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Word For The Day, Thursday, February 6, 2014 – neologize
dictionaries ad nauseam | 6 February 2014 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 02/06/2014 4:34:56 AM PST 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".

neologize \ nee-OL-uh-jahyz \ , verb
1. to make or use new words or create new meanings for existing words.
2. to devise or accept new religious doctrines.

Example sentences:
Scientists at Northwestern University, inspired by the faux pundit’s ability to neologize, created a set of nouns for “Colbertian,” which they could use to test the effects of bilingualism.
-- Amina Khan, “Bilingualism: Stephen Colbert's 'truthiness' inspires a language,” The Los Angeles Times, 2012

In the meanwhile, necessity obliges us to neologize.
-- Thomas Jefferson, “To John Waldo,” 1813, Jefferson: Political Writings , 1999

Etymology:
Neologize joins the Greek neo meaning "new" with a variant on –logy , a combining form derived from the Greek logos meaning "word, speech, discourse, reason." This verb entered English in the early 1800s.

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 02/06/2014 4:34:56 AM PST by secret garden
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To: secret garden; Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; MoochPooch; NeoCaveman; Conspiracy Guy; Laura Earl; ...

Rise and shine!


2 posted on 02/06/2014 4:36:45 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

morning.


3 posted on 02/06/2014 4:39:18 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

WFTD afficiandos are great neologizers!


4 posted on 02/06/2014 4:39:31 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: xsmommy
Good morning!
5 posted on 02/06/2014 4:47:39 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
It's a fun hobby.
6 posted on 02/06/2014 4:48:11 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

A for you.


7 posted on 02/06/2014 4:48:31 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

social media has totes prompted much neologizing ; )


8 posted on 02/06/2014 4:55:43 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: afraidfortherepublic; secret garden

My father was great at coming up with words I’d never heard before, just after he struck his thumb with a hammer.


9 posted on 02/06/2014 4:59:42 AM PST by NicknamedBob (My cleverness often has to be severely constrained in order to fit in a tagl)
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To: secret garden; SoothingDave; xsmommy; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; Texan5
I understand SD will neologize overdose, yet again, but I had to post this. Study: Fatal Car Crashes Involving Marijuana Have Tripled ...and that doesn't even take into account children and pets getting high from secondhand smoke.
10 posted on 02/06/2014 5:07:43 AM PST by tioga (Every knee shall bend, every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord.)
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To: secret garden

Our leadership enjoyed neologizing in our meetings, often leaving us confused as to what he was actually asking us to do.


11 posted on 02/06/2014 5:12:33 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: tioga

oh ti, baiting the stoners again LOL! ; )


12 posted on 02/06/2014 5:12:37 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I know. ;^)


13 posted on 02/06/2014 5:17:44 AM PST by tioga (Every knee shall bend, every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord.)
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To: xsmommy
finally, something useful for all this snow...
14 posted on 02/06/2014 5:22:55 AM PST by tioga (Every knee shall bend, every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord.)
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To: xsmommy

DUI is a crime.

Not the issue.


15 posted on 02/06/2014 5:26:49 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"yo)
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To: secret garden

Obama, whom liberals idolize
Has made many attempts to neologize
“You can keep” means “you can’t”
Despite his endless rant
Socialists don’t have to apologize


16 posted on 02/06/2014 5:27:38 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree ( July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. N<ov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: xsmommy

Totes Magoats. A for you.


17 posted on 02/06/2014 5:28:52 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: NicknamedBob
Good morning. Carpentry and profanity are like peas and carrots. At least they are in my garage.
18 posted on 02/06/2014 5:29:46 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

xsboy texted me yesterday afternoon to say afternoon classes were cancelled. a bit unusual for SU. he said he had trouble walking on the sidewalks to his first class in the AM. hope the weather is ok next weekend bc we will be making the trek.


19 posted on 02/06/2014 5:31:21 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: tioga
Is it because they are driving waaaaay tooooo sloooow? A+ for you.
20 posted on 02/06/2014 5:31:29 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: hobbes1

you are misdirecting your response as i didn’t post the link, you self-identifying stoner ; )


21 posted on 02/06/2014 5:32:18 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: rarestia

Like when they start speaking in acronyms and no one knows what they stand for? A for you.


22 posted on 02/06/2014 5:32:21 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I can hear Ali McGraw saying it, being a commie means you never have to say I’m sorry. A+ for you.


23 posted on 02/06/2014 5:34:32 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TheGrimReaper; RikaStrom
grimmy, your mensa candidate girl is at it again... ; )
24 posted on 02/06/2014 5:35:44 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

And you would know that how, exactly?


