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  • All About God.

    February 20, 2018

  • "the cause of problems which are immanent to today's global capitalism is projected onto an external intruder. Anti-immigrant racism and sexism is not dangerous because it lies; it is at its most dangerous when its lie is presented in the form of a (partial) factual truth."

    February 20, 2018

  • When Ernest and Herr Doktor Otto

    Get talking and drinking till blotto

    They grow rather foggy

    On strictest chronology

    And vague ‘bout the meaning of glotto.

    Find out more about Ernest Bafflewit

    February 20, 2018

  • Come on, share the pies.

    February 20, 2018

  • once a jolly bilby

    camped by a billabong

    under the shade of a coolabah tree

    and he sang as he snipped his leg-rope and hopped away free

    you'll come a-waltzing matilda with me

    February 20, 2018

  • Hmmm.

    February 20, 2018

  • Oh, my.

    February 20, 2018

  • I found a vintage stamp from India with NINE PIES inked across the stamp. Now I understand what it meant.

    pies: A former monetary unit of India and Pakistan, equal to one-twelfth of an anna.

    February 20, 2018

  • NZ, Australian

    1(in surfing) a rope attached to a surfboard and tied to the surfer's ankle to prevent the board being washed away by the surf.

    In order to relocate a pesky, trespassing bilby, a leg-rope expert was hired.

    February 20, 2018

  • Tell you what I'll give you two staves for the price of one...that's this week's bogoffer!

    *chortlechortlechortle*

    February 20, 2018

  • It's well known bog-laden areas are more conducive to shamanic energy bring a stave with your bogshoes boys

    February 20, 2018

  • As compasses tell us direction

    So Donald consults his erection,

    And where it is pointed

    A new love’s anointed.

    His lodestar is lust, not affection.

    February 19, 2018

  • Since today is Presidents Day I thought our maximum leader deserved more celebration. Besides, I had some rhymes left over.

    See comments at lodestar.

    February 19, 2018

  • The Donald mistakes a connection

    Twixt talent and his strange election,

    Thus fools will construe

    Good luck as their due

    In absence of all intellection.

    February 19, 2018

  • The 512th power of a number.

    February 19, 2018

  • The 256th power of a number.

    February 19, 2018

  • The 128th power of a number.

    February 19, 2018

  • The 64th power of a number.

    February 19, 2018

  • The 32nd power of a number.

    February 19, 2018

  • Definition: (googology) One septenquadragintyllion is a googologism equal to 10^562,949,953,421,312.

    February 19, 2018

  • Emoji phrase for 'die laughing' - hyperbolically speaking.

    February 19, 2018

  • Too many o's.

    February 19, 2018

  • *agrees this is a good question, appropriately*

    February 19, 2018

  • 4 rotations in an acrobatic sport.  1 turn more than a 1080

    February 18, 2018

  • snowboarding references at chicken salad

    February 18, 2018

  • And while there were plenty of henotheist pagans (that is, people who worshiped one god while not denying the validity of others), Christianity went far beyond henotheism’s hesitant claim upon ultimate truth. It was an exclusivist faith that foreclosed — was designed to foreclose — devotion to all other deities.
    Tom Bissell, Why Did Christianity Prevail?, N.Y. Times Book Review, Feb. 18, 2018 (print title: When Pagans Became Christians)

    February 18, 2018

  • And while there were plenty of henotheist pagans (that is, people who worshiped one god while not denying the validity of others), Christianity went far beyond henotheism’s hesitant claim upon ultimate truth. It was an exclusivist faith that foreclosed — was designed to foreclose — devotion to all other deities.
    Tom Bissell, Why Did Christianity Prevail?, N.Y. Times Book Review, Feb. 18, 2018 (print title: When Pagans Became Christians)

    February 18, 2018

  • Greetings, deepakyadvmc.

    February 18, 2018

  • Ludmila would scorn a lone bangle,

    Preferring her bracelets to jangle,

    And thinks it right cheering

    That each dangling earring

    Should serve as a tinkling fandangle.

