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Weekly Vocab #3.1.1 (repost #1)

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Friday, July 27, 2007, 4:11
Last posted: December 19th, 2003

> From: Christian Thalmann <cinga@...> > > It's been more than a week since the last official edition, and > I'm bored right now... so here goes. Sorry if I repeat words > we've had before. Brought to you by the letter l and adverbials. > > > 1) light > In winter, we get so little sunlight around here that most > people suffer from a light case of depression, which shouldn't > be taken lightly. > > 2) last > My last old shoes have lasted long, but I've bought a new pair > at last. > > 3) left > Once you've left the tunnel, you'll have only little time left > to reach the building to your left. > > 4) lean > Leaning against a tree, the jogger stretches her lean calves. > > 5) long > Before long, I will be longing for an even longer vacation. > > 6) love > Were it not for my shyness, I'd love to confess my love to > the love of my life. > > 7) line > Though my grandmother liked the poem, she found the line > about a clothesline lined with lingerie out of line. > > > Hmpf, I can't think of any more double uses... > > > 8) laugh > Laugh, or be laughed at. > > 9) lump > When I have a lump in my throat, I drink a cup of ginger > tea with three lumps of sugar. > > > And to perpetuate Christopher Wright's tradition... > consider it optional, though. =P > > > 10) lung > After the king's men had torn my house down, burned my > crops, taught my children dirty words, and stuck a > fencepole through my chest, I found the wheezing noise > the hole in my lungs made when I played the tuba mildly > annoying. > > > > -- Christian Thalmann
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: - Hirudinidae, n. a family of Hirudinea - wend, v. direct one's course or way; "wend your way through the crowds" 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.