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Weekly Vocab #4.1.2 (repost #1)

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Friday, August 10, 2007, 4:10
Last posted: January 23rd, 2004

> From: takatunu <takatunu@...> > > This weak I made 4 different batches as variations on one theme. I guess I > made a few English mistakes but I hope they are not to confusing. > > Easy ones: > > Please write to your friend in this room and with this pen an essay about > your conlang in your script but in English. > I baked the dough and the cake was soon baked. > This bottle was filled with wine and that other one was full of water. > Now both are empty so please refill them. > > How Perceptive!: > > Let me smell your flowers. > Can you smell them? > This flower smells of honey. > Flowers perfume the room with a heady scent. > When I look at you I see your father. > I tasted the grilled cricket and it tastes like chicken. > The snow-capped top appeared through the clouds. > My vision of the mountain is blurred like your vision of life is. > I am obsessed by her thought. > You look lost in your thoughts. > > Tropism: > > Our victory is your defeat. > My blow causes, and results in, your injury. > Your injury results from my blow. > I love you although you smell. > You smell but I still love you. > I'll accept if you beg me. > Your begging to me shall condition my acceptance. > > Bases: > > The skulls hung dangling from the heavy pillars on which the thatched roof > rested. > Modern art--I pegged a chairleg into the trunk of a tree stemming from a > pole.
Bonus Vocab from WordNet: This is randomly selected automatically, so in case it offends you or you disagree, please either ignore or be inspired to make up different words and/or phrases: - Waite, n. United States jurist who was appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1874 by President Grant (1816-1888) - foliate, v. coat or back with metal foil; "foliate glass" Fiant verba! ---- If you want to post your own weekly vocab, please do not send it to the list directly. To prevent unbalanced amounts of new vocab, send it to <weeklyvocab@...> in order to enqueue it in the regular weekly posting process. Just write a mail as if addressing the list directly -- it will be forwarded as is.