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Old 09-25-2013, 02:18 PM   #4423
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ulvose - adj. - that which entirely eshews the tip of the tongue, the teeth, the lips for verbal communication, concentrating instead only on the back of the throat, the uvula, and soft palate. Uvu, a complicated series of grunts, clicks and moans, was the surprisingly subtle language that gave rise in the late-nineteenth century amongst experimental linguists. It was even an early competitor of Esperanto, but eventually lost out for non-linguistic reasons - not only did it leave the back of the thoat really sore, but it was especially unpleasant to talk to garlic eaters in this mode.

Blanche nodded across the lawn at a tall man at the punch bowl under the umbrella. "That's Alex, drinking too much again. Last time he really overdid it, to the point of being postively ulvose. Someone even tried to give him the Heimlich manuever until I realized that he was just hitting on my sister Calliope. And that, unfortunately, was the last time anyone propositioned her after the tonguectomy, poor thing. "
1. While sitting at your desk, lift your right foot off the floor and make clockwise circles.
2. Now, while doing this, draw the number "6" in the air with your right hand.
3. Your foot will change direction.
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