Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Tuesday May 20, 2014
Posted on 05/20/2014 4:09:21 AM PDT by SoothingDave
Word For The Day, Tuesday May 20, 2014
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".
a fabulous creature resembling a griffin but having the body and hind parts of a horse.
[ 164555; earlier hippogryph, Latinized < Italian ippogrifo. See hippo-, griffin1 ]
la oruga [ohr-OO-gah]
Hay una oruga en esa hoja.
Theres a caterpillar on that leaf.
Do not confuse today’s word with that other mythical creature, half elephant, half rhinoceros: the elephino.
Now, set your (Fast)Wayback machines to 1983 and kick out the jams:
Democrats were quick to bring up the age of republican candidates Ronald Reagan, Bob Dole, and John McCain, but any mention of Hillary’s age is strictly prohibited. Bunch of hippogriffs!
Hola. Buenos dias.
Una oruga azure.
Yeah, that’s what I meant. Or is it verde?
That is one of those shades that caused fistfights in my family growing up. Well, not fistfights, but heated disagreements.
you mean bluish-greenish. or teal.
Obama came riding in on his hippogriff to save America, but it was only a horse’s ass.
Yes, we would have arguments about whether blue-green items were blue or green. Good times.
The drugs just wore off.
Isn’t irony ironic?
Police are looking for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man from McKeesport. Allegheny County homicide detectives say the victim, Tezjuan Taylor, of McKeesport, was hit with a shotgun blast near Rays Double Barrel Bar around 1:30 a.m.
like a free ride when you’ve already paid. ; )
did i tell you what we are doing for placecard holders for the wedding? xsteen wanted, and they found a place that does them, a puck with a cut in it to put the card in which will have the guest’s name and table number on it. The puck will be custom designed with their initials, the flyers and caps logos and at the bottom it will say official wedding puck, the date and the location.
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