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super-logos commented on the list ideas-for-names-for-logos
Thanks for the input!
August 29, 2008
super-logos commented on the user lampbane
Thanks for the additions, lampbane.
super-logos commented on the word geodesic
as in geodesic dome
super-logos commented on the list literary-works-embracing-mythic-america
"Leaves of Grass," by Walt Whitman
super-logos commented on the user chained_bear
Sorry about that, c_b. I have created my own 2 lists about mythical literary works and mythical music/composers with an Americam theme. Please feel free to add.
super-logos commented on the list mythic-america
And don't forget the following by Aaron Copland, a Jewish kid who became an American myth by epitomizingWASP Americana in terms of his musical oeuvre:
Billy the Kid
Fanfare For The Common Man
Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson
and much more.
No list of American mythology is complete without this man and his story.
super-logos commented on the word ubication
August 28, 2008
super-logos commented on the word pussify
and what about pussywhipped?
super-logos commented on the user seanahan
nice comments re "gaytarded." When we hold a word up to the light, it can lose its frightful character or perhaps provoke new, meaningful insights. A word is just a grouping of letters and has no power beyond what we assign to it. This is one of the underpinnings of semantics. I am with you.
super-logos commented on the word parking goddess
I can just see all those dressed-up Saturday afternoon ladies jockeying for parking spaces, close to the store entrance, at those Chevy Chase shopping districts. God forbid they should have to walk a few feet! **slipping on my mall walking tennis shoes**
super-logos commented on the word nun chuck
How much habit could a nun chuck chuck if a nun chuck could chuck habit?
super-logos commented on the word rube goldberg
a plan that is complicated and not practical.
super-logos commented on the word mu mu land
1991--KLF, The Justified Ancients, with Tammy Wynette belting out the words, along with some hard-pounding dance music. At full blast, it is stentorian. We're all bound for mu mu land !
August 27, 2008
super-logos commented on the word cape horn voice
A great cape, for us, can't be expressed in longitude or latitude alone. A great cape has a soul, with very soft, very violent shadows and colours. A soul as smooth as a child's, as hard as a criminals's. And that is why we go.
From the book, The Long Way, by Bernard Moitessier.
Exactly how quiet? :-)
super-logos commented on the word short sellers
Traders who bet against a stock. One borrows a stock one does not own, sells it, then buys it back at a lower price, pocketing the difference. A naked short seller is someone who just sells the stock. It was thought this year that there were naked short sellers causing the stocks of banks & brokerages to decline via short selling, so a rule was promulgated to deter the practice of naked shorting.
super-logos commented on the word cathect
maybe with the help of a flying squirl?
super-logos commented on the word lamb 's ears
super-logos commented on the word spizzerinctum
any relation to sphincterizzer?
super-logos commented on the word squirl
The visuals of this just crack me up!
According to the Urban Dictionary, a flying squirl occurs when a male spreads his scrotum, and jumps off an object in the house and onto his partner. Also, a website for collectibles.
super-logos commented on the word poopie
What doggies do-ie in the yard-ie.
super-logos commented on the word adverse possession
The elements: continuous, hostile, open, actual, notorious, and exclusive.
super-logos commented on the word desquop
How can this be intransitive? :-)
super-logos commented on the word whoopie cushion
See fart machine.
If a plant could be a little, fuzzy, cuddly critter, this would be it.
super-logos commented on the word Österreich
Austria (Eastern kingdom)
super-logos commented on the word fart machine
One of those gadgets that imitates gaseous explosions?
super-logos commented on the word friable
friable soil is soil that is good to work with.
super-logos commented on the word bowel resection
You'll Miss My Ass When I'm Gone
August 26, 2008
Baby I'm A-Leavin (cause I can't take your crap no' mo')
It's In The Bag, Baby!
