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beckstra 03-23-2005 11:40 PM

hagiography (n) -

1. The study of the heterosexual female's effect in the homosexual male's life and their habits and of the distribution of showtunes and techno in society, including Cher and her effects on humanity.
2. The physical characteristics, especially the surface features, of a heterosexual female who dons a homosexual male.
3. The Will & Grace: The Official Companion.
4. An ordered arrangement of homosexual elements: charting a haigography of gay bars.

(not intended to offend)

Coffee 03-23-2005 11:42 PM

Hagiography - a disused Islamic mapping system that failed due to a requriment that lattitudes and longitudes center on Meca, which made calibration with star movements a bit complicated at best. Developed in the 17th century by Islamic scholar and explorer Hagi Bin Lostin - Hagi was presumed lost at sea somewhere in the Pacific Ocean while attempting to map the European continent.

Hyakujo's Fox 03-24-2005 12:28 AM

hagiography (n) - a method of prophecy, once popular in parts of Albania, which consisted of the dipping of an ugly old woman in black tar and chasing of her around the town square with brooms and rakes, the ensuing pattern on the cobblestones being interpreted by the local hagiographer, to determine whether or not there would be another six weeks of winter.

NOTE: not to be confused with fabiography, which denotes cheap romance novel writing.

Ms Robbie 03-24-2005 03:16 AM

hagiography n, the self-written, highly laudatory, life story of Alexander Haig.

xfox 03-24-2005 04:43 AM

hagiography- The sad tale and fate of beautiful women who enter hagdom after half a wonderful life.

This can be reversed if, just before slipping into eternal darkness, they find a fairy godmother who magically sparks life anew and grants some wishes.

funkytuba 03-24-2005 05:02 AM

<i>hagiography</i> (n) - the list of all the witches a wizard has slept with <i>"Harry Potter compiled himself quite a hagiography with that scar of his."</i>

Marcus Bales 03-24-2005 12:12 PM

Hagiography -- Images of structures that have been both Christian and Muslim places of worship; after the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (yes, Istanbul not Constantinople. Why did Constantinople get the works? That's nobody's business but the Turks').

sparticle 03-24-2005 02:13 PM

we have a winnah....
Okay, guys....

My judging will be in no way as thorough and creative as the precvious judges. The reasons for this are many and dramatic, but we'll boil them down to this: I am on the road right now and using a very dicey dialup setup that cuts out on me frequently.

I will say that for sheer whimsical originality, I adore Smartypants' definition and declare it the winner. Since I have had occasion to travel to Salem, MA and see frost on the windowpane here this week, I think perhaps he had the sentimental advantage as well.

I'll give you a belated rundown of all the runners-up, etc., when I return home, since all the entries were delightful, and I am sorry not to do them all justice this fine morning, but -- anyway -- here's the true definition:

pl. hag·i·og·ra·phies

1. Biography of saints.
2. A worshipful or idealizing biography.

Many thanks to you all; this is lots of fun!

Smartypants 03-24-2005 04:52 PM

What can I say? I'm speechless. (I just woke up actually, so my head is fuzzy.) With little fanfare, let us continue.

The Word of the Day is:



zero 03-24-2005 06:24 PM


one pillion = 10^3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399 37510


craig johnston 03-24-2005 06:51 PM

pillion - those annoying people you always meet in the toilets of certain establishments who ask 'what kind of pill ya on?' and then ask if you know where they can get some. made famous in the prodigy song 'f++k the pillion!'.
'now i've made my millions
i'm surrounded by f**king pillions
f**k the pillion
f**k the pillion
f**k the pillion!'
etc etc

Marcus Bales 03-24-2005 06:52 PM

Pillion - The name of Catherine the Great's favorite horse, and the source of the phrase "riding pillion".

dinzdale 03-24-2005 07:06 PM

The homosexual male in the middle of a stand-up threesome.
Also known as "Lucky Pierre".

Coffee 03-24-2005 07:16 PM

Pillion: (pill-Yun) Contraction of the words "pill" and "young"

The term for children born "accidentally" despite use of "The Pill".

Gatsby 03-24-2005 08:17 PM

Pillion (adverbial phrase): (pell-EE-on) Often used at raves and in mental institutions, pillion is a slang derivative of the phrase "pill you on."

Usage: "What kind of pillion, man?"


Edited: Dammit, I retract my entry. I didn't read everyone else's because I didn't want my brilliant interpretation to be influenced or risk being unfairly inspired by something someone else wrote, and I'll be damned if Craig Johnston didn't already think of it.

Next time I'll read before I hit the "post" button.

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