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OK, that's enough of those psaltery comments.
disconnect The cervical spine injury John Travolta suffered in Saturday Night Fever
 
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DISCOURSE - Waltzing with Bears (like my Uncle Terwilliger)
 
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Hab, you still have power? The news reports say you've all washed away. Fake news! Call T. Rump! Call Steve Bunion! Damned labial media!
(That's word of mouth)
disparate When one failed to eat one's offspring
 
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The news reports say you've all washed away. Fake news!

He's nowhere near the ocean. He's so far inland that cable companies have to deliver sunlight.
 
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Proof, why didn't YOU wash away?
[b]dysmenorrhea[b] Incessant insulting of males.

BTW, I've seen something called #Metoo on the TV, supposedly having to do with improper male conduct. Since "#" is usually called "the pound sign," are they saying, "pound me also?" Confused
Seems bass-ackwards intent-wise.
 
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dissolute: failure to show proper respect to a superior officer by presenting arms.
 
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disparate When one failed to eat one's offspring


DISPARATE - Man, that is one lo-o-o-ong golf hole !
 
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disgorge Da canyon I'm talkin' 'bout
 
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acme: a higher grade of acne.
 
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distopia A community made undesirable by excess alcohol consumption (Does that explain Ireland?)

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distaff: boss keeps waitresses tips.
 
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buoyant: a contradiction. Males are uncles.
 
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qunt: an upperclass rendering of a lowerclass word
 
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DISABLE - Cain adds insult to injury

DYSPHORIA - I brought you a present

DYSENTERY - Exhumation Center
 
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DISMAL The late princess' illness

DIURNAL Daily pay

Wow, Hab, yours were superb! I wish I could figure out why I can't see your posts unless I notice a little line saying your were there. GRRRRR!!!
 
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Oh man Hab I love "Dis' for ya"!
I like Greg am inspired to keep trying.


DISCOMFITURE - insult, e.g., "Grandma's jam sucks."

DISCURSIVE - language that has been cleaned up

DISDAIN - the attitude of Swedes toward their neighbor to the south

DISENFRANCHISE - what Hitler did to Paris in 1940
 
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How can I not respond to praise like that ? :-)

DISORDER - a self-referential word in praise of entropy

DYSARTHRIA - Artoo’s successor can’t hold a candle to the original

DISGRUNTLED - and he deserves a medal for his actions above and beyond...
 
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I like Greg am inspired to keep trying.



Greg hasn't been here for months. Who you talkin' 'bout?

I'm reminded of the Italian woman who made her father unhappy in one of Shakespeare's plays, DISDEMONA
 
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Oops, sorry Geoff. Chalk it up to senior-yrs dysnomia.

Hey, WAIT a minute!

DYSNOMIA - irrational hatred of certain yard ornaments
 
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DISFIGURE Body shame
 
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Speaking of gnomes, how about the old Cary Grant movie, Gnome but The Lonely Heart? https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037135/ Or the itenerant linguist, Gnome Chomsky?
 
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Good grief, did that make you all retch so badly that you've forsaken this thread???
 
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DESPAIR - extra tire in Italian's trunk

DISJUNCT - cleaned up

DISPENSARY - where VP gets sent when he screws up
 
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DISHEARTEN - Bo Derek, according to rumor, had a perfect form and supreme technical and artistic excellence
 
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DISENTANGLE Protest vector

DISORGANIZEDWhat happened to Peter Abelard
 
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DISSENT - my scorn is in the mail

DISCORDANCE - if not a Frisbee then a Terpsichorean exhibition

DIPSTICK - immerses the dog-pest in insecticide
 
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DIPOLE Immerse a Swede
 
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DISTILL - the Princess of Wales' cash register
 
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DISTILL Or a booze maker that only works during daylight?

Off the subject, what happens if you drive a Chevy Equinox more than twice a year?
 
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DISTILL Or a booze maker that only works during daylight?

Can't be; it says the Drill Instructor makes moonshine, so it's gotta be his night job.
 
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What if it's a German DI? Might he have laryngitis? Wait - that can't be a proper question. I forgot I don't speak German. Confused
 
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[b]DIDO[b] The princess of Wales' hair style
 
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DIDO - Choice #4 on the list of possible answers to the question that starts "Do you take this ..."

DIATOM - a microscopic organism made entirely of simple small molecules
 
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DIDO - Choice #4 on the list of possible answers to the question that starts "Do you take this ..."

Or it could be someone marrying two people at once. Probably not legal outside Utah.
 
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Or, a unified hairstyle for Siamese twins?
 
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Or, we've already mentioned the letter between N and P.
 
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DISSENT - a transmitted email conveying disdain and disagreement
 
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DISMENORRHEA Improper spelling on a monthly basis.
 
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???? You lost me on that one, Hab.
 
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try this for a model:

OTTLA
 
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in total that's a lotta trouble to go to.


"No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money." Samuel Johnson.
 
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Yes, but for this purpose I prefer to think of it as TOTAL DISORDER. Right, Geoff?
 
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It all seems sooo Kafkaesque. Confused
 
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It's DISORDER in both form and content simultaneously...

Same ambiguity that makes "Who's on First?" funny.
 
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UNTIED Being dyslexic, I usually see it as "untied." And imagine what I see in "MARITAL!"
 
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UNTIED Being dyslexic, I usually see it as "untied." And imagine what I see in "MARITAL!"
hmm, martial discord. That's what they're having in Portland.
 
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Nothing new for Portland. Watch this: https://watch.opb.org/video/opb-specials-local-color/
 
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Just as long as Powell's Bookstore is OK. (10th and Burnside, as I recall)
 
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GRR there's no way get this to display the way I want it here. But do you get the idea?
 
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