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Most Erudite Poster - Word of the Week Competition

Discussion in 'Everything Else' started by Hugh Jarse, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. Dismal Pillock John Thornett (49)

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    I guess that depends on how unintelligible your lisp/ecksent combination are.

    Mine is just a vowel-less pursed-lipped mumble.
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  2. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    Quinoatarian

    noun quin-oa-tar-i-an \. quin-wa-'ter-ē-ən

    One whose diet makes one a pretentious fucktard
  3. waiopehu oldboy John Eales (66)

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  4. Dismal Pillock John Thornett (49)

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    Sybaritic
    [sib-uh-rit-ik]

    adjective
    1.
    pertaining to or characteristic of a sybarite; characterized by or loving luxury or sensuous pleasure:
    eg, "to behold an Auckland Blues backrow of Ioane, Braid-Whitelock & Kaino in full flight is to wallow in sybaritic splendor."
  5. Hugh Jarse Rocky Elsom (76)

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  6. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    Sybariatric [sib-uh-reat-rik]

    adjective
    1. To indulge in sensuous pleasure at the bigger human

    eg, "to behold Ben Tameifuna demolishing a buffet, or a scrum is to wallow in sybariatric splendour"
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  7. Hugh Jarse Rocky Elsom (76)

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    Sybariatricanarism [sib-uh-re-a-trik-an-ear-izm]

    noun
    1. A theory that promotes and encourages open sybariatric activities.
    2. advocacy of sybariatric rights, esp for interior design, public amenities, infrastructure and transport.

    eg: "A regular contributor to the ESPN rugby web site who is well known for their sybaritic tendencies at the pie warmer, was seen at a recent media event attacking the sponsors buffet with such vigour that a hard core Sybariatricanarism devotee would be proud of"
  8. Sully John Eales (66)

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    You lost me at Erudite.
  9. Hugh Jarse Rocky Elsom (76)

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    Erudite (ˈer-ə-ˌdīt)

    noun
    1. a high strength medically approved hypoallergenic two part acrylic elastic epoxy adhesive used by surgeons to secure auditory implants in a patients cochlea. Not to be confused with the commercially available Sellys product Araldite, which should not be used for medical purposes.

    Alt. use
    adjective
    1. a smartypants who knows lots of stuff and speaks real proper all the time.
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  10. Lindommer Andrew Slack (58)

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    I would've thought to "erudite" is to incorrectly apply the glue...
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  11. Sully John Eales (66)

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    tatterdemalion


    [tat-er-di-meyl-yuh n]

    noun
    1.
    a person in tattered clothing; a shabby person.
    adjective
    2.
    ragged; unkempt or dilapidated.
  12. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    Try saying that with a mouthful of Weetbix.
  13. Hugh Jarse Rocky Elsom (76)

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    Antitatterdemalionesque

    [IMG]
  14. Gristlechewer Charlie Fox (21)

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    Isn't that Lee Grants Daughter??????????????
  15. waiopehu oldboy John Eales (66)

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  16. Hugh Jarse Rocky Elsom (76)

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  17. Hugh Jarse Rocky Elsom (76)

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    Verso

    [vur-soh]

    noun
    1. a The left-hand page of an open book or manuscript (opposed to recto).
    b. The back of a sheet of printed paper.
    2. The side of a coin that does not bear the principal design (opposite to the obverse).

    Majoring in Classics, Cambridge Captain John Snetterton-Jones confused both the referee and the Oxford Captain, Civil Engineering undergraduate James Hebblethwaite, in the annual Varsity Match when he called verso as Hebblethwaite tossed the coin.



    Not to be confused with VERSING
    noun
    1. a game invented at Oriel College Oxford by Poet in Residence Eugene Lee-Hamilton and Edward Copplestone, the Oriel College Provost, in 1865 in which contestants engage in reciting and critiquing contemporary prose.

    verb
    1. (informal) A coarse bastardisation of the preposition "Versus" used by uneducated and inarticulate children, usually in Australia, meaning playing against.
  18. Sully John Eales (66)

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    I like it.
  19. Hugh Jarse Rocky Elsom (76)

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    Lalochezia

    [lal′ō-kē′zē-ă]

    noun
    1. The emotional relief gained from using abusive or profane language.
  20. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    I'm surprised Pfitzy and Train Without A Station aren't more emotionally relieved, for services to the saying of many fucks.

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