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Word For The Day, Wednesday, September 3, 2003
The Verbivores | 9/3/03 | Teacher

Posted on 09/03/2003 5:05:59 AM PDT by RikaStrom

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”. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the “word of the day”; in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Practice makes perfect.....post on....


opacity \O*pac"i*ty\, noun:
opacities; noun, plural
opacitly; adverb

1. The quality or state of being opaque.
2. Something opaque.
3. Obscurity; impenetrability.
4. Dullness of mind.

The opacity of the logic of Runaway Dems has truly baffled me, don't they realize they are acting more like children than the adults they purport to be?
--RikaStrom, WFTD Teacher

Etymology: [French opacité, from Old French, from Latin op cit s, from op cus, dark.]


TOPICS: Education; Humor; Poetry; Word For The Day
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Good Morning Students. Welcome to class!

Class is now in session. The rules are simple; you get a grade if you use the WFTD in a sentence, haiku, limerick, or quatrain. You get a "+" if you make a link, or make the teacher laugh, or you offer the appropriate bribes. I hold the grade book; the whip and chair.

Russia Tuesday successfully test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear weapon, Interfax quoted a senior navy official as saying.

I hope no one forgets that Russia is still a powerful nation in it's own right, and the opacity of information coming out of there should not go unmonitored.

Rattling sabers we do see
Sending missiles to the sea
Don't use logic opacity
They're not friends to me and thee.

Russia successfully test-fires intercontinental missile

1 posted on 09/03/2003 5:06:00 AM PDT by RikaStrom
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To: *Students; anniegetyourgun; DainBramage; Slip18; xsmommy; camle; CholeraJoe; theDentist; gas_dr; ...
Morning Gang
2 posted on 09/03/2003 5:06:13 AM PDT by RikaStrom
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To: Countyline; TruthShallSetYouFree; Robert A. Cook, PE; wingnuts'nbolts; SeaDragon; white rose; ...
Morning Gang
3 posted on 09/03/2003 5:06:27 AM PDT by RikaStrom
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To: RJayneJ; LonePalm; gwmoore; lds23; MeeknMing; Eala; Hegewisch Dupa; Constitution Day; christine; ...
Morning Gang
4 posted on 09/03/2003 5:06:41 AM PDT by RikaStrom
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To: Laura Earl; HairOfTheDog; Lunatic Fringe; Dan from Michigan; pankot; thegreatbeast; SCalGal; ...
Morning Gang
5 posted on 09/03/2003 5:06:52 AM PDT by RikaStrom
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To: RikaStrom
H1
6 posted on 09/03/2003 5:09:30 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Of course I like it here. I just may not like you.)
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To: Flurry
Morning for a little while!
7 posted on 09/03/2003 5:09:59 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Of course I like it here. I just may not like you.)
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To: RikaStrom
???
8 posted on 09/03/2003 5:14:40 AM PDT by camle
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To: Flurry; camle
What have you done with your fellow students??

Has Flurrette had her wedding yet?

Morning Camle.

9 posted on 09/03/2003 5:16:58 AM PDT by RikaStrom
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To: RikaStrom
yawn' mornin dearie...wet bar open yet?
10 posted on 09/03/2003 5:17:47 AM PDT by camle
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To: RikaStrom
3
11 posted on 09/03/2003 5:18:03 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (Life is like a jar of jalapenos, what you do today can burn your @$$ tomorrow.)
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To: RikaStrom
Yesterday, John Kerry (-Dullard, Mass) announced his candidacy for the White House with an Aircraft Carrier as a background, hoping it would dwarf the opacity of his otherwise dull campaign, and intellect. "Liveshot", as he is affectionately known to the Talk Radio crowd, believes that just appearing before a TV camera makes a politician look brighter than your average 15-watt bulb. In his case, this is true. Barely.
12 posted on 09/03/2003 5:18:20 AM PDT by theDentist (Liberals can sugarcoat sh** all they want. I'm not biting.)
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To: camle
The wetbar is always open in this classroom!
13 posted on 09/03/2003 5:23:24 AM PDT by RikaStrom
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To: dubyaismypresident
Morning Dubya!

ooof, interesting tagline! LOL
14 posted on 09/03/2003 5:23:53 AM PDT by RikaStrom
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To: RikaStrom
Ah yes!!!!


