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Friday, July 30, 2004

30 JUL – 01 AUG 04

From Wikipedia’s List of Latin Phrases.

Sit Venia Verbo – “With apologies for the word” – i.e. “pardon my French.”

Und entschuldigen Sie bitte mein Deutsches, während Sie an ihm sind.

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Thursday, July 29, 2004

29 JUL 04

From Merriam-Webster.

Irony

Pronunciation: ‘I(&)rnE, ‘I&nE, -ni

Function: adjective

Etymology: Middle English yrony, from yron, iren: iron + -y — more at IRON

1 : made or consisting of iron : containing or abounding in iron (irony sands) (irony chains)

2 : resembling iron in some quality, as taste or hardness (an irony flavor)

Does Alanis know about this?

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Wednesday, July 28, 2004

28 JUL 04

The Unfact™ Of The Week.

The Unfact™ is, to the best of our knowledge, completely false and unsupportable. We are not responsible for any consequences that are bound to occur if you are silly enough to believe it.

The number of a cat’s nine lives remaining can be determined by dividing the number of its whiskers by π.

Key Lime π is my favorite.

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Tuesday, July 27, 2004

27 JUL 04

Things Ray Says #78:

“Ça c’est tres Vingtième Siècle.”

(Insert rimshot here.)

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Monday, July 26, 2004

26 JUL 04

“Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.”

Oscar Levant

Vesel Ponedeljek!

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Friday, July 23, 2004

23-25 JUL 04

From Merriam-Webster.

Sedulous

Pronunciation: ‘se-j&-l&s

Function: adjective

Etymology: Latin sedulus, from sedulo: sincerely, diligently, from se: without + dolus: guile — more at SUICIDE

1 : involving or accomplished with careful perseverance (sedulous craftsmanship)

2 : diligent in application or pursuit (a sedulous student)

synonym see BUSY

sed·u·lous·ly adverb

sed·u·lous·ness noun

It sounds better than "geeky".

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