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by gdwdwrkr
Mon May 01, 2006 4:18 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Off-topic addendum to OED thread
Replies: 20
Views: 11496

Off-topic addendum to OED thread

I would have bet an as_teroid that that would be your answer. Must be your accent!
by gdwdwrkr
Sun Apr 30, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Off-topic addendum to OED thread
Replies: 20
Views: 11496

Off-topic addendum to OED thread

Obsolescence may have overtaken technology.
by gdwdwrkr
Sun Apr 30, 2006 11:41 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Reverse research: define, then dig up. Or, coinage?
Replies: 3
Views: 2705

Reverse research: define, then dig up. Or, coinage?

Heartborne, I add this thought if you consider coining an opposite:
Employers: Avoid hiring unlucky people by tossing half the résumés in the trash.
:}
by gdwdwrkr
Sun Apr 30, 2006 10:17 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: sports writing & collective nouns
Replies: 11
Views: 7162

sports writing & collective nouns

AUSTRALIA IN TROUBLE (ink shortage)
by gdwdwrkr
Sun Apr 30, 2006 10:13 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: Hey Prescott
Replies: 9
Views: 3067

Hey Prescott

magicool
by gdwdwrkr
Sun Apr 30, 2006 10:05 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: cat roads
Replies: 5
Views: 2989

cat roads

Thanks for purr-using your cat-a-logs, Ken.
by gdwdwrkr
Sat Apr 29, 2006 6:45 pm
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Would you remarry
Replies: 1
Views: 2024

Would you remarry

Good one!
But
"hurtful look"?
Maybe.
by gdwdwrkr
Sat Apr 29, 2006 6:42 pm
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: school name
Replies: 3
Views: 2399

school name

If the "Crossraods School Road" has a school on it, what is the name of the school? On my planet, its the "Crossroads School Road School".
by gdwdwrkr
Sat Apr 29, 2006 6:37 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: cat roads
Replies: 5
Views: 2989

cat roads

HIGHWAY (INDUSTRIAL) ACT"cat road" means an unsurfaced road of a temporary nature over which logs or materials are dragged by any ... (i) tote roads, cat roads and access roads; ... http://www.qp.gov.bc.ca/statreg/stat/I/96189_01.htm - 27k - Cached - Similar pages My gut said "you've heard this....i...
by gdwdwrkr
Fri Apr 28, 2006 8:58 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Off-topic addendum to OED thread
Replies: 20
Views: 11496

Off-topic addendum to OED thread

Sporting luxury comes to life in the all-new 2007 XK from Jaguar. Available in early 2006, go figure. The latest models arrive early.
by gdwdwrkr
Fri Apr 28, 2006 8:51 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Off-topic addendum to OED thread
Replies: 20
Views: 11496

Off-topic addendum to OED thread

And to which planet will that be?
:) (I swore I'd never use these)
by gdwdwrkr
Fri Apr 28, 2006 4:38 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Off-topic addendum to OED thread
Replies: 20
Views: 11496

Off-topic addendum to OED thread

A dash-promoter.
by gdwdwrkr
Fri Apr 28, 2006 11:21 am
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Off-topic addendum to OED thread
Replies: 20
Views: 11496

Off-topic addendum to OED thread

A newspaper umbrella-organization. This suggestion from a hyphen-promoter.
Its not you, Tony, most newspaper umbrella-organizations are not right, but left.
Car manufacturers' umbrella-organizations make windshield wipers, I believe.
by gdwdwrkr
Fri Apr 28, 2006 9:42 am
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Off-topic addendum to OED thread
Replies: 20
Views: 11496

Off-topic addendum to OED thread

Marketing-off-topicity:
But maybe related.
The Unilever company is engaged in studies of softness, and it is striking that the language and format of the Unilever website itself has a hypnotic softness to it.
Anyone have a word to describe the different brain-feel? pur-sueded?