    February 18, 2018

  • hello

    February 18, 2018

  • (noun) - A moocher. Many city people visit their backwoods cousins only when strawberries are ripe to get enough free berries for a year's supply of jam. Ozarks. --Vance Randolph's and George Wilson's Down in the Holler, 1953

    February 18, 2018

  • (noun) - Peasant, shepherd. --Herbert Coleridge's Dictionary of the First, or Oldest Words in the English Language, 1863

    February 18, 2018

  • (verb) - (1) To calculate, reckon. --Walter Skeat's Student's Pastime, 1896 (2) Shortened from calcule. --Sir James Murray's New English Dictionary, 1893 (3) He began to calke how the sonne was in Gemini. --Stephen Hawes' Pastime of Pleasure, 1509

    February 18, 2018

  • https://www.bonappetit.com/story/cromlet-chickpea-omelet

    I just got home from staring at a screen all day, and I want to do something nice for myself (like cook a nourishing meal). But it’s 7:30 p.m., and simple is the only word my brain can process. This is the moment when I make what I call a cromlet. Imagine the love child of a crepe and an omelet. It’s a riff on the traditional chickpea-flour pancake known as socca, popular in Nice, France. Chickpea flour is a little nutty, packed with plant protein, and makes killer pancakes.

    February 18, 2018

  • added to the big list of words for ice and snow.

    February 17, 2018

  • From the examples listed here '...and the light drizzle at home turns to the sleet-snow hybrid known locally as “snoosh.” '


    February 17, 2018

  • NASA, Spacestation term for Latching End Effector

    "The first task for spacewalkers Mark Vande Hei and Norishige Kanai is to move a Latching End Effector (LEE), or hand, for the Canadian-built robotic arm, Canadarm2, from a payload attachment on the station’s Mobile Base System rail car to the Quest airlock. " - NASA Johnson YouTube video 'U.S. Spacewalk 48 Animation'

    February 17, 2018

  • A teen in the morning is indolent;

    The nocturnal beast’s still somnolent.

    The breakfast convention

    Will hang in suspension

    While hunger with sleep’s equipollent.

    February 17, 2018

  • Ingstad and Whyte noted this gap in their pioneering edited collection Disability and Culture (1995) 20 years ago; Kasnitz and Shuttleworth made the same point a few years later (2001a, b); and, according to Rapp and Ginsburg (2012; Ginsburg and Rapp 2013), the lacuna still remains.

    February 17, 2018

  • Despite the proliferation of disability studies (DS) in the USA and Britain over the last three decades, anthropology—for a discipline committed to understanding alterity, has contributed surprisingly little to the study of disability.

    February 17, 2018

  • Hence Petty

    February 17, 2018

  • What exactly is an appropriate manner?

    February 17, 2018

  • That's a bit harsh. Successful poly relationships exist.

    February 17, 2018

  • I am iOS developer.

    February 17, 2018

  • very nice

    February 17, 2018

  • I will continue to be a mononormative bigot until I die. "Open relationships" are evil.

    February 17, 2018

  • you only live once but living once means living many times as a series of similar but technically different people who know each other but only in one direction and who can help each other but only in the other direction

    February 17, 2018

  • Definition: Verb. To have sex with a prostitute.

    Origin: French.

    February 17, 2018

  • aechmea

    February 17, 2018

  • This is an ugly word with an unpleasant mouthfeel.

    February 17, 2018

  • Afrofuturism is a cultural aesthetic, philosophy of science, and philosophy of history that combines elements of science fiction, historical fiction, fantasy, Afrocentrism, and magic realism with non-Western cosmologies in order to critique not only the present-day dilemmas of black people, but also to revise, interrogate, and re-examine the historical events of the past. First coined by Mark Dery in 1993, and explored in the late 1990s through conversations led by scholar Alondra Nelson,1 Afrofuturism addresses themes and concerns of the African diaspora through a technoculture and science fiction lens, encompassing a range of media and artists with a shared interest in envisioning black futures that stem from Afrodiasporic experiences.2 Seminal Afrofuturistic works include the novels of Samuel R. Delany and Octavia Butler; the canvases of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Angelbert Metoyer, and the photography of Renée Cox; the explicitly extraterrestrial mythoi of Parliament-Funkadelic, the Jonzun Crew, Warp 9, Deltron 3030, and Sun Ra; and the Marvel Comics superhero Black Panther.
    Wikipedia (visited Feb. 16, 2018)

    February 16, 2018

  • https://www.vox.com/conversations/2017/2/23/14684236/monogamy-valentines-day-polyamory-marriage-love

    There is still a taboo around open relationships in our culture. People who openly practice nonmonogamy, if not quite ostracized, are certainly stereotyped.

    This is part of the reason Carrie Jenkins, a philosophy professor at the University of British Columbia, has become a reluctant defender of polyamory. Jenkins, whose new book is called What Love Is: And What It Could Be, says our concept of romantic love is too narrow, too exclusive, too “mononormative.”

    February 16, 2018

  • As all of God’s creatures must defecate

    Let no one the humble bug deprecate.

    Let praises be sung

    Of beetles (type dung)

    Whose appetites droppings delectate.

