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Old 12-18-2006, 12:53 AM   #2026
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pococurante - the final words Poco, the lesser known cousin of Tonto, said to his dying aunt.
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Old 12-18-2006, 08:37 AM   #2027
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excellent! Can't hope to beat that but here goes:

pococurante

The nickname of the, now famous, italian fan of cheesy 70's american country rock band Poco
She got her 15min of fame by sending polaroids of herself covered in carbonara sauce to lead singer Richie Furay. Richie however, was a big fan of Italian cuisine and fell madly in love with her... they've been making sweet meatballs ever since.
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Old 12-18-2006, 02:06 PM   #2028
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Pococurante: n

1. A poker term for sneaking a smaller than required ante into the pile.
2. An act of financial desperation often involving a bet on long odds with limited capital.

Marty, in a desperate pococurante, spent his final 5 dollars placing a classified ad for "male escort" in the Salt Lake City Tribune.

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Old 12-18-2006, 03:36 PM   #2029
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Pococurante

From the Spanish for "small currant." A type of pudding commonly made during the Holiday Season in the Galician area of Spain.
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Old 12-18-2006, 03:41 PM   #2030
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pococurante - a small cyst that forms on the inside of the elbow in people prone to self-abuse

The doctor could tell by adolescent Dinzdale's pococurante that he needed psychological assistance from the Nolan sisters.
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Old 12-20-2006, 04:35 PM   #2031
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pococurante - the act of walking a very slow, elderly, incontinent dog.
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Old 12-21-2006, 10:30 AM   #2032
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Pococurante

A person famous for a little thing,
A small accomplishment, or minor deed;
Like one-hit wonders who can barely sing,
Or free-verse poets who can barely read.
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Old 12-24-2006, 04:56 PM   #2033
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pococurante a small accumulation found in a bedchamber from which dust is derived.

Augustino's pococurante resulted in the need for a vacuum cleaner long before he owned one, and it would be years before he would even care about the fact that dust ever mattered.

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Old 12-25-2006, 04:23 AM   #2034
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Pococurante--Comes from the latin root poco which means 'a little.'

To pococurnate: To ferment a small amount.

Used in the ancient Indian tribes with berries and walnuts to salve wounds, and, generally, fend off bears.
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Old 12-27-2006, 05:14 AM   #2035
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The winner here is Marcus Bales, with his convincing fake definition written in verse, no less!

The real definition (from A Word A Day @ wordsmith.org):

Indifferent, apathetic, nonchalant.

noun

A careless or indifferent person.

[From Italian poco (little) + curante, present participle of curare,
(to care), from Latin curare (cure, care).]
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Old 12-27-2006, 09:26 AM   #2036
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Oh, man! I only meant to remind Rob that it had been a long time since he posed the word. But as the Japanese say "The nail that sticks up shall be hammered down". Ah, well.

The new word is

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Old 12-27-2006, 10:31 AM   #2037
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alfet: The one who knows what it's all about. And makes Grand Marnier crepes afterwards.
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Old 12-28-2006, 12:44 AM   #2038
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alfet n. an abbreviated alphabet - specifically, one that skips the letters between "f" and "y".
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Old 12-28-2006, 01:07 AM   #2039
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alfet -n. A woodworking term, as everyone who watched Norm on "This Old House" should remember, an alfet is the chiselled groove into which a dado fits.
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Old 12-28-2006, 11:09 AM   #2040
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alfet (n) a hairy little girl with a paranormal knack.
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