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LeahDear 07-08-2006 06:44 AM


Originally Posted by daverbee
(Good thing I'm not the judge....what would we do in the event of a tie?)

A word-off perhaps? :rolleyes:

Marcus Bales 07-08-2006 08:36 AM

The Dictionary of Difficult Words at http://www.tiscali.co.uk/reference/d.../d0005272.html wins the The Boring Old Reality Award for the tediously accurate

eristic -- pertaining to dispute or argument.

trisherina wins the Over The Judge's Head Award again, as usual, with:

eristic -- Among palindrome enthusiasts, Napoleonic history prior exile to Elba.

Ze Frank wins the Faux Ze Award for the predictably lame

eristic -- medical condition in which one's wrist has an uncontrollable twitch

Master_Jedi wins the How Does A Seventh Grader Know This? Award for the precocious

eristic -- usually pronounced ur-estic, wht a drunk guy says before getting arrested, "what im getting eristic?"

daverbee wins the Vinyl Bustier and Riding Boots Award for the tight-fitting and mini-skirted, though not yet pierced

eristic -- Relating to behavior similar to that of the character Eris, Goddess of Chaos on The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy.

Clara's eristic behavior around the cat soon led to her being grounded for a year.

MediaHack wins the Suicide Is Painless Award for the hawk-eyed

eristic -- culinary items that contain large portions of lard, or other fatty matter, and contain the right amount of mecury for one to kill oneself.

"Emily appreciated the eristic lunch her mother had prepared, as she had to take Math that day"

Coffee wins the Bush Family Foreign Policy Award for the empirical

eristic -- Any thing or undertaking prone or doomed to failure.

Sky, pursuing his BFA in a local university, and needing to fill those last 3 units of the fall semester with something out of his field, eristically chose the organic chemistry class which sounded enviormental to him, thus promising to be a good and stimulating elective course.

Brynn wins the Contemporary American Poetry Award for the all-too-accurate

eristic -- describing someone prone to overusing the expletive "er" in their speech, often due to their passionate desire to say something while completely bereft of having anything actually meaningful to say.

"Oh Mother, please don't like invite someone like, you know, like Alan or somebody, because he's like, you know, way too like eristic - and totally boring besides because it like takes him like five minutes to like get a sentence out or something!"

LeahDear wins the Gorden Carra Rirry Awald for the linguistically insensitive and politically incorrect

eristic -- Japanese pronunciation of the word elastic.

xfox wins the Coveted Second Place Award along with the Monty Python Award for the ridiculously surreal

eristic -- an organizational method by which files are created, and used depending on one's mood.

Dan eristically decided on the pink file cabinet for the Dandywich folder today. One can only hope that when it's needed again, he'll remember what a fine mood he was in at the time.

funkytuba wins First Place as a result of winning the Well, Then Stop Reading My Poems! Award for the incredibly hurtful

eristic -- utterly lacking in any qualities sufficient to wake the muses in the mind of a participant

Take it away, Funk!

funkytuba 07-08-2006 03:52 PM


the next word is jumart

take it away!!

Marcus Bales 07-08-2006 08:15 PM

Jumart -- The police inspector in the Spanish classic Los Miserabile, who pursues Pedro SanPedro throughout the novel, and who is characterized by the author, Miguel Cervantes, as "Brutus united with Vidocq", noting that "he would have arrested his father if escaping from the galleys, and denounced his mother for violating her ticket of leave. And he would have done it with that sort of interior satisfaction that springs from virtue."

In short, a real monster.

trisherina 07-09-2006 01:41 AM

jumart: Similar to deja vu and presque vu, jumart takes place when the inevitable yet unthinkable death of a loved one is unexpectedly imagined.

Watching Grandfather cope adroitly with his rapidly melting ice-cream cone, I felt a sense of jumart creep over me like a chill fog.

trisherina 07-09-2006 01:43 AM

Jumart: The world's leading manufacturer of translucent gravy for beef dip sandwiches.

Ze Frank 07-09-2006 02:34 AM

Similar to many of the large department stores usually seen in the U.S., such as Walmart or Kmart, but primarily found in areas in and around Israel.

trisherina 07-09-2006 03:23 AM

^^we missed that one, Marcus.

klinkie 07-09-2006 06:23 AM

a strain of genital warts only found among the indigenous tribes of Jumangi.

klinkie 07-09-2006 06:27 AM


Originally Posted by klinkie
a strain of genital warts only found among the indigenous tribes of Jumangi.

ex. Once Bill Owallawalla discovered he had Jumarts the news spread like wild whipped cream, and Nancy Boingobottom stopped answering his calls.

Master_Jedi 07-09-2006 07:43 AM

jumart- the stores Hitler gave the jews so they could actually eat some food, but he forgot when he buit auchwitz...

Marcus Bales 07-09-2006 09:47 AM


Originally Posted by Master_Jedi
jumart- the stores Hitler gave the jews so they could actually eat some food, but he forgot when he buit auchwitz...

Well, Trish, maybe FauxZe is also 13 years old?

trisherina 07-09-2006 01:26 PM


Marcus Bales 07-09-2006 02:04 PM

jumart -- a servant's control of his or her incapacitated master's household and affairs.

The prospect of Bertie Wooster's marriage threatened Jeeves's jumart, so in every story the valet advises that the girl is unsuitable, and contrives to ensure that the household remains as it is.

xfox 07-09-2006 10:22 PM

JuMart - an exclusive store that carries only two items and only members can shop there.

"If you're out of the zone, we can't help you, sorry", cracked the JuMart sales associate as the door creaked shut in Vince's face.

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