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Weekly Vocab #2.1.5 (repost #1)

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Friday, January 26, 2007, 4:07
Last posted: April 27th, 2003

> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...> > > It was Estel Telcontar, was it not, who mentioned that these words have > not fit into their conculture? If that continues to be a problem, email > me, and we'll work something out. > > This is dedicated to the stereotypical vacation. > 1. vacation > I had two weeks of vacation. > > 2. ocean > I went to the ocean. > > 3. rain > It rained a lot and was very cold. > > 4. market > The open-air market remained open, though, and I had fun haggling. > > 5. ripoff > I was the victim of many ripoffs, to the amusement of the vendors. > > 6. drunk > I became drunk on the obligatory tourist-unfriendly drink. > > 7. to vomit > I vomited profusely. > > 8. temple > I enjoyed <worshipping at | seeing> the many temples there. > > 9. money > I ran out of money after a week and a half. > > 10. to return > I had to return on foot. > > 11. blister > I am covered in blisters. > > ~Wright
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: - Argonauta, n. type genus of the family Argonautidae: paper nautilus - demand, v. request urgently and forcefully; "The victim's family is demanding compensation"; "The boss demanded that he be fired immediately"; "She demanded to see the manager" 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.


Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...>