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    Quote Originally Posted by profloater View Post
    Adamant
    Mythical ancestor of all ants
    And Grace Jones' co-star in a Vespa commercial...

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    microaggression

    The hostility to be expected from the host of DIRTY JOBS when you put down the worth of manual labor

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    monopoly: a bunch of magnetic monopoles

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    so what do you call monopoles that are polymaths--and have many spouses?

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    united: spending all your nights alone

    company: fun gathering of friends sitting together each staring at their own electronic gateway to bliss and wisdom

    scientist: the sound a rival theorist makes when hearing the other theorist's stupid idea being proposed
    Just because you're a genius doesn't make you a smart guy

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    Expansion: when your date is accelerating to succes

    (Haven't read 'em all sorry if this was already in)
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    Noting in science is proven actual

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    ATM machine: well, kinda obvious here...
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    Quote Originally Posted by AFJ View Post
    ATM machine: well, kinda obvious here...
    Yeah--the MHBs spend time yelling at the ATM--half expecting Phil Plait's photo to come out of the slot--so they can yell at that, too. I just get 20s out of mine. What do you mean I'm overdrawn. Escher has nothing to do with this!

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    Quote Originally Posted by publiusr View Post
    Yeah--the MHBs spend time yelling at the ATM--half expecting Phil Plait's photo to come out of the slot--so they can yell at that, too. I just get 20s out of mine. What do you mean I'm overdrawn. Escher has nothing to do with this!
    You forgot the old word for which this is a new definition.
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    LAXative: a relative who's waiting to pick you up at the airport in Los Angeles.

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    Crustacean: Someone who eats 100% of a pizza.

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    Adroit: not having any Star Wars robots.

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    Bicycle: having two jobs ain't that much fun
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    Smartphone: a machine-mind that is so incradibly intelligent on the moment of first consciousness it immediately lets itself burst into flames.
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    Altercation: A vacation spent visiting the destination city's churches and cathedrals.

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    Dignified: Proven true with archaeological evidence.

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    Deluge: To remove an event from the winter Olympics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck View Post
    Crustacean: Someone who eats 100% of a pizza.
    Alternate definition of Crustacean: See under Walter Matthau

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    Aria: The part of an opera sung by a pirate.

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    Jet Lag: When half the cast of West Side Story is late for a performance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck View Post
    Aria: The part of an opera sung by a pirate.
    That one is over my head.
    Time wasted having fun is not time wasted - Lennon
    (John, not the other one.)

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    humvee: the sound a military pilot makes when their craft out maneuvers the opposing pilot and their craft.
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    Decapitation: When your kids run out of ammunition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck View Post
    Aria: The part of an opera sung by a pirate.
    Or, being more piratical than someone else.
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    Limitation: An artificial arm or leg.

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    Colonization: the evolution of the lower digestive system.

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    Participle: a disciple who's not completely convinced.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigDon View Post
    That one is over my head.
    Arrrrgggggia

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    from the tales of the costa concordia

    "parbuckling"

    What happens to golfers weak in the knees

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    Taking up space: To become a space enthusiast, begin to read about astronomy and space, and start an account on Cosmoquest.org.

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