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Hey all. So, we had a staff meeting at work today and my boss Tory used the word "verve". It's such a positive exuberant word that I have chosen it as my word of the day. Anyone else? Sux? Oh I forgot, we already saw your word....


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"Verve" Records. I had a Velvet Underground LP on that label long ago - with Lou Reed, and John Cale, I believe.
 
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I was going to ask if there was a band by that name, I thought there was. I guess thats what I was thinking of.

Guffaw is another good word, haven't heard anybody guffaw recently.

How about punctiliously?

Your turn Doug, I'm sleepy...

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rocket,

there is (or was) a band called The Verve. They had a massive hit ten years ago (in the UK, at least) with a song called "Bittersweet Symphony".

I like to guffaw, but I also like a good chortle.


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Seriously, I chuckled when I read chortled. Thanks for Verve info.


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Actually Greg and Phil I was flummoxed when I read your posts!
 
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Say, Phil, have you ever been to
LLANFAIRPWLLGWYNGYLLGOGERYCHWYRNDROBWLLLLANTYSILIOGOGOGOCH?
 
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quote:
LLANFAIRPWLLGWYNGYLLGOGERYCHWYRNDROBWLLLLANTYSILIOGOGOGOCH


You mean "The church of St. Mary in the hollow of white hazel trees near the rapid whirlpool by St. Tysilio's of the red cave"?

I've never been there. Phil Nic?


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Adler is a good word.


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Flummoxed is a good one Biplane.

You addled me with that one, Doug. Are you making up words again? Smiler


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You addled me with that one, Doug.


It's an inside joke.

But it is a good word.


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OK, here's one from the great Bob Elliot:
What is the only word in the English language that contains 3 consecutive dotted letters?
 
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LLANFAIRPWLLGWYNGYLLGOGERYCHWYRNDROBWLLLLANTYSILIOGOGOGOCH is a good word.

No, I've never been there. But I hear the sign at the railway station is longer than the platform.

[Translation for American readers: the sign at the railroad station is longer than the track.]

That word with three consecutive dotted letters could be Yiiipeeeeee!!


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Hmmmm. BrII, maybe, "a salutation to bad luck."

Here is an easy one ~
A woorrdd that has three consecutive different letters doubled, other than "yiippee."
 
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Butch, ya mean "bookkeeper"?

Nobody's guessed mine yet...
 
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