15 posted on 09/03/2003 5:24:37 AM PDT by camle
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To: theDentist
Oh dear.... well we'll have fun watching him, but he hasn't a chance in heck of winning.

A+

16 posted on 09/03/2003 5:24:41 AM PDT by RikaStrom
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To: RikaStrom
Thanks.

How are you this fine morning?

17 posted on 09/03/2003 5:24:52 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (Life is like a jar of jalapenos, what you do today can burn your @$$ tomorrow.)
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To: dubyaismypresident
Tagline advice.
18 posted on 09/03/2003 5:26:41 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Always eat vanilla ice cream after eating jalapenos, what you do today can save your @$$ tomorrow.)
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To: RikaStrom
First? Top Ten?

Ensign Poppin' Fresh? He's bread Jim.

What was that word again? My screen got all cloudy.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

19 posted on 09/03/2003 5:29:52 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: RikaStrom
Wedding is the 19th. I don't know where they are and I can't stay long.
20 posted on 09/03/2003 5:30:37 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Of course I like it here. I just may not like you.)
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To: RikaStrom
The Manchester Leader's infamous editorial has lead to more opacity than anything else. I think Mr. Gillespe needs to explain some things more clearly. And the newspaper should release the full transcript...pronto.
21 posted on 09/03/2003 5:30:51 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (Life is like a jar of jalapenos, what you do today can burn your @$$ tomorrow.)
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To: RikaStrom
Morning!

The dems say they're dropped in the grease
Their howling and complaining increase.
The opacity of their actions becomes plain
As Whitmire discovers he has a brain.
22 posted on 09/03/2003 5:31:20 AM PDT by Texan5
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To: RikaStrom
The Clintons are known for mendacity
Their verbiage couched in opacity
Though she says she won't run
Can we trust "tons of fun"
Or presume that her words lack veracity?
23 posted on 09/03/2003 5:31:33 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree
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To: RikaStrom
Koreans are looking to increase the opacity on their heads by means of reforestation. Quite a concept that. I realize that vast posted a thread with the same story yesterday, but i am up to my eyeballs at work and just wanted to get some homework handed in. : )
24 posted on 09/03/2003 5:44:12 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: dubyaismypresident
Well I was fun, until I realized I just scraped off the wrong sticker on my windshield. I thought I was getting the registration sticker, I ended up doing the car inspection sticker. Well, I know what I will be doing on my lunch break!
25 posted on 09/03/2003 5:44:47 AM PDT by RikaStrom
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To: RikaStrom
Ok gang, I am off to work, I may or may not see you at lunch depended on the car inspection thingy. (sigh)

Some days are blonder than others.