Baby, We've Got It All Sewn Up!
super-logos commented on the word demesne
And in South Carolina, the Register of Deeds is known as Register Mesne Conveyance. A nice archaic throwback one might expect from one of the 13 original colonies !! **lifting a glass of gin and tonic while enjoying boiled shrimp on the piazza overlooking Charleston Harbor, where, as every good South Carolinian knows, the Atlantic Ocean begins, being formed by the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers.**
super-logos commented on the word clark rockefeller
Who is this dude anyway?
super-logos commented on the word the pattern
I always think it is a good idea to set forth the standards expected of everyone when he or she enters this site. Let it be known that the tone is high and civil. People do need to adjust because the web is still in Wild, Wild West mode. Some sites foment; others are dead; still others are quite stiff and formal. Ideas by their nature are in flux and can be powerful. Words are like that, too. What should be stressed here is that not only what you say but how you say it counts for a lot. **as I have learned**
super-logos commented on the user super-logos
Michelle Obama for President! **sorry...just had to throw that in..I was so impressed with her speech last night**
super-logos commented on the list well-known-places-youve-never-heard-of
We need a list for well-known places no one has visited but wished he or she could, just to see what's going on there in order to appease his or her curiosity. Like Timbuktu. I would love to go there. It is a remote place (though not to the people from that area) and a place of ancient learning.
super-logos commented on the word constantinople
In 1453 the Ottoman Empire took over.
super-logos commented on the word brevard, north carolina
A lovely place in the southern Appalachians, over the border from South Carolina, with a music college that provides wonderful concerts year-round. Brevard is a regional draw. There is a gift shop downtown called the White Squirrel, a reference to the aforementioned squirrels. It is a gateway to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville NC, and camping/hiking opportunities.
super-logos commented on the word dialectical materialism
super-logos commented on the word assumption (of the virgin mary)
August 23, 2008
super-logos commented on the word terpsichorean
I am with chained-bear. I have never liked the sound of this word. It lacks coloratura.
super-logos commented on the word transubstantiation
cf. consubtantiation in the Lutheran and Anglican/Episcopal religions, and consider the Low Church vs. High Church leanings with respect to the topic.
super-logos commented on the word marmorealise
super-logos commented on the word shamela
Fielding's parody of Richardson's novel, Pamela.
August 22, 2008
super-logos commented on the word pamela
The first English novel?
To commemorate in a permanent manner. The word, memorialize, must have some connection, I would surmise.
super-logos commented on the word cucuriate
To crow like a cock.
super-logos commented on the word nudibranch
The word coloratura is apt for such beauty. . ..
super-logos commented on the word bill
Billy Bob, a lovable redneck name
super-logos commented on the word 42
quarante-deux in French
super-logos commented on the word tree-hugger
Thank God for tree-huggers. What I find interesting is that as we move towards becoming a paperless society, with more and more business being done and stored online, fewer trees will be hacked down. President Teddy Roosevelt and the Republicans were our first big environmentalists; too bad the Republicans are so anti-environment these days. Makes one wonder what "conservative" means if one is not for "conserving" trees.
super-logos commented on the word coloratura
I love it, too. It seems that it would have seeped into other usages or contexts by now.*sighing* I mean, don't you think the fall landscape in the mountains is full of coloratura? And I guess a naughty joke would be considered off-coloratura if it were particularly graphic (or colorful). I want to start a committee whose purpose is to get more mileage out of coloratura. Why limit it to singing/music?
super-logos commented on the word huntaways
I huntaways for my putaways:
Thereaways they are.
I pullaways the tuckaways,
and washaways those strayaways.
I packaways them thisaways and later on them thataways,
Being careful to divide up my throwaways
to givie to the churchie some timey today.
I've gotaways to goaways
before I sleepaways tonight.
In the nightaways, on my beddie, when I readaways,
I make surie I cuddlie with my favorite bookie,
that I readie and lookie.
It's got all the lovely wordies that I lovie, and them that I want to keepie and huggie,
right smack here-y in my heartie of hearties.
So there-y !
super-logos commented on the word yawl
Not to be confused with "ya'll," a southern expression. As in "Ya'll come over and see us sometime, OK?"
Thank you, I love a cool beverage in the heat of summer.
My apologies to all concerning the late unpleasantness I caused over this number. I appreciate all the nice sentiments. I love this site too much to ever leave it!
super-logos commented on the word 39
This is a great number ! It's in honor of everyone who has fibbed about his or her age. Among people over 45, this is probably the most prevalent age in America. :-)
super-logos commented on the user milosrdenstvi
Thank you, Milo.
super-logos commented on the user bilby
Thank you, bilby.
