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Post by GD on Mon 12 Nov 2012, 11:42 am

"Typerventilating"



sending messages through instant messaging in a rapidly sequential intervals.


"I could barely follow the conversation; she was typerventilating like a madwoman!"


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Post by GD on Tue 13 Nov 2012, 6:47 pm

Disbosom

comes from the ancient word bosom, which possibly goes back to the roots of the Indo-European languages. Bosom can mean "breast; womb; surface; or ship's hold." The first recorded use of disbosom is in the 18th century.


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Post by GD on Wed 14 Nov 2012, 11:05 am

pigeonhole

1. To lay aside for use or reference at some later, indefinite time.

noun:
1. One of a series of small, open compartments, as in a desk,cabinet, or the like, used for filing or sorting papers, letters,etc.
2. In printing, white space created by setting words or lines too far apart.

“Mobility’s hard in Spain; people pigeonhole you for life in the box where they think you belong.”
-- Enrique Vila-Mata, Dublinesque


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Post by GD on Thu 15 Nov 2012, 12:43 pm

dovetail

1. To join or fit together compactly or harmoniously.
2. In carpentry, a joint formed of one or more such tenons fitting tightlywithin corresponding mortises.
3. To join or fit together by means of a carpentry dovetail or dovetails.

noun:
1. In carpentry, a tenon broader at its end than at its base; pin.

But in “Arcadia” the two periods don't dovetail until the last part of the play.
-- Tom Stoppard, Mel Gussow, Conversations With Stoppard


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Post by GD on Mon 19 Nov 2012, 7:43 am

terpsichorean

1. Pertaining to dancing.

noun:
1. A dancer.

They're agile, they're flexible, they're terpsichorean."


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