great voice.


42 posted on 01/07/2014 6:17:14 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: xsmommy

When you say getting, you mean yarn and needles, right ;)


43 posted on 01/07/2014 6:19:24 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

She got fired? That’s hardly progressive of Kaiser Bill.


44 posted on 01/07/2014 6:25:25 AM PST by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: hobbes1

Yes, and that demeanor.


45 posted on 01/07/2014 6:30:37 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

I’d be in the Principals ofc. In about 10 seconds, and none of them want to see me lol...

The only ones that don’t know me ....YET...are in the High School, and that’s because #1 son is a standout citizen.

I’ve physically threatened one dean of discipline, in a meeting bc he seemed to misunderstand the difference between battery and self defense, so I offered to demonstrate it (you’d have loved that, the door was open, and I was halfway across the table...and the entire ofc staff heard it, and it caused the Principal to come sprinting into the room) and another at the district level, with a lawsuit, by offering to take the parental handcuffs off number one son, bc some little jag-off was verbally abusing him for a year.

That crap in the schools, is one area where I brook no crap, there are many places where you can let stuff slide...that ain’t one of them,

(#1 is 6’3”, lifts daily, plays lacrosse,football and baseball, and is well trained in the violent elimination of an opponent)

Not letting kids pee,,,what in the world have we become?

And Chicago? They don’t have bigger issues?

This is in the Zero Tolerance vein ( which is how I wound up with the Dean of Discipline)

Sorry for the rant. The petty School District bureaucrat stuff rattles my cage.,,lol


46 posted on 01/07/2014 6:36:39 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: SoothingDave

Yes, it was evident in Beverly Hill Cop, but as he aged, it all came together.


47 posted on 01/07/2014 6:37:33 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: NeoCaveman

Immediately. He’s a commie, but not stoopid. He knows he’s going to have press problems, since every one covering him, is in his tax the rich gun sights, so she was expendable. And as I said, demonstrably stupid.

8 million people in the city, and thats the one she picks?


48 posted on 01/07/2014 6:39:52 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: SoothingDave

From the sucking Obamacare vortex
There is no protection, no Gore-tex
It has pulled ratings down
Making liberals frown
And question O’s cerebral cortex


49 posted on 01/07/2014 6:50:44 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree ( July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: Diogenesis

OMG — those graphics are chilling. Why is nobody doing anything about this? Is the whole government fraudulent?


50 posted on 01/07/2014 6:57:32 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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