You guys win ! I am leaving the site. I may log on to increase my vocabulary. You folks are way too touchy and thin-skinned. I thought I had a 1st Amendment right to say what I believed but if you guys believe in rose-colored thinking and censoring, be my guest. I have never felt compelled to go along with something I thought was silly and ridiculous. After all we are strangers here. I am never offended by what a stranger thinks.
August 21, 2008
My new name will be, perhaps, "not_42."
And I will read and write what I please. And you do not have to read what I write, either, my friend. Your love affair with 42 is one of the stupider items on this site, thank you.
super-logos commented on the word sea holly
I tried to grow a sea holly in my garden here in SC but it died. I think it requires the sandy soil of the littorals. But it is a neat plant.
super-logos commented on the word ontia
Milo, and what about ontogeny recapitulating phylogeny? what does -eny mean?
super-logos commented on the word logof
There is a little town in South Carolina called Lugoff.
42 also refers to an incredibly stupid and overrated word (number? who knows--I am blinded, at this stage, by the brilliance of the contributors to this list who go on and on ad nauseam) on Wordie that is being perpetuated by folks who really do have better words, ideas, and thoughts to add. I could scream, from boredom, at "42." Better idea--I shall get Edvard Munch to do a visual depiction of myself screaming at 42.
super-logos commented on the word snargle
when you gargle and sneeze simultaneously.
Very nice names indeed! :-)
super-logos commented on the word orotone
Both are good names !
super-logos commented on the word failure pile in a sadness bowl
sounds like the name of a very sad piece of artwork by someone like Edvard Munch.
super-logos commented on the word occident
so is South America. Yet when a person takes Western Lit, I doubt there is much from South America in his book or in the pedagogy. The America Columbus discovered seems to be, in the minds most people here in the US, to be that land mass in North America.
super-logos commented on the word solicitor
In South Carolina, this is a title given to a District Attorney or an Assistant DA.
We say, "Western Literature," not, "Occidental Literature." Why?
Thank you, mollusque.
super-logos commented on the word dragoon
What about the Light Dragoons in the War of the Revolution in American history? Is a dragoon a group of troops? One could see coercion in that, or force, for sure.
super-logos commented on the word residuum
Milo, you are a scholar indeed! I appreciate your energy.
super-logos commented on the word stimthought
That Wordie, as a whole, is greater than the sum of its parts. There is a serendipitous synergy on this site that one can feel and revel in.
opposite of orient. I love this word. It comes from the Latin meaning to kill or to slay. In pre-Columbian thought, people believed a ship would drop off the edge of the world if it went beyond the horizon. One might really die or be slain if one fell off the edge of the earth! So going west will result in an occidental event. If I am wrong about this word, please correct me. Any other ideas?
super-logos commented on the word nettled
Vexed, irritated, disturbed. The plant, nettle, contains histamines. One would likely be annoyed if one brushed up against such a species. Genus Urtica. Urticaria is the name for hives.
super-logos commented on the word dentiloquy
and how about ventriloquy?
super-logos commented on the word unshriven
not having received pardon, absolution, and remission ?
super-logos commented on the word vulgar fraction
super-logos commented on the word fingerette
A fingerette a day,
Keeps the doctor away!
I think I can...I think I can... *huffing and puffing*
I do not know how to do it, c_b
I am asking my newly found friends on Wordie to help me find a new name. Any constructive ideas will be most welcome. Unkind suggestions will be dismissed as offal and served to Polynesian demonesses on a tiki platter.
August 20, 2008
super-logos commented on the word arrears
c-b, does this word chafe your ass?
super-logos commented on the word singularity
Does it also not have a flavor of being rare or strange or momentous ?
super-logos commented on the word really chafes my ass
c-b, are you a Charmin' bear? one- or two-ply? :-)
super-logos commented on the word alumni
Please use this word correctly! This is the male plural form. Alumnus is singular masculine, alumna feminine singular. Plural endings: alumni, masculine or mixed male and female, and alumnae, for female graduates. -us is masculine; -a is feminine; -i is masculine or mixed gender plural.
super-logos commented on the word wahini-hai
Instead of allowing teachers to carry guns in that Texas school, we should let this demoness loose to work her charms on the little rugrats or troublemakers who do not care a fig about education.
super-logos commented on the word cockchafer
Tank, you naughty boy!
super-logos commented on the word archerent
To me, an archerent is someone who acts mightily bad, possibly wickedly. In a grand way. The Vatican might have viewed Henry VIII as an "archerent" in light of his insistence upon a divorce from Catherine of Aragon, and the subsequent fall of the Church of Rome in England.
super-logos commented on the word bruit
Miss Clarissa Harlowe's reputation was besmirched by having it bruited about that she had an illegitimate child last June, allegedly fathered by that buckra down at the mill.
