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dinzdale 02-22-2007 04:52 PM

cabriole n.


A word attached underneath a motor car's decal above the rear bumper, approximating to actaully mean that you are the proud owner of a
Ford Escort Turbonutterbastardwanker
when everyone else knows you are a spotty boy racer with halitosis who couldnt even get a date with Brenda from the cheese counter.

funkytuba 02-22-2007 06:40 PM

cabriole - (v) to give a half-hearted attempt at something just to satisfy the request of someone who cares

Marcus Bales 02-23-2007 11:01 AM

The Boring Old Reality Award goes to Dictionary.com for

cab·ri·ole noun, plural -oles 1. Furniture. a curved, tapering leg curving outward at the top and inward farther down so as to end in a round pad, the semblance of an animal's paw, or some other feature: used esp. in the first half of the 18th century.
2. Ballet. a leap in which one leg is raised in the air and the other is brought up to beat against it.
[Origin: 1775–85; < F: leap, caper; so called because modeled on leg of a capering animal (see capriole); b by influence of cabri kid (≪ OPr) and kindred words]


The Monty Python Award for Not Very Funny Absurdity goes to Dinzdale for

cabriole n. A word attached underneath a motor car's decal above the rear bumper, approximating to actaully mean that you are the proud owner of a Ford Escort Turbonutterbastardwanker when everyone else knows you are a spotty boy racer with halitosis who couldnt even get a date with Brenda from the cheese counter.


The Travis Bickle Award goes to Lostsadie for

cab-ri-ole n. An overnight bag or pack consisting of a blanket, snack food, tooth brush or other such necessities kept in a Taxi for longer drives or late nights. Originated in the Hacks of London when the drivers were required to wait for their patrons in to the late hours of the night after balls and other social gatherings.


The Pepto Bismol "Just what do you mean by 'safely'?" Award goes to Trisherina for

cabriole: A tightly wrapped Mexican takeaway treat consisting of chiles rellenos inside a sheath of fried sweet cornbread, designed for eating safely in the back of a taxi rattling along poorly maintained roads.


The HW Fowler Award goes to Hyakujo's Fox for

cabriole (cab-ri-ole) (n) the patois, or pidgin language spoken by the city's taxi drivers.


The Henrik Ibsen "What's that, a Norwegian Accent?" Award goes to Daverbee for

cabriole A taxi driven by a Swedish immigrant in any other country in the world except Sweden.


The Mike Meyers Creeping Disney Award goes to ShopaholicChick for

cabriole - The new musical on Broadway about the life of a lonely taxi in NYC. lots of singing, dancing and talking cars.


The Abe Vigoda Painful Walk Award goes to Coffee for

Cabriole n.A small plush foam filled cushion with a hole in the center used by truck drivers, couriers, and cab drivers prone to hemorrhoids.


The Coveted Second Place and The WB Yeats "Circus Animals' Desertion" Award goes to Xfox for

cabriole the best ever circus performance on four legs.

After the lions, tigers, high-wire, jugglers and clowns came the magnificent striders and the cabriole!


The First Place and The Noam Chomsky "So That's The Word For That" Award goes to Funkytuba for

cabriole - (v) to give a half-hearted attempt at something just to satisfy the request of someone who cares

funkytuba 02-23-2007 01:52 PM

Thank yew, MB...

the next word is eit

good luck to all participants

daverbee 02-23-2007 02:23 PM

eit

Editing gone horribly wrong.

12"razormix 02-23-2007 04:40 PM

eit, n.

inuit word for lukewarm rain

lostsadie 02-23-2007 10:03 PM

eit v. slang

Past tense for et. Consumption of food in the south.

Ex: "Did ya et yet?" "Yea I eit, and I'm full as a tick"

Coffee 02-23-2007 10:52 PM

eit

Contraction of "email it".

Brynn 02-23-2007 11:02 PM

eit - a microscopic being that thrives harmlessly on the surface of the eyeball. When it's foggy or raining hard, or whenever visibility is generally impaired, it emits chemical "suggestions" that the brain dismisses as a kind of really annoying back seat driver.

Odbe 02-23-2007 11:38 PM

eit (n) The gait between shuffling and sprinting, for when you need to dash to the toilet but can't run any further without hitting the closed door.

trisherina 02-24-2007 01:33 AM

eit: The spelling that authors of pro-ana websites give to the act of calorie ingestion.

Marcus Bales 02-24-2007 09:36 AM

eit: the perception of slowed-down time experienced by some people in moments of crisis so that the person seems to have lots of time to analyze and react to the crisis, and that person does react, often appropriately to the situation, even though to another observer the incident occurs and is over before that outside observer can react at all.

xfox 02-24-2007 11:45 AM

eit - European mit envy

funkytuba 02-24-2007 06:05 PM

fabulous responses all!...
...but keep em coming cause judging's Monday.

Master_Jedi 02-24-2007 08:14 PM

eit- a dyslexic tie


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