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Word for the Day, Monday, June 23, 2014-- jettison
6/23/14 | xs

Posted on 06/23/2014 5:06:08 AM PDT by xsmommy

Word For The Day, Monday, 6/23/14

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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".

JETTISON; verb (used with object) 1. to cast (goods) overboard in order to lighten a vessel or aircraft or to improve its stability in an emergency. 2. to throw off (something) as an obstacle or burden; discard. 3. Cards. to discard (an unwanted card or cards). noun 4. the act of casting goods from a vessel or aircraft to lighten or stabilize it. 5. jetsam.

Etymology: 1375–1425; late Middle English jetteson < Anglo-French; Old French getaison ≪ Latin jactātiōn- (stem of jactātiō ) jactation

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.

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Good Morning Class. Welcome to School!

Here is my example with WFTD.

Liz Warren refuses to jettison her presidential aspirations for 2016.

No pushing at the door please!

1 posted on 06/23/2014 5:06:08 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden; VRWCmember; SoothingDave; rarestia; Texan5; NicknamedBob; TruthShallSetYouFree; ...

good morning.


2 posted on 06/23/2014 5:06:59 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

i know a few people i;d like to jettison...mostly democrats


3 posted on 06/23/2014 5:09:16 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: xsmommy
We can jettison Thad Cochran tomorrow.

Will the Dems jettison Charlie Rangel tomorrow?

Maybe for tomorrow you can choose "gobsmacked" for WFTD..as in "Haley Barbour was gobsmacked by the Mississippi run-off results.."

4 posted on 06/23/2014 5:10:00 AM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: camle

yep, throw them all overboard. A+++


5 posted on 06/23/2014 5:11:25 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

6 posted on 06/23/2014 5:11:37 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: ken5050

hard to get my hopes up, but guess we will see what happens tomorrow! A+++


7 posted on 06/23/2014 5:12:25 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

How I wish it was possible to jettison the Kenyan.


8 posted on 06/23/2014 5:13:00 AM PDT by Marathoner (What are we waiting for? Where are the Articles of Impeachment?)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

perfect! and I am sure you beat a lot of people to the punch with that, good for you! A+++


9 posted on 06/23/2014 5:13:01 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Marathoner

you and me both, it would be the best feeling in all the world if it could be done. A+++


10 posted on 06/23/2014 5:13:46 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

After my second-oldest finished in the Air Force working on C-5’s, he had to jettison to get home ...


11 posted on 06/23/2014 5:23:12 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: Jack Hydrazine
You woulda figgered we woulda had the Jettison Tube by now...


12 posted on 06/23/2014 5:24:47 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Fightin Whitey

Elon Musk proposed it at least!


13 posted on 06/23/2014 5:29:57 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

A+++


14 posted on 06/23/2014 5:30:05 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Fightin Whitey

A+++ love the jetsons theme going on here.


15 posted on 06/23/2014 5:30:28 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

She said “jactation.”


16 posted on 06/23/2014 5:38:12 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

RME


17 posted on 06/23/2014 5:53:17 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Elon Musk proposed it

George Medhurst too. In 1812.

18 posted on 06/23/2014 6:00:33 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: SoothingDave
read some excerpts, looks good.
19 posted on 06/23/2014 6:09:17 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

My twins have turned 18 and they graduated high school, I just want all connection to the ex wife gone, but she is such a nasty witch, I have yet to jettison that jetsom.


20 posted on 06/23/2014 6:09:27 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I miss you, dad.)
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To: xsmommy

Obama is trying to jettison
The protections afforded by Madison
“Constitution be damned
Pen and phone use, as planned”
Impeachment, conviction, then garrison


21 posted on 06/23/2014 6:10:47 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Jay Carney: The (Benghazi) emails weren't about Benghazi.)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

congrats! does she still torture you? A+++


22 posted on 06/23/2014 6:20:17 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

EXCELLENT!!! A+++++


23 posted on 06/23/2014 6:20:38 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree; SoothingDave
of interest to pedants, and Truthy!
24 posted on 06/23/2014 6:32:34 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave
and, in fact, Bryan Garner addresses you by name:

Or if you’re a sesquipedalian pedant, accuse your interlocutor of petitio principii. And don’t beg anyone’s pardon.