Lawd sakes, Miss Clarissa, what de world comin' to dese days?
super-logos commented on the word elision
I like the French pronunciation of this word.
super-logos commented on the word lady in the pulpit
any relation to jack-in-the-pulpit?
super-logos commented on the word nevermas
An event that never happens.
super-logos commented on the word fap fap fap
street slang for self-indulgence of the pelvic variety.
super-logos commented on the word growlery
A well-known drinkery down the street where all the disgruntled employees who did not get a raise go to gripe.
super-logos commented on the word sea turtle
Coastal friends on South Carolina beach dunes. Or would that be littoral friends?
super-logos commented on the word charleston green
a lovely paint color, with lots of black in it.
super-logos commented on the word adhocracy
super-logos commented on the word irenic
With the word, ire, in it, I would think it might mean conducive towards war or strife.
super-logos commented on the word waterway
from South Carolina, yes. I am going fishing next month down there, assuming no hurricanes, which can be a big assumption this time of year, but yes, the fishing is great, the seafood cooking even better. You should try shrimp & grits, an old Charleston recipe. In Charleston, recipes are referred to as "receipts." In fact the most famous (IMHO) cookbook in the world was published by the Junior League of Charleston in 1950. Called "Charleston Receipts," it is a delightful compilation of Lowbountry, South Carolina, treats for palate and tummy. It has lovely art work from masters now deceased and the style of the book is delightfully ancient and old-school. Whether you are a gourmet or a gourmand, you will be pleased. Reading the local patois spelled out in the book is a treat, too. I might add that the nice thing about Charlestonians is that their taste is not just in their mouths.
August 19, 2008
super-logos commented on the word pellucid
Yes, the word, perlucid, were there one, would never work. Thank God for ancestors who used prefixes and suffixes mellifluously.
super-logos commented on the word bouncylicious
is the compleat womyn.
super-logos commented on the word hillbillygoat boogie
This is shit-kickin', tobacco-chewin', butt-slappin', fingering-lickin', hound-dawgin', beer-drinkin', down-home, mean-ass, take-it-down-to-the-floor-and-never-come-back-up, boot-stompin' music. This is country decades before country was cool.
super-logos commented on the word spatilomancy
It's what a spittin' necromancer practices.
super-logos commented on the word cucumber
And don't forget that great English novel, Peregrine Pickle, by Tobias Smollett (1751).
super-logos commented on the word draculate-night-movie
This is very late at night. It is almost time-to-get-back-into-the-coffin late.
super-logos commented on the word ciggy butthole
sounds like the name of a third-tier local English band.
super-logos commented on the word i.e.
...but I would like permission to tout Charleston, South Carolina, the most beautiful city in America, where the Confederacy started. Charleston is the emotional capital of South Carolina.
On the East Coast we have the Intracoastal Waterway. It runs from Maine to Florida, I believe. Running along Charleston, SC, the most beautiful American city extant, it is a great place to troll and fish, and to crab and go oystering. People use it to avoid the rough seas of the Atlantic.
super-logos commented on the word littoral
super-logos commented on the word zaebos
Yes, the Blue Devils, but the dook-ies, too, when one is feeling pejorative.
super-logos commented on the word offal
That gal had a great pair of littorals. I could lick her littorals...literally...with my lingua.
P.S. This word has a most respectable Latin origin.
Now imagine vacationing at Myrtle Littoral. Or West Palm Littoral...licking all those littorals. Sand on the lingua .....yuck@@##!
And then there are the Duke University Dukes. Sometimes the folks at Chapel Hill will refer to the athletes at Duke as those "Dookies."
super-logos commented on the word evil
In church we pronounce it along the lines of "e vill."
super-logos commented on the word recalcitrant
The bears have been recalcitrant this summer.
super-logos commented on the word ægophony
perhaps with a touch of the Cape Horn voice or in a manner that is stentorian?
