JCC the "i learned a new word" thread

Discussion in 'Community' started by Rogue_Ten, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. Rogue_Ten Chosen One

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    post the word and maybe where you learned it and/or a little bit about what it means to you
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  2. Rogue_Ten Chosen One

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    pulchritude - one definition is "physical beauty"

    learned from (michael parker-stainback's english translation of) sergio gonzalez rodriguez's "the femicide machine", a text on the crazy insane rate of horrific murder of young women in ciudad juarez

  3. mrsvos Force Ghost

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    Skuddy is Scottish slang for nekkid.
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  4. Frank T. Force Ghost

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    yup, that's a new one for me
  5. Darth Guy Chosen One

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    Poor Suzuki_Akira.
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  6. Boba_Fett_2001 Chosen One

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  7. Alpha-Red Force Ghost

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    Pulchritude. It means "physical beauty". I learned its meaning on an internet forum thread dedicated to words you recently learned.
  8. Rogue_Ten Chosen One

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    i suggested "the femicide machine" as his hip hop name. he never got back to me
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  9. Zapdos Force Ghost

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    i googled for a new word to learn, but i couldn't find any. so i'm either terrible at googling or i know all the words in the entire universe
  10. Ender Sai Chosen One

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    "Propinquity" - forming a bond between people with whom we frequently interact. Came across it whilst catching up on the Freakonomics podcast. I may have encountered before but I can't recall.
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  11. Alpha-Red Force Ghost

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    Mahlneid. Means "meal-envy" in German, or as this article puts it, "coveting thy neighbor's restaurant order".
  12. Healer_Leona Scattegories Host. Manager Emeritus

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    I want to believe the words works for internet friends too and I think it should be the next 'hat'!