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Message 1353003 - Posted: 3 Apr 2013, 21:52:42 UTC

catalyst / catylist sorry, teh spell-checker in not working today
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Message 1353071 - Posted: 4 Apr 2013, 1:41:47 UTC

spot > run

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Message 1353324 - Posted: 4 Apr 2013, 15:55:15 UTC

poppet -> mushroom, definitely mushroom
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Message 1353577 - Posted: 5 Apr 2013, 7:52:12 UTC

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Message 1353697 - Posted: 5 Apr 2013, 15:31:19 UTC - in response to Message 1353324.
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poppet -> mushroom, definitely mushroom

That's a new one on me. I'm used to thinking of poppets as valves.

I like mushrooms in omelets and on pizza and steak.
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Message 1353729 - Posted: 5 Apr 2013, 16:20:07 UTC - in response to Message 1353697.

poppet -> mushroom, definitely mushroom

That's a new one on me. I'm used to thinking of poppets as valves.

I like mushrooms in omelets and on pizza and steak.

I don't like mushrooms in/on anything. Yuck. >:p

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Message 1353737 - Posted: 5 Apr 2013, 16:39:02 UTC
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I know I might be banned for posting this.......

Or even worse, for interrupting you flowus of thougtus.

But consider this, just once.

What are the words you so bandy about?
Thoughts, really.

I, for one, have never been shy about using all or any of the words available to me.

They are an expression of my being, and like it or not, are something I have to express at times.


The 'n' word is a perfect example.

I have been chastised for using it, even in reference.
And that galls me.-----

I cannot even quote Mark Twain???????
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Message 1353744 - Posted: 5 Apr 2013, 16:50:44 UTC - in response to Message 1353729.

poppet -> mushroom, definitely mushroom

That's a new one on me. I'm used to thinking of poppets as valves.

I like mushrooms in omelets and on pizza and steak.

I don't like mushrooms in/on anything. Yuck. >:p

There's several other meanings to poppet, but all seem to derive from a marionette.
However FWIW the Wikipedia entry for poppet valve begins
"A poppet valve (also called mushroom valve) is a valve typically used..."

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Message 1354059 - Posted: 6 Apr 2013, 10:31:31 UTC

Just so's ya know...
If you do not live in Wisconsin, you might not know the term.
Kettle Moraine....
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Message 1354076 - Posted: 6 Apr 2013, 12:17:09 UTC

time > illusion

I hope I don't have to explain that.

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Message 1354161 - Posted: 6 Apr 2013, 18:49:57 UTC
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The Bledowska Sands are the largest (in Central Europe) accumulation of loose sand away from any sea, deposited thousands of years ago by a melting glacier.[1]

During the Second World War, the area was used by the German Afrika Korps for training and testing equipment before deployment in Africa.
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Message 1354533 - Posted: 8 Apr 2013, 1:19:41 UTC

beaver

My first inclination was "[censored]".

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Message 1354580 - Posted: 8 Apr 2013, 6:36:53 UTC - in response to Message 1354533.

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My first inclination was "[censored]".



Tsk tsk tsk ;)
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Message 1354730 - Posted: 8 Apr 2013, 17:30:48 UTC

pelt -> colt ? (Google didn't help, and there's no Pelt on the roster of the Indianapolis Colts. Maybe another team?)
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Message 1355018 - Posted: 9 Apr 2013, 14:00:47 UTC

execration (cursing -> flaying alive) excoriation.

And what about answering my query on pelt -> colt please?
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Message 1355415 - Posted: 10 Apr 2013, 19:01:13 UTC

www.oed.com wrote:
No dictionary entries found for ‘pinophyta’.

www.m-w.com wrote:
The word you've entered isn't in the dictionary.


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Message 1355420 - Posted: 10 Apr 2013, 19:15:18 UTC

Google Pinophyta
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Message 1355421 - Posted: 10 Apr 2013, 19:18:53 UTC - in response to Message 1355420.

Google Pinophyta

You would think it would be in the Oxford, then.

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Message 1355423 - Posted: 10 Apr 2013, 19:20:19 UTC

pianoforte

The suggestion m-w.com gave me instead of pinophyte.

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Message 1355424 - Posted: 10 Apr 2013, 19:20:49 UTC - in response to Message 1355421.

Google Pinophyta

You would think it would be in the Oxford, then.

Yep you might think that. But there you go!
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