Don't dabble with Hell or evil lest you become tainted.
super-logos commented on the word masticate
super-logos commented on the word catshit
I recall certain folks who referred to a lady judge in my hometown in this manner: She is mean as catpiss.
super-logos commented on the word anhedonia
Seen in dysphoric or depressed people. A pervasive loss of interest in pleasurable activities.
"The hedonist became anhedonic after suffering a stroke."
Dukes are sons of the king.
Counts don't count. They are a dime a dozen.
super-logos commented on the word chronophobiac
Fear of time?
August 18, 2008
super-logos commented on the word plaintiff
still used in American courts. "Claimant" is often seen in claims involving administrative law in the US.
super-logos commented on the word bloviate
Like bloated obfuscation that obviates everything in its path.
August 16, 2008
super-logos commented on the word jobberknowle
Can you be dim-witted without being heavy? Look at those celebrities on TV. Skinny and stupid.
super-logos commented on the word deprecate
I think deprecate means to affirmatively put someone or something down. It is not a bagatelle. I think one deprecates when one stands up in a crowd to denounce something or when one is in a public forum, such as a newspaper. It is an ongoing repudiation. To depreciate is to devalue or go down. A stock can depreciate in value.
super-logos commented on the word papa
Bear should go the lair and enjoy the friends hanging out there. There is a crest to protect, don't forget.
super-logos commented on the word escutcheon
Do the bears of McCutcheon
have an escutcheon?
Sadly, no, said Brown Bear,
who slinked into his lair
to devise a great crest for himself.
A salmon in the left corner,
A paw in the right,
Fur and teeth spread all over,
To reveal ominous might.
Posted on the door
For all to see,
The crest of Brown Bear
will make a burglar flee.
But little do they know
that inside his dens
A sweet bear holds court
With all his winter friends.
Turkeys and ducks and sweet
Write poetry, and dance,
while snows coat the roads.
'Tis a fine place, this House of Bear.
Crest or no crest, it's great to be there.
(this assumes a male bear)
a Cape Horn voice would be continentalstentorian.
super-logos commented on the word uxorious
I remember having to decline this word in Latin class as a child. Uxor means wife. And Latin does not suck! How can you be a wordie and not love Latin? People suck, not languages.
super-logos commented on the word thus
My tea is better than your grand instrument! *patting himself on his back with self-congratulatory smugness*
super-logos commented on the word eudaimonia
or does it relate to Greek tragedy? A good, noble man falls from a high state to a low state due to a tragic flaw. He gains self-knowledge and the audience is left with a feeling of tragic waste. We develop pity for him.
super-logos commented on the word mace
The Morning Star is another name for Mary, the Mother of Jesus Christ, I believe. It was invoked in litanies in procession, especially on May Day.
super-logos commented on the word recondite
I recall this as an SAT-prep word
The mace is a state symbol of South Carolina, carried in procession by the Lietenant Governor or his duly appointed minion.
super-logos commented on the word onager
Milo, this is good stuff !
super-logos commented on the word craic
Is "craic" legal ?
"Sic" is the Latin word for "thus." I think "thus" is pretentious. Now, if you will excuse me, I am going to have High Tea with the Archbishop of Canterbury.
How does this relate to anagnorisis ? The Temple of the Oracle at Delphi had two things written on it: Know Thyself and In All Matters Use Moderation, right?
I personally wish I could have met the Oracle of Delphi. I would have taken him to the mall, bought him a new cape and cap, and taken him out to lunch at Applebee's, all the while picking his brain for wise thoughts and juicy tidbits of wisdow. I would have asked, for example, what he saw in Britney Spears's future. Oh, and because he was blind, I would have gone by the optometrist's office at the mall and purchased a long overdue eye exam, and perhaps obtained a referral for ophthalmic surgery at a nice place like Duke University nearby so he would not have a long trip.
I prefer the term, viz., which is a Latin abbreviation for videlicet, as in, clearly, thusly, to wit, etc.
super-logos commented on the user skipvia
A myrtle is a nice plant. I like crepe myrtles. Their bark is lovely in winter. And then there is Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. I grew up with myrtles, and I knew women named Myrtle. To me, Myrtle is a solid old-fashioned name, and I am surprised we have not seen a resurgence in its popularity
super-logos commented on the word stentorian
Stentor: a Greek herald in the Trojan War. It is a solid, manly word indeed.