    February 16, 2018

  • the Opportunity Mars rover... still going .

    February 16, 2018

  • Hottest baseball team yet.

    February 15, 2018

  • Hairy-backed ticklish yuppies.

    February 15, 2018

  • How beastly, touting Yankees!

    February 15, 2018

  • How 'bout them Yankees?

    February 15, 2018

  • Hunch beneath transgression’s yoke!

    February 15, 2018

  • Have best 'terpretation yet

    February 15, 2018

  • Or her.

    February 15, 2018

  • *bows to the master*

    February 15, 2018

  • A Finn, if you press him, resists you;

    Compliance is always at issue.

    Despite your appeals

    He digs in his heels

    To show he has true Finnish sisu.

    February 15, 2018

  • Well done, bilby.

    February 15, 2018

  • Hello, random word.

    February 15, 2018

  • Scots: wan, sickly, pale.

    February 15, 2018

  • Begoorrah I'l pronounce this as peart

    This bilby is not one to fear 't!

    If we dig in the dirt

    We find pert's not a cert

    So be brave and let the world hear 't!

    February 15, 2018

  • hold back tantalising yiffluns

    February 15, 2018

  • Heat bothers the yeti.

    February 15, 2018

  • hate beets , tomatoes yummy

    February 15, 2018

  • heavy berets tank yaks

    (also: y'all are wonderful)

    February 14, 2018

  • Hear Bernese teens yodeling.

    February 14, 2018

  • Pronunciation guidance for this word is varied but the best authorities recommend “pert,” a word for which “peart” seems to be a variant spelling.

    Wise counselors now will assert,

    Be never too forward or peart.

    What used to be charm

    Can now do you harm.

    It’s dangerous these days to flirt.

    February 14, 2018

  • Health benefits to yogurt.

    February 14, 2018

  • Hey beautiful, try yoga.

    February 14, 2018

  • Heroic bilby taming yobs.

    February 14, 2018

  • Haunted by turbulent youth.

    February 14, 2018

  • hello bye thank you

    February 14, 2018

  • How 'bout that yurt.

    February 14, 2018

  • Hot babes tempt you.

    February 14, 2018

  • mY Words

    February 14, 2018

  • pls

    February 14, 2018

  • have bilby text you

    February 14, 2018

  • Oh Wiktionary, you 'clean up' the definition by not putting maintenance tasks in to the definition.

    February 14, 2018

  • Spotted in the Guardian " Sarcelles has come to represent everything wrong with Paris’s banlieues to such an extent that there’s even a word – Sarcellitis – to describe the ennui created by modernist high-rises, concrete and social isolation."

    February 14, 2018

  • textspeak "happy birthday to you"

    February 14, 2018

  • Ok so who's off to the bog with me?

    February 14, 2018

  • These two examples appear to suggest some kind of carriage for infants.

    A grandmother with an American accent is chatting to a baby in a poussette.

    French Word-A-Day:

    Next, we pack our gummy starfish into the two-seated poussette.

    Adventures in Babysitting, Part 1

    February 14, 2018

  • "French snowshoe brand Morpho attracted our attention with its Lumio glow-in-the-dark snowshoes, and it held it in place with an advertisement for four-season snowshoes that step lightly across moorlands in the warmer months.

    Bog-shoeing is a popular pastime in Estonia, a key market for Morpho's four-season Trimoor. The polypropylene copolymer moor/snowshoe has a light, flexible binding designed to assist you in gliding across wet, spongy bog as easily as you do flat snowfields."

    - New Atlas, 8 Feb 2018, https://newatlas.com/ispo-2018-gallery/53279/?utm_source=Gizmag+Subscribers&utm_campaign=1021527be8-UA-2235360-4&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_65b67362bd-1021527be8-76695204

    February 13, 2018

  • I have read the list: https://wordnik.com/lists/confessions-of-an-art-addict

    February 13, 2018

  • That's ffs, no way am I a New Zullander.

    February 13, 2018

  • buahaha, thet's verily super

    February 13, 2018

  • I just read Peggy Guggenheim's Confessions of an Art Addict, which reminded me of De Quincey's Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, so forgive me if I get stuck in that vein (as it were).

    February 13, 2018

  • (Best to view surreptitiously.)

    February 13, 2018

  • Blatantly tampered vocab, shocking. 

    February 13, 2018

  • bitch that's vicious, shudduppayouface

    February 13, 2018

  • A limerick’s light and domestic.

    Though hobbled by feet anapestic

    It paces and sways

    In familiar ways

    That can be beguilingly gestic.

    February 13, 2018