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Weekly Vocab #2.1.23 (repost #1)

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Friday, June 1, 2007, 4:08
Last posted: September 22nd, 2003

> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...> > > Late! I'm so sorry! Can you ever forgive me? > 1. obedient > It is a joy to have obedient children. > > 2. family > That contributes greatly to the peacefulness of a family. > > 3. thought > A thought and a kind word do as much, though. > > 4. politician > A politician might have the kind word, but never the thought. > > 5. civility > Thus government contains the trappings, but not the substance, of civility. > > 6. civilization > Does this mean that government is not a part of civilization? > > 7. to move > If you don't like it, move to Cuba. It's not any better, but they're > honest. > > 8. to meet > A ConlangCon is a place for conlangers to meet and discuss olives. > > 9. existence > It also establishes the existence of various conlangers more certainly. > > 10. feelings > No hard feelings, but I can't be sure any of you are actually people. > > > All right, I'd better stop before my tongue pokes a hole through my cheek. > ~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: - Avogadro, n. Italian physicist noted for his work on gases; proposed what has come to be called Avogadro's law (1776-1856) - sit back, v. settle into a comfortable sitting position 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.