Milo, I enjoy your contributions. I am seeking a new name. I cannot be associated with Jesus as Logos. It was your posting that got me thinking along these lines. And no, I have not risen; I am still around.
super-logos commented on the word capuchon
But remember, a door is not a door when it is a jar... :-)
I am seeking a new name on Wordie.org. I am not comfortable being associated with the Second Person of the Trinity. I will put out an alert when this happens.
August 15, 2008
If a hat is a hat,
then is a Matt a mat?
is fat the same as P.H.A.T.?
is more a Moore?
is adore a door?
Disputatious Loquacious Logos
(who is seeking a new name)
Fried Popes? Henry VIII must be salivating in his grave.
super-logos commented on the word logos
I must change my name. I am not divine. I think it is improper to be associated with the second person in God. Will be considering a new name for myself here on wordie.org. Any ideas from my fellow wordies? What should I re-name myself?
I am so flattered....
super-logos commented on the word gharial
The look was gharial,
Might have been malarial,
For all I care-ial.
It was truly scare-ial.
super-logos commented on the word pentecontaglossal
What a lovely word as it moves trippingly over the tongue!
super-logos commented on the word boonie hat
Lovely Wordies one and all,
Fold arms stubbornly at the call.
I can't stand it, so I fixed it!
We love our Wordies, one and all.
And the word, cape?
super-logos commented on the word canterbury cap
Worn only by High-Church Anglicans and His Grace, The Archbishop. Do not put it on your dog's head while you play frisbee with him or her in the park.
super-logos commented on the word formication
The mathematician was charged by the judge with five counts of formication, and two counts of bad taste.
super-logos commented on the word crespinettes
Madame, will it be crespinettes or crepes suzettes today?
No, garcon, today I will enjoy a crepinette. Merci.
super-logos commented on the word wordocracy
And yet, being caring, sharing people, wordocrats will do their best to give of their time, energy , and, of course, words, hopefully kind in nature, to make the world a better place.
any connection to the Capuchins, a Catholic Order? The coffee drink known as cappuccino is related. Capuchins, I think, are also a type of monkey.
A sweet poem, it evokes pathos. Keep it nice and dry-cleaned, bear, it serves you well.
August 14, 2008
super-logos commented on the word sempiternal
Semper means "always." This is a word I have heard in Christian prayers.
Thank you, rolig.
super-logos commented on the word antediluvian
Thank you. I have a visual problem from time to time.
super-logos commented on the word redneck
The sun reddened the necks of Southerners who worked outdoors or in fields, and hence the name. These folks were not the professionals or the educated class or the plantation types. Being a redneck is really a state of mind. It refers to a person who does not speak proper English, whose world view is limited, and who may harbor a lot of prejudice against certain groups. Rednecks are, above all, ignorant. Today we still use the word in the South and it is still derogatory. What is interesting is that the term can be used for a white person who is a leader or head of something, and whose influence is among the lower middle classes. I think many state senators where I live are rednecks because of their political views. I could be mistaken. . .but I don't think so.
super-logos commented on the word kyrie
rolig, what a nice thought!
super-logos commented on the word vlog
There was a guy named Vlog
who had a dog,
who pooped in everyone's yard.
Vlog did not flog the dog,
but the dog did die
after drinking egg nog
in Vlog's back yard
which abutted a bog,
which smelled in the fog,
after Vlog did jog.
Vlog got a log
and roasted a hog
in honor of the dog
who died near the bog.
...would any fellow insaniac like to continue this sordid tale?
super-logos commented on the word coruscate
Does Corsica coruscate?
super-logos commented on the word meretritious
I remember her well. . .Sister Meretricious was a tough Latin teacher. No one messed with her.
super-logos commented on the word you alone
You Alone are Holy One,
You Alone are The Lord...
