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Expanding my vocabulary on cf.net

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by across110thstreet, Dec 7, 2003.

  1. across110thstreet

    across110thstreet Contributing Member

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    aka: 3 words I learned while surfing the message board:

    Harangue-
    1.A long pompous speech, especially one delivered before a gathering.
    2.A speech or piece of writing characterized by strong feeling or expression; a tirade.

    Histrionics
    Exaggerated emotional behavior calculated for effect.

    ad hominem
    Appealing to personal considerations rather than to logic or reason: Debaters should avoid ad hominem arguments that question their opponents' motives.


    as KingCheetah once said, "The University of Clutch BBS is always in session."


    what have you learned on this website?
     
  2. RunninRaven

    RunninRaven Contributing Member

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    I learned how to tell the difference between butter and I Can't Believe It's Not Butter.
     
  3. EddieWasSnubbed

    EddieWasSnubbed Contributing Member

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    I learned that master debaters have a very low chance at getting cancer!:D
     
  4. Manny Ramirez

    Manny Ramirez The Music Man

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    No you haven't, Mr. Raven! No one has!
     
  5. OmegaSupreme

    OmegaSupreme Contributing Member
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    i've learned two words, but i'm sure only one is legitimate. they are:

    petulant
    and...
    petistol ;)
     
  6. TBar

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    Trucculent-mean spirited-cross-extremely agitated, angry, fierce

    Capricious- whimsical, decisions made without logic

    I learned both here
     
  7. RIET

    RIET Contributing Member

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    Dumb

    Dumber
     
  8. tierre_brown

    tierre_brown Contributing Member

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    Weird acronyms like IMHO, IMO, IIRC, etc.
     
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    I am absolutely stunned that no one has quoted YoYao yet...
     
  10. Kam

    Kam Contributing Member

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    Where are you live?
     
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    :D ....

    I still dunno what IIRC means and what in the world does that H in IMHO stand for :mad:
     
  12. Uprising

    Uprising Contributing Member

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    I guessed that the H in IMHO stands for Humble. I could be wrong.

    I don't know what IIRC stands for either to tell you the truth.
     
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    Asshat and jabroni are two words I've learned from this site.
     
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    IIRC = If I Recall Correctly

    Uprising is right about IMHO
     
  15. Bailey

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    My favourite acronym:

    IANAL
     
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    I've learned that "Senior Member" doesn't necessarily mean he's a smart user, it just means that he talks a lot.

    -- droxford
     
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    I just got me a new sig, thanks. :)
     
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    I would know nothing at all about television, new music or anything, really, of pop culture without this site. Not that that's worth a whole hell of a lot. :p
     
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    I've learned that any post that asks "For Your Opinion" will end up with someone telling you how dumb you are for your opinion.
     
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    Thanks! I'm honored!

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