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« Reply #25 on: 07/02/2008 19:46:31 »
Hast thou had a blow to the pate by some dashed bounder?
 

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« Reply #26 on: 07/02/2008 19:48:53 »
what about a sagger-maker's bottom-knocker....
 

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« Reply #27 on: 07/02/2008 20:33:07 »
Hast thou had a blow to the pate by some dashed bounder?

Verily! Yon dastardly ne'er-do-well waylayed me 'neath the lycugate
 

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« Reply #28 on: 07/02/2008 20:45:34 »
That scallywag has need of a taste of the cat-o-nine-tails- what sayest thou?
 

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« Reply #29 on: 07/02/2008 21:13:52 »
Skin his brigandish hide with a flagellum!
 

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« Reply #30 on: 07/02/2008 21:28:02 »
then box his wanton ears, the cur...
 

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« Reply #31 on: 07/02/2008 21:29:23 »
Wanton ears?  ???
 

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« Reply #32 on: 07/02/2008 21:32:14 »
yes, he has the most wanton ears I've seen for ages....
 

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« Reply #33 on: 07/02/2008 21:34:01 »
I thought a wanton was a Chinese dumpling
 

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« Reply #34 on: 07/02/2008 21:37:03 »
It is, that's why your assailant was partially deaf...
 

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« Reply #35 on: 07/02/2008 21:39:22 »
Ahh, that explains why he didn't stop when I ordered him to cease and desist. I thought he may have been a TRIFLE deaf.
 

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« Reply #36 on: 07/02/2008 22:07:03 »
LOL LOL LOL!!! Very good guys!
 

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« Reply #37 on: 07/02/2008 22:09:15 »
No, Chris should scrupulously eschew obfuscation of scientific cognition and judiciously apply the cogent reasoning of the perspicuous perspective of the production aforementioned.
 

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« Reply #38 on: 07/02/2008 22:10:04 »
It would be a good challenge for him

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« Reply #39 on: 07/02/2008 22:21:03 »
No, Chris should scrupulously eschew obfuscation of scientific cognition and judiciously apply the cogent reasoning of the perspicuous perspective of the production aforementioned.

I wondered where my dictionary had gone & now I know - YOU ATE IT!
 

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« Reply #41 on: 08/02/2008 05:17:51 »
I like the word 'switch' as in 'Boy, go outside and cut me a switch'  I wish I was living in a time where I could use that sentence without fear of retribution.

I do use the words codswallop, hirsute and humbug, frequently...


I also make up words... I have to.. apparently it's not kosher to swear in front of children these days. I'm sure my children will be relentlessly teased at school when they start using words like "forestal" and "crumpaliscious" in place of more accepted cuss words. But they are both perfectly cromulent words.
 

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« Reply #42 on: 08/02/2008 09:12:21 »
I like the word 'switch' as in 'Boy, go outside and cut me a switch'  I wish I was living in a time where I could use that sentence without fear of retribution.

I do use the words codswallop, hirsute and humbug, frequently...


I also make up words... I have to.. apparently it's not kosher to swear in front of children these days. I'm sure my children will be relentlessly teased at school when they start using words like "forestal" and "crumpaliscious" in place of more accepted cuss words. But they are both perfectly cromulent words.


I used to do that in lectures when I was trying to make a point about not wishing to seem ignorant in front of one's peers. Hardly anyone would ask me what the words meant. Point proven, methinks!  :P
 

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