--from the Gloria in Excelsis, a part of the service of Holy Eucharist, Catholic & Episcopalian
super-logos commented on the word manse
Well, yarb, it was a Scottish bishop who ordained priests and bishops in America after the American Revolution, bypassing the Church of England and the late unpleasantness of the war, thereby perpetuating the Anglican tradition in the US. Episcopalians in the US trace their structural roots to the Church of Scotland, a branch of the Church of England, not the Church of England. The Church of England is the English branch of the Holy Catholic Church begun by Henry VIII, through the Act of Supremacy, disestablished by Queen Mary, re-established by Edward VI, and perpetuated over time by Elizabeth I in the tradiiton known as the Elizabethan Settlement. Don't get me started on Apostolic Succession! It is wrong to say that the Church of Scotland is not episcopal. BAD INFO.
super-logos commented on the word tautonym
There are some very smart people online here. I will never be one of them... :-(
This is my fave word of all time !
super-logos commented on the word drollery
as in, viz., the last eight years of the Bush Administration. 2. An inane political joke upon the res publica created by the Party of Lincoln. 3. A tragic period of American history when the US went to war needlessly with lies about weapons of mass destruction, with concomitant tattletale books that reveal the clownish mishaps of that wonderful born-again scion of the Bush Family who cannot pronounce common words like nuclear. 4. A situation in which a man who graduates from Yale with a "C" in his major finds himself, not on Saturday Night Live, but rather, in The White House. 5. The fools surrounding such a fool. 5. The impact upon international alliances and concordances due to the antics of such people, and the subsequent embarrassment felt by millions of right-thinking Americans. 6. The feeling of most Americans when this pathetic White House folds its tents and slips into history come January 2009.
No, that's how you spell r-e-l-i-e-f.
Greek for Lord?
super-logos commented on the word dainty slithers
Well-bred baby girl snakes having a tea party at The Cottonmouth Club.
super-logos commented on the word sibilant
Is "sex" sibilant?
super-logos commented on the word imperious
I love this word. I love anything with a strong Latin base.
super-logos commented on the word fanny packs
I like fannies but not fanny packs.
super-logos commented on the word synchronised flower arranging
The Church of Scotland is episcopal in structure, is it not?
super-logos commented on the word manrent
What the urban woman charges when her boyfriend moves in.
super-logos commented on the word amrita
amrita. What's your name?
August 13, 2008
super-logos commented on the word nucular
We are just a few months away from this word's becoming history...buried forever...maybe in a nuclear waste site designed for Bushisms. Perhaps our next President will be able to pronounce words and use the standard received version thereof.
super-logos commented on the word loupe
Le veiller est la vie des hommes.
French Emblems at Glasgow
super-logos commented on the word womble
In the Carolinas, this is a surname. There is a law firm named Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice.
super-logos commented on the word oubliette
You guys slay me. The Oubliettes were a Michigan high school hockey team that won national honors in 1956, and was promptly forgotten.
super-logos commented on the word amazonize
Why Jeff Bezos gets up every morning and goes to work.
super-logos commented on the word beer-boy
Another term for fraternity boys in college.
super-logos commented on the word cacophany
qroqqa...that is too funny !
super-logos commented on the word nosegay
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milosrdenstvi commented on the user super-logos
I do wish you wouldn't be like this. I as well as a number of other people have really appreciated what you've contributed to this site, but it's passing unfortunate that you have chosen to make a personal issue out of 42. If you want to leave, all for the best, I'm sure, but I think a lot of people, including yourself, would be happier if you would agree to just be calm about everything and, if criticizing a word, doing so in an impersonal way.
reesetee commented on the user super-logos
Please see my comment on 42.
Creating a new list, select the bottom option of allowing anybody to contribute
chained_bear commented on the user super-logos
Logos, have you thought of making a list for that purpose, as whichbe suggested?
whichbe commented on the user super-logos
Clearly a "Suggest new names for me" open list is in order for the Wordie Transition Team to assist.
skipvia commented on the user super-logos
You don't hear "Myrtle" too often these days.
As I mention at logos, rhema is an alternate word, as are alternate forms of logos itself.
yarb commented on the user super-logos
How about Drickus? Or MarjorieMagnolia, or, to borrow a name from Dr Suess, plain old Snimm?
Logos, if you believe you were made in God's image, why would you have a problem with the word "logos" (which can just as easily refer to a group of corporate trademarks)?
Edit: Just askin'! No offense intended!
Too bad "The Supreme Being" is already taken.
Anyone seen him lately? Maybe he's been taken up...
rolig commented on the user super-logos
Welcome to Wordie, logos! Thanks for your contributions so far. I wish you all the best in fulfilling the aspiration you mention in your profile.
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