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by Wizard of Oz
Mon Jan 10, 2005 2:19 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: deswaddle
Replies: 13
Views: 5131

deswaddle

mongrowl it seems to me that the words you are not talking about or not posng the question about as they are still a mish mash are not even at the "walking stage" but more at the wanking masturbation stage .. that is words carried on in the privacy of one's own mindroom and using ones own fantasies ...
by Wizard of Oz
Fri Jan 07, 2005 2:42 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: DO YOU SPEAK AMERICAN?
Replies: 3
Views: 2459

DO YOU SPEAK AMERICAN?

NO thank goodness !!!!
WoZ of Aus 07/01/05
by Wizard of Oz
Fri Jan 07, 2005 2:05 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: gut soup
Replies: 17
Views: 6915

gut soup

Dale a few sites that might help >> http://searchenginewatch.com/reports/ http://www.notess.com/search/ http://www.csulb.edu/library/guide/desearch.html http://juliet.stfx.ca/~x94emj/searchen.htm .. or do as I did and enter "compare search engines" into Google .. *wonders* ...... now is there a word...
by Wizard of Oz
Fri Jan 07, 2005 1:15 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: slut
Replies: 1
Views: 1642

slut

Caren as a writer you must really learn how to use the OneLook Dictionary site (http://www.onelook.com) .. but being a sucker for a lovely lady >>> slut: NOUN: 1a. A woman considered sexually promiscuous. b. A woman prostitute. 2. A slovenly woman; a slattern. [h] ETYMOLOGY: Middle English slutte. [...
by Wizard of Oz
Fri Jan 07, 2005 12:32 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: commonwealth vs. state
Replies: 4
Views: 4099

commonwealth vs. state

.. Australia is made up of 6 States and 2 Federal Territories that have collectively formed the Commonwealth of Australia since 1901 .. so this brings us to the point of whether "commonwealth" is spelt with a /C/ or a /c/ .. defined as Commonwealth it is, - [1] An association of states, dependencies...
by Wizard of Oz
Wed Jan 05, 2005 12:26 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: gut soup
Replies: 17
Views: 6915

gut soup

.. Dale Lycos and Alta Vista are search engines in the same vein as Google .. I am fairly certain that if you simply put the old WWW. in front of the word and added the equally famous .com at the end you would find them and a whole new world of searching .. I remember that once I had a table that li...
by Wizard of Oz
Wed Jan 05, 2005 11:48 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: succotash
Replies: 7
Views: 3713

succotash

kagriffy and Ken .. another, and perhaps more enlightened, way of looking at it is that people with speech impediments DO exist in our world and are a part of the colourful fabric of the people who you meet when you are walking down the street .. and therefore deserve, have a right (?), to be repres...
by Wizard of Oz
Tue Jan 04, 2005 12:55 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: notch up
Replies: 8
Views: 5118

notch up

.. surely one sense of "notch" is "to record, as by notches" (Collins Australian English Dictionary) .. it doesn't mention anything about being a positive record or a negative record .. simply a record .. so if a sumo is on a losing streak then notching up, recording with notches, his losses is as a...
by Wizard of Oz
Tue Jan 04, 2005 12:32 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: gut soup
Replies: 17
Views: 6915

gut soup

Dale I would seriously query your use of Google hits as having some kind of veracity .. 100 hits in my experience could all be from the one questionable source or from one site where, for whatever reason, that word is popular .. hardly widespread .. and as Ken is always reminding us the prevalence o...