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12"razormix 01-27-2008 11:19 AM

estifogal, n. mus.

genre of music that deals with the pain, loss and frequent dental problems
of peasant folk in eastern european countries and parts of russia
( especially during the summer months )

Bman 01-27-2008 12:10 PM

estifogal, adj - Tactile sensations that are inexplicably satisfying or uncomfortable. e.g. Nails on a chalkboard (uncomfortable)

...But she found the estifogal crunch of dry leaves underfoot worth exploring, so Melinda set out to rate every kind of leaf she could find and to assemble her own Zagat guide to leaf crunching.

kaskeens 01-27-2008 04:05 PM

estifogal-The seldom known left behind third of Simon, Garfunkel, and Estifogal. Mr. Estifogal was best known for his deep baritone type voice that often drowned out the voice of Paul Simon. After being bullied out of the trio, he later changed his name to richard and was best know for his voice in the hit song "elvira"

Brynn 01-27-2008 08:13 PM

estifogal - (origin: Swedish) 1. - (n) - a ridiculous claim, guess or estimation that is difficult to prove but is offered up anyway 2. - (v.) to provide a guess or estimation based entirely upon the fancy of one's imagination in order to impress a gullible listener.
"To the best of my knowledge, sheep have been known to stand in perfect circles for hours on end - not for just a paltry ten minutes as we have seen lately. They do that in order to protect themselves from predators, of course!" he estifogelled to his enchanted audience.

hypnoplasm 01-28-2008 02:45 AM

estifogal - an adjective describing a process of mental translation of ambiguous, disjointed or abstract experiences such as memories, dreams or ideas into a more concrete, coherent, or conventionally narrative description of the experience - often with a loss of faithful characterization.

Marcus Bales 01-28-2008 03:19 AM

Estifogal Estifogal, Ernst -- the man on whom Heimlich practiced all the different kinds of ways he could think of to make a choking person cough up what had gone down the wrong pipe. The autopsy revealed over a hundred breaks in rib bones, a collapsed sternum, extensive internal organ bruising, and crushed testicles.

xfox 01-29-2008 11:43 AM

estifogle the practice of fooling around while the boss isn't watching and reverting to gainful employment and productive contributing with only a moment's notice.

Kim estifogled with awesome speed, a balance that almost justified these "little breaks".

lukkucairi 01-29-2008 12:42 PM

Estifogal n. - a box for collecting used monocles.

Claire emptied the contents of the estifogal over Nigel's head.

Marcus Bales 01-30-2008 07:24 PM

estifogal - an enzyme secreted by the pituitary gland in response to a deadline; the chemical action in the brain is to forget or ignore the deadline.

Reuters, Cleveland. Today the Case Western Reserve Univiersity announced the results of its studies of estifogal in a series of tests using online bulletin board game judges.

kaskeens 01-30-2008 10:59 PM

estifogal-What you smell when you walk into a room after two people have been having sex for hours on end.

"The estifogal overcame little johnny as he walked into his grandma and grandpa's bedroom"

Stephi_B 01-31-2008 08:59 AM

deadline is Sunday (afternoon MET somewhen?), then I'll judge, yar! ;)

estifogal adj entranced by a myriad of choices

treekisser 01-31-2008 04:18 PM

estifogal - v. - to belch while yodeling, a condition believed to result from the air bubbles common in swiss cheeses.

The village elders warned Hans to wait an hour after meals before singing lest he begin to estifogal and cause an avalanche.

Coffee 02-01-2008 02:37 AM

estifogal

Esteemed in one's elder years.


Typically, those that are considered by their peers as curmudgeons perceive themselves as estifogal.

Jack Flanders 02-01-2008 03:29 AM

Estifogal

The ability of a female bird to recognize the song of a potential mate or a real loser.

Stephi_B 02-02-2008 04:12 PM

deadline prolonged till Mo


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