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Weekly Vocab #2.1.14 (repost #1)

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Friday, March 30, 2007, 4:13
Last posted: July 6th, 2003

> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...> > > I missed a week. So sorry![1] > 1. chin > That man just broke my chin! > > 2. shirt > Now there's blood on my shirt. > > 3. vowel > Of course, I can't say any of this, since I can only pronounce one vowel > with a broken jaw. > > 4. to cause, incite > This has incited me to throw the man around the room. > > 5. weak > Of course, I am too weak to do so. > > 6. pain > To the pain in my chin is added the pain of broken ribs. > > 7. faith > I have faith, though, that I will be miraculously healed. > > 8. to reward > After one week, it has become apparent that God does not reward people for > losing brawls. > > 9. offense > Still, I meant no offense in likening his girlfriend to Regis Philbin. > > 10. sympathy > You'd think God would have some sympathy for that reason. > > [1] Actually, it's a truth that I don't mean. See _The Sirens of Titan_. > > ~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: - nail-tailed wallaby, n. small wallabies with a horny nail on the tip of the tail - counter-drill, v. drill in an opposite direction 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.