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Thursday, May 12, 2005

12 MAY 05

From Merriam-Webster.

Mordant

Pronunciation: 'mor-d&nt

Function: adjective

Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, present participle of mordre: to bite, from Latin mordEre; perhaps akin to Sanskrit mrdnAti: he presses, rubs

1 : biting and caustic in thought, manner, or style : INCISIVE (a mordant wit)

2 : acting as a mordant

3 : BURNING, PUNGENT

synonym see CAUSTIC

– mor·dant·ly – adverb

Morsus mihi.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2005

11 MAY 05

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.

Skæbnen, a form of Whist that used tarot cards, was played on the Danish island county of Skildeland. The rules, and the island's entire population, were lost in 1908.

Hakke en card, hvilken som helst card.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2005

10 MAY 05

Things Ray Says #117

"Softball allows me to get in touch with my feminine side."

(Insert rimshot here.)

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Monday, May 9, 2005

09 MAY 05


“Somewhere between the Angels and the French lies the rest of humanity.”

Mark Twain

Joyeux Lundi, enfant d'un hamster.

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Friday, May 6, 2005

06-08 MAY 05

A crossword puzzle. All of the answers can be found in the 2005 archive. Have fun…or not.

A line, a fish, a beam of electromagnetic radiation, or a pretentious nitwit with a website.

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Thursday, May 5, 2005

05 MAY 05

From Wikiquote's Latin Phrases.

Damnant quod non intellegunt. – "They condemn what they do not understand."

Damnant! I wish they'd stop that.

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