26 posted on 09/03/2003 5:46:52 AM PDT by RikaStrom
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To: RikaStrom
Good morning Miss Rika.
27 posted on 09/03/2003 6:02:32 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: xsmommy
Koreans are transplanting pubic hair on their HEADS? Eewwww.
28 posted on 09/03/2003 6:04:39 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: VRWCmember
oops, guess i had that backwards.... : )
29 posted on 09/03/2003 6:05:35 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: All
morning everyone. :) Lydia took 45 minutes last night to put herself to sleep and slept for about an hour and a half before coming to our bed as usual. Then she woke me up at 8:30 this morning. grrr owell... i make up the sleep at THE BEACH this weekend. (mmmm beach.. drool)
30 posted on 09/03/2003 6:15:28 AM PDT by honeygrl
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To: RikaStrom
Ghost writer employer Hillary Clinton's opacity was undermined recently by her transparent revelation that her experience makes it possible for her to recognize the makings of a cover-up scheme. (In reality, and unlike the deductive reasoning of a transplanted upstate junior senator, sensible New Yorkers didn't need an EPA statement in order to deduce that the opaque cloud blanketing their city after 9/11 probably contained some contaminants.)
31 posted on 09/03/2003 6:17:35 AM PDT by Fawnn (I think therefore I'm halfway there....)
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To: RikaStrom
Morning from the rainy zone!
32 posted on 09/03/2003 6:23:29 AM PDT by secret garden (giddy up)
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To: xsmommy; VRWCmember
In spite of what the article said, I just don't see how that hair would even look like it even belonged there. It just sounds sick and wrong...not to mention just silly.
33 posted on 09/03/2003 6:24:13 AM PDT by Texan5
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To: honeygrl
Glad you made progress with the little one last night. One step at a time..
34 posted on 09/03/2003 6:25:18 AM PDT by Texan5
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i'm uploading some pics for you girls today. the toddler fell asleep on his beanbag chair watching TV in bed last night and it was adorable. I may have some pics of the girl too.
35 posted on 09/03/2003 6:27:00 AM PDT by honeygrl
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To: RikaStrom
Opacity becomes transparent when you learn how to do this. Sure it's from much earlier this morning, on the old thread, but Flurry and xs would never tattle. Would they?
36 posted on 09/03/2003 6:28:11 AM PDT by secret garden (giddy up)
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To: Texan5
Everyone will look like Gabe Kaplan. Mr. Cahteer.
37 posted on 09/03/2003 6:31:04 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Of course I like it here. I just may not like you.)
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To: honeygrl
I look forward to seeing them-your kiddos are precious.
38 posted on 09/03/2003 6:31:28 AM PDT by Texan5
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To: Texan5
Everyone will look like Gabe Kaplan. Mr. Cahteer.
39 posted on 09/03/2003 6:31:35 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Of course I like it here. I just may not like you.)
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To: Flurry
Good analogy!
40 posted on 09/03/2003 6:33:52 AM PDT by Texan5
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To: Flurry
Or that Justin guy from American Idol.
41 posted on 09/03/2003 6:35:56 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: Texan5
I liked it so much I posted it twice.
42 posted on 09/03/2003 6:36:47 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Of course I like it here. I just may not like you.)
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To: VRWCmember
Ewwwwwwwwwwww
43 posted on 09/03/2003 6:37:08 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Of course I like it here. I just may not like you.)
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To: Texan5; xsmommy
Here's a transplant that didn't turn out so well:


44 posted on 09/03/2003 6:38:06 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: VRWCmember; Flurry
Or Bernie from Room 222.
45 posted on 09/03/2003 6:39:15 AM PDT by secret garden (giddy up)
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To: secret garden
Or Angela Davis.
46 posted on 09/03/2003 6:45:36 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Of course I like it here. I just may not like you.)
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To: RikaStrom
Hillary's goal to run for president this fall is shrouded in opacity. She is much too cheap to spend any money but will work to scuttle the other candidates then take the prize at the end.
47 posted on 09/03/2003 6:52:38 AM PDT by 1smallVoice (Clinton brought us Bush)
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To: RikaStrom
John's plan has no opacity
His strategy, what could it be?
He served in Vietnam
Echos like a drum.
Dems provide such frivolity.
48 posted on 09/03/2003 6:57:48 AM PDT by doubled (I ordered a new tagline from Bella_Bru, but it hasn't arrived yet.)
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To: Texan5; xsmommy; secret garden; Slip18; Gabz; Laura Earl
Well here goes ;) I hope no one minds me just posting them right to this thread.






(this one is the time I've mentioned before when the little girl fell asleep playing ont he floor)
49 posted on 09/03/2003 6:59:02 AM PDT by honeygrl
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To: honeygrl
They are just adorable!
50 posted on 09/03/2003 7:09:10 AM PDT by Texan5
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