25 posted on 06/23/2014 6:36:28 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Someone just used it incorrectly on the funny pages the other day. How apt.


26 posted on 06/23/2014 6:38:00 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

I am not 150!


27 posted on 06/23/2014 6:39:25 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

sesquijackassian is more apt for you.


28 posted on 06/23/2014 6:43:27 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I jettisoned about ten pounds of paper, searching for a pattern this weekend. I finally found it, after going over the same area four times.


29 posted on 06/23/2014 6:47:52 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy
I wouldn't mind if they jettisoned John Boehner but it is looking less likely.
30 posted on 06/23/2014 6:48:13 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

Now he can get a job at Spacely Sprockets.


31 posted on 06/23/2014 6:49:19 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

I have his book!


32 posted on 06/23/2014 6:51:59 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

She tries. For the most part, I ignore her.


33 posted on 06/23/2014 7:05:29 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I miss you, dad.)
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To: xsmommy
Interesting that now a dem is seeing how immigration can overburden a city, even though he is getting money to help . Texas isn't getting "relocation funds" - but we are being over run for the very same reasons this Mass Dem lists. Fauxahontis has been alerted so I wonder how she will spin this
34 posted on 06/23/2014 7:07:25 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: Travis T. OJustice

Hate to tell you this but you will never be disconnected - your children will always connect you and grandchildren will make that even worse.


35 posted on 06/23/2014 7:15:26 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: secret garden

A+++ I do stuff like that all the time.


36 posted on 06/23/2014 7:25:18 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

really? even after Cantor’s defeat? A+++


37 posted on 06/23/2014 7:25:52 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

I’ve taken many of his writing seminars for work, and have some of his books. He is very entertaining.


38 posted on 06/23/2014 7:27:02 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

they are collapsing the system.


39 posted on 06/23/2014 7:29:01 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
and this one cannot seem to grasp she cannot pass herself off as one of the LITTLE PEOPLE. no matter how hard she tries.
40 posted on 06/23/2014 7:33:43 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
really? even after Cantor’s defeat? A+++

More like because of the Cantor defeat. You knock out the #2, the #1 consolidates power.

41 posted on 06/23/2014 7:37:17 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

Despite a message that wishy washy won’t fly? did they get that message?


42 posted on 06/23/2014 7:41:07 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

we celebrated our 29th wedding anniversary yesterday, by going to dinner. xsteen and the affianced hosted her sibs for dinner, it was cute.


43 posted on 06/23/2014 7:42:20 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
did they get that message?

Do they ever? in the DC bubble? LOL.

On the bright side McCarthy is making some conservative noises abut killing the ExIm Bank.

44 posted on 06/23/2014 7:43:46 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

saw that.


45 posted on 06/23/2014 7:44:41 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Lose stuff or tear the house apart looking for it only to find it where you’ve overlooked it several times? I felt such relief when it was found. I had halfway made a sweater for my daughter, then put it aside and now she’s a couple of years older and another size so I ripped it all out yesterday while watching soccer and have started a new one.


46 posted on 06/23/2014 7:52:53 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

both.


47 posted on 06/23/2014 7:53:57 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
Drew Doughty has not jettisoned his beard yet. Babe alert.
48 posted on 06/23/2014 7:57:17 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

Oops, I don’t know how to crop twitter shots. I would have cut the other guy out completely and just had Drew’s smile.


49 posted on 06/23/2014 7:59:55 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

It is time to jettison the gov’t in DC and re-establish the Republic given to us by the Founders.


50 posted on 06/23/2014 8:05:21 AM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders)
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