Definitions

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  • proper n. An ancient Roman festival in honor of the goddess Fornax. Romans burned spelt (a kind of grain) as an offering on or around February 17th as an offering so that their ovens would not burn during the coming year.
  • proper n. California (state of the United States)

Etymologies

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Presumably a phonetic reversal of California, chosen to resemble fornication and to end with -alia (a common word ending found sometimes in geographical names, like Sedalia, perhaps also chosen because it ends genitalia and causes Fornicalia to match that word in meter and rhyme).

Examples

  • This was a festival of the populus as a whole, and also of each Curia, like the Fornicalia in February.

    The Religious Experience of the Roman People From the Earliest Times to the Age of Augustus

  • Yes, Prop 8 was struck down in Fornicalia by ONE federal judge.

    Bloviating Zeppelin

  • I think there's another one coming to Sacramento, Fornicalia also, but I'm not 100\% sure of that ...

    TexasFred's

  • But first, I'd like to briefly cover a local situation in Fornicalia wherein a

    Bloviating Zeppelin

  • It's off to the coast of Fornicalia with BZ, in honor of my wife's 39th birthday.

    Bloviating Zeppelin

  • A major central Fornicalia law enforcement agency (of which I am familiar) must, due to lack of cash, cut its complement of deputies back to 1970s levels:

    Bloviating Zeppelin

  • Yes, that's correct; my lovely wife, completely cognizant of the fact that the Electoral College plays a huge part in the presidential election, threw another registration for the GOP into the mix, and took a number away from the Demorats in the state of Fornicalia.

    Bloviating Zeppelin

  • A man who works in Sacratomato, Fornicalia made, evidently, the very serious error of both donating money to the Yes On 8 campaign and being a member of an artistic clan.

    Bloviating Zeppelin

  • But that's okay because my wife and I were on the road, driving to the Fornicalia coast, looking forward to spending time with only each other this weekend, overlooking the spume-filled green and blue waves, sitting in the room's Jacuzzi tub, adjacent the fireplace.

    Bloviating Zeppelin

  • I'm writing this post at 6pm Saturday, high in a hotel overlooking the mouth of Noyo Harbor in Ft. Bragg, Fornicalia.

    Bloviating Zeppelin

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