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lukkucairi 04-05-2008 01:41 AM

jeez laweez! I feel like i've been summoned from beyond the veil...

wait...that was just blaes in my box :p

alrighty the new word is...

...wait for it...


YsaPur EsChomuw 04-05-2008 01:56 AM

tranche – n.
a fresh fashion trend among the newly rich. A long green dress with the approximate length of a trench-coat, its material consists of interwoven, shredded one hundred dollar bills, designed to evoke feelings of dizziness and greenish-yellowish envy in those less fortunate, eventually leading to a trance-like state. It’s worn with a French accent, a compulsory accessory. (accent gràve or accent aigu)

Stephi_B 04-05-2008 12:29 PM

Aww Ysa! 4-layer extra-soft papyrus with sun-flower-print -- that rocks! :);)

tranche n

apparent cul-de-sac which in the end turns out as the right way out

After months of despair a tranche popped up for him, all of a sudden - and he rode it well.

trisherina 04-05-2008 12:32 PM

tranche: A developmental stage marked by persistent wonder over things considered commonplace by adults.

Bonnie knew the tranche years had arrived when Andie asked her, "Mum, why don't you get excited when you and Mrs. LaGrange have the same jacket?"

YsaPur EsChomuw 04-05-2008 02:11 PM

tranche: thye pulp that remains after being run over by a road roller

Brynn 04-05-2008 02:36 PM

tranche - a botched hypnotherapy treatment.

xfox 04-05-2008 05:23 PM

tranche much like touché, but much more so.

Tranche was heavier than the easy touché, even though today paper and other methods work well.

Marcus Bales 04-06-2008 12:22 PM

tranche - the dry residue left over from making soylent green, tranche is used in lieu of the extinct "oyster shells" to make the driveways of the very rich very white.

Simonson stood looking at a single green leaf in the middle of his long curved driveway. "Roth, tell Thorn to order a new shipment of tranche and spread it."

Coffee 04-06-2008 02:46 PM


Lower than gutter trash. From; trench trash.

Captain Coffee the Mistrustful, sitting in his favorite chair with his back to the wall and a good view of the clientel, became wary upon spotting YsaPur drinking fermented pulp juice in a darkened corner of the Captain's favorite tranche bar.

treekisser 04-09-2008 02:44 PM

tranche, n. a French term of disdain, intended to denigrate an article of clothing, its wearer, or both; a heavily soiled article of outerwear popular among cutting edge designers and the Grunge subculture. v.t. to intentionally soil one's own clothing for artistic or faddish purposes

"Louis, where on earth did you get that tranche you are wearking?!" sneered Calvin.

Claudette tranched her new coat by leaving it in the trash can overnight to remove the "just bought" smell.

Hyakujo's Fox 04-09-2008 09:34 PM

The Complete Dummies Guide to Municipal Bonds and Stuff defines tranche as "a tropical hideaway cut directly into the virgin rainforest, faraway from the suckers left squabbling over how to split up the three cents in the dollar return from their unwisely invested live savings."

Marcus Bales 04-13-2008 08:26 AM

tranche - to make statements, or ask questions, so provocatively, or that are so provocative, or both, that the subject and manner of the posts are just barely within the bounds of a forum's discussion rules.

He's practiced the same tactics on several other lists, to enormous annoyance, but he's such an accomplished trancher it makes it difficult to toss him off lists.

Coffee 04-16-2008 02:01 PM

Is this thread dead????

Marcus Bales 04-16-2008 03:53 PM

tranche - a dead thread of discussion on an online bulletin board.

The Dictionary Game used to be very popular, but now it's tranche.

Hyakujo's Fox 04-16-2008 09:36 PM

tranché (adj) passed out of favour. [Fr. Literally an open trench, a latrine, a site for waste disposal]

The dinner party conversation turned suddenly inappropriate when Blanche casually remarked, "Marcus, Daaaahling, don't you find The Dictionary Game has become just so, so, tranché?"

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