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    kinkmetology-- This is a term used for the method of stopping water from running through a hose when a faucet in not readily available.

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    Fromundow

    The Fromundow style was a form of architecture that was fashionable in Germany for about three weeks in the late 19th century. It's generally agreed that the reason for its short-lived popularity was due to the fact that the front door of houses and other structures was located on the roof of the building, which proved to be quite impractical.


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    belzink also called bellzinc

    A type of metal used mainly in pipe organs for the cow bell pipe. The cowbell was used extensively in the music of PDQ Bach, but then fell out of favor...mostly because of the music of PDQ Bach.

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    Corlandrey

    A Corlandrey is the rare and unique species of 5-legged horse found on the island of Corland south of Papua New Guinea.

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    dehenestrate

    The act of tossing a chicken out a window.

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    farrulous

    slang. 1970's term to describe Farrah Fawcett's hairstyle.


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    zwiller

    archaic: occupation: cleaner of spitoons

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    Purriculate
    The action taken by a filter held in place at the aperture of a natural geyser also known as an attempt to make sense out of a run on sentence not based on thought.

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    Isolatorational

    In debate: An argument in three parts, at least two of which are the same length.


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    xenomonologic

    Actually is derived from an English word cryoxenomonologic. It means to cry over a person who is a stranger to himself. The word xenomonologic is one that is singular meaning to to be a staranger to himself. This leads one to believe that a xenomonologic person is an alzheimers patient.

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    “Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”
    Anton Chekhov

    And so it was later, as the miller told his tale
    That her face at first just ghostly, turned a whiter shade of pale


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    I got out of order somehow...sorry
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    “Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”
    Anton Chekhov

    And so it was later, as the miller told his tale
    That her face at first just ghostly, turned a whiter shade of pale


    "You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club." - Jack London

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    glibernatorial

    A word from the East Indies. It means a sad candidate. usually one who has just lost an election.

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    “Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”
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    And so it was later, as the miller told his tale
    That her face at first just ghostly, turned a whiter shade of pale


    "You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club." - Jack London

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    antidisestablishamentarism

    Once the longest word in the dictionary, it now means nothing.
    syn: superkalifragilisticexpialidocious


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    bulgurite: (n) a pecular afficianado of Mediterranean cooked grains.

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    botytruncational = eco speak for what is happening to the Indonesian jungle that is being destroyed to plant palm seed oil to make biodiesel. It means loss of biodiversity.

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    synlitadate

    verb. To synchronously write a similar piece of literature on the exact date as someone else.

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    phlotty

    adj. Damp and oozing. Said of wounds or sores that pustulate, often beneath bandages. His wound had become phlotty and infected.
    Fig. Said of words or ideas. His latest book is nothing but a long, phlotty disquisition on the dubious pleasures of group sex -- R. T. Bumble, Houston Chronicle.



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    instenigrate has two different meanings.

    #1. Putting a new stenographer in a steno pool. For e.g. Carol will instenigrate on Mondays and Fridays.

    #2. Is to use a sten machine gun in a manner not common.
    For e.g. Billy Bob wants to instenigrate McDonalds and wipe everyone out.

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    jopehosh: An invention of by Peter Farquar of the Worcestershire Hunt. Due to the inclement weather, he designed a waterproof garment that was a combination of mackintosh, jodhpurs & galoshes. Sadly, the inventor died when thrown from his horse into a lake. Unable to escape from the heavy garment, he sank to the bottom and drowned.

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    Inglefoot: That tapping sound one makes to the Little House on The Prarie Theme

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    ionil

    Constipated. From the Greek ἰόν meaning "to go" and nil meaning "nothing".

    Q: Hey, you still in the bathroom? What's wrong?
    A: Ionil!


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    definarculator

    noun: a device used to take the tailfins off of a fish, or to remove a five dollar bill from someone's wallet.

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    The distance one would travel in Heximeters to buy far and away the best jam in the universe.

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    Poxidot: Not to be confussed with Polka Dot. Poxidot was a term used to describe the pussel part of the small pox pimple. In Zanabrare the natives eat it on toast.

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    ineatury
    Name of chosen residential location of a commune formed by the sect of hippies in the early 60's in San Francisco who live by the motto "To Each His Own"

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