Weekly Vocab #2.1.13 (repost #1)
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, March 23, 2007, 4:17|
Last posted: June 23rd, 2003
> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>
> An ill omen, this number. Come to think of it, the mirror in my bathroom
> has been broken for years without negative effects, and I like black cats,
> even if they shun me.
> This might remind people of Reb Tevye (Topol) from _Fiddler on the Roof_.
> 1. to bow
> One should bow when passing the temple.
> 2. tradition
> It is a tradition, and traditions tell us where we stand with God [or the
> Universal Life Force, or the Verruca Gnome, or whatever is conculturally
> 3. origin
> So you want to know the origin of this tradition? I'll tell you.
> I don't know.
> 4. to uphold
> But it's a tradition, so I shall uphold it.
> 5. to encourage
> Everyone I meet encourages me to do so.
> 6. lynch mob
> If I don't uphold the traditions, a lynch mob will show up.
> 7. goodwill, 8. society
> I wish to keep the goodwill of high society.
> 9. magistrate, judge, elder
> Perhaps I'll be a magistrate some day.
> 10. to honor
> All will honor me and swoon at my name, for I will be famous.
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:
- hedge nettle, n.
perennial herb with an odorless rhizome widespread in moist places in northern
- break, v.
come forth or begin from a state of latency; "The first winter storm broke
over New York"
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