25 posted on 02/06/2014 5:37:04 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"yo)
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To: hobbes1

I’m going to answer you the way I answer my kids. Every time you point a finger at someone, you have four pointing back at you. How about those Islanders?


26 posted on 02/06/2014 5:42:07 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden


27 posted on 02/06/2014 5:49:30 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

I don’t know what it means but it sounds uncomfortable. A+ for you.


28 posted on 02/06/2014 6:02:01 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Islanders?

Ouch, meanie..lol...tuesdays game went well, but..sheesh.


29 posted on 02/06/2014 6:13:20 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"yo)
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To: hobbes1

i had zero problem with the win, but milbury, roenick et al extended RAGGING on ovie is so ridiculous. you do not hear those sort of diatribes against any other player. don cherry hates ovie too, and he will do it. whereas they can’t get FAR ENOUGH UP crosby’s behind.


30 posted on 02/06/2014 6:17:44 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: tioga

The article is vague on whether the person is presently stoned or only has traces in his system.

If I smoked a joint last week and crash today the pot had nothing to do with being impaired while driving.

Junk science.


31 posted on 02/06/2014 6:20:35 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Cherry doesn’t like anyone who isn’t Canadian.


32 posted on 02/06/2014 6:21:27 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

yeah i know that’s his problem. i have less issue with him than milbury, whom i can’t stand.


33 posted on 02/06/2014 6:25:57 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Milbury os a douche. Ruined the Franchise. Cut hi....vinegar and water comes out.


34 posted on 02/06/2014 6:38:00 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"yo)
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To: secret garden

I am in Fairview, TX, north of Dallas, supposedly escaping the northern chill of NJ. So, it is 18 degrees, with a light snow.


35 posted on 02/06/2014 6:44:59 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree ( July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. N<ov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: hobbes1

accusing ovie of skating in circles instead of coming hard, and his stats show more hits than the entire first line of the Islanders combined. we have criticized ovie in the past for being lazy, and in past years he has been. this year is not one of them. he has played great.


36 posted on 02/06/2014 6:48:07 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree; VRWCmember

oh bless yer frozen lil heart down there! Vast, did you crank up the bigD snow machine again?


37 posted on 02/06/2014 6:49:00 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

In the games I’ve watched, i agree..


38 posted on 02/06/2014 6:58:40 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"yo)
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To: hobbes1

I was just doing what my dad always did when he didn’t want to talk about something. How ‘bout those Astros? It’s a running joke in our house. I’m sorry if it sounded mean. Not my intention at all.


39 posted on 02/06/2014 7:02:30 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

It was the Eurotrash, no heart thing all over again. Pretty obvious how they feel about him, but the guy gets points so what can you do? It is snowing steadily here, tiny flakes but the roads are already covered. I’m surprised the phone isn’t ringing for early dismissal since it’s not going to warm up at all.


40 posted on 02/06/2014 7:04:32 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

but he does have heart, unlike Semin, who truly fit that stereotype much more.


41 posted on 02/06/2014 7:20:59 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Then he needs to demonstrate it and not just after he scores a goal. Remember the last Olympics? The Russian team looked bored to death. He and Sasha needed to be split up.


42 posted on 02/06/2014 7:57:38 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

What’s fun to do while it’s snowing? Gardening! I just spent the last hour in the solarium, pruning back all my plants that were falling all over each other and out of control. I have 4 cups of cuttings going to give other people and a trash can full of branches and leaves. My mother-in-law’s tongue was completely bent over and laying on top of the bromeliads. That cut-down is going to be an outdoor job. I tied it up for now but it’s as tall as me!


43 posted on 02/06/2014 8:05:04 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

No big deal, right Ti?


44 posted on 02/06/2014 8:25:55 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: SoothingDave; xsmommy; tioga

I’m trying to remember - do you support the smoking ban in buildings?


45 posted on 02/06/2014 8:30:16 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Wait a couple of days, it will be 75


46 posted on 02/06/2014 8:31:05 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: secret garden

I guess that is a plant. Is “mother-in-law’s tongue” one witb sharp leaves?


47 posted on 02/06/2014 8:31:15 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

What ban? Where?

I generally support freedom in private businesses.

I don’t have a problem with smoke free public places.


48 posted on 02/06/2014 8:35:07 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
Wait a couple of days, it will be 75.

In a few days, it feels like I will be 75.

49 posted on 02/06/2014 8:37:47 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree ( July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. N<ov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: SoothingDave

What ban? Do they allow smoking in malls, theaters, state and fed buildings in your area?


50 posted on 02/06/2014 8:40:00 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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