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Greendragon commented on the word za
"za is also a mode of a pungent and personal sexual insult leading to physical aggression including shooting poisoned arrows among the !Kung people." Before the Dawn by Nicholas Wade.
April 13, 2012
Greendragon commented on the word coed
A female college student. Ed- a male college student.
April 11, 2012
Greendragon commented on the word Hunky punk
Non functional gargoyles
March 21, 2012
Greendragon commented on the word geoduck
A large featherless uni-ped. Flightless, they live underground.
March 17, 2012
Greendragon commented on the word bugeaters
No, wait, they were called (called themselves) bugeaters. And the mascot is called Herbie Husker. What the heck, it was 1890 and everybody was feeling good. No explanation for Herbie Husker.
March 14, 2012
Greendragon commented on the word bug eater
Early name for the Nebraska cornhuskers. Now they are represented by Herbie.
Greendragon commented on the user Greendragon
rejecting the old is: renounce
March 2, 2012
ignoratio elenchi " Logic, n. The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding." Ambrose Bierce-The Devil's Dictionary.
Greendragon commented on the list lost-for-word
I like buttered lollocks for mouse fuzz, existential risk management for measuring the old thing's usefulness, and lichen for rock lovers.
February 26, 2012
Greendragon commented on the word hypsoma
hypsoma The apex. "For the lion- constellation rules the Zenith, and in the Zodiac (Babylonian LU-MASU) is the house of the sun, and it is here that Venus -- the embodied Mother Goddess-- reaches it's Hypsoma in her synodic motion." The Sumerian Wonder by Badiny
February 14, 2012
Enthalpy is a measure of the total energy of a thermodynamic system. Wikipedia
January 17, 2012
Clove is the plant. Cloves are the spice.
January 12, 2012
Greendragon commented on the list king-in-uruk
Lest we forget and suffer Enkidu's fate: Enanna, Ereshkigal; Hail Bebil-Sheri. Ea rules.
December 21, 2011
Mannaz A rune. Mankind. Man, woman.
December 17, 2011
Greendragon commented on the word vinter
vinter A winemaker. A cold time of year
Greendragon commented on the word ruzuzu
Ruzuzu you have been hiding under your pretty cloak of two letter words for too long now. There are words of three and more words in the forest. Scuffle the leaves and they will flit, skittering away, farting vowels with their tails in the air.
November 25, 2011
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ruzuzu commented on the user Greendragon
Nice! The lower-case version, enthalpy, has been listed a few times.
Thanks! Of course, I'll note that according to David Lynch's Dune, "The worm is the spice. The spice... is... the worm."
sparrows commented on the user Greendragon
Regarding cloves: the succulent senecio rowleyanus, or "string of pearls", has a bloom that smells distinctly of cloves.