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Re: Favourite words

Post by refandy » Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:11 pm

panjandrum. Never heard it until I read a book on stonehenge which had used it a lot. Never found a use for it anywhere else though

I also like the word b*ll*cks. Most expressive of all the swear words but needs me to switch on my geordie accent, as used to good effect by Oz in Auf Weidersehen pet

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Re: Favourite words

Post by Shining_Peace » Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:54 pm

Fortuitous
Lackadaisical
~Sassy

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Re: Favourite words

Post by Janey Dal » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:47 am

:lol: :lol: @ Andy!

And yes Sassy -like both of those.

Never heard of panjandrum Andy either. What is it?

I discovered the word solipsistic a little while ago which is also a beauty. It means utterly self-absorbed ie centre of your own universe.

So basically most teenagers are solipsistic.

Soporific
Antidisestablishmentairianism - longest word in the English dictionary - but utterly useless. Good for quizzes though!

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Re: Favourite words

Post by Anne Dawson » Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:44 pm

Nope - "smiles" is the longest word because there is a mile between the two s's ( as my dad used to say ).

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Re: Favourite words

Post by Anne Dawson » Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:46 pm

Serendipity

Eschew

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Re: Favourite words

Post by oldestrocker » Thu Aug 10, 2017 5:31 pm

Once described my grandson as a hobbledehoy. He smiled clearly not understanding what I meant.

A few weeks later he pulled me to one side and said "thanks granddad!!"

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Re: Favourite words

Post by Janey Dal » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:47 am

:lol: :lol: :lol:

We also have 'family' words:

Like Barlic -for garlic. From my son at 3 reaching up, nicking a bit of chopped garlic from the work top whilst I was cooking and eating it.

"What is that mummy?"
"Garlic". I replied
"Don't like Barlic!"

Dice-ee-dor - dinosaur
Bully Bunter - helicopter (no I've no idea either)
Floddy - flower

The latest in our list is from my daughter in law who got quite cross with my son the other day when they were watching a programme about armadillos.

"Have you see this armadildo?" She asked him

He obviously fell about laughing and more so when she added that he was being childish because armadildos were around first :lol: :lol: .

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Re: Favourite words

Post by refandy » Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:11 pm

panjandrum - a person who has or claims to have a great deal of authority or influence.

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Re: Favourite words

Post by 26.12.11 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 10:57 pm

Spoony - whenever anyone asks for cutlery other than a spoon if they ask for a spoon it is the knifey. We are strange like that.

Adding bob/s to end of any word.

Calling each other pup or puppybobs.
Gruncle = grumpy uncle
Grumps= grumpy grandad

Basketti = spaghetti
Jimaling = Gillingham
Both from Jack as a kid

Margit, ramsgit and any other gits in kent, we added the end but that's how train conductor prounounced Margate and Ramsgate.
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Re: Favourite words

Post by Janey Dal » Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:04 pm

Thanks Andy - I will store that one to impress at a later date :lol: :lol: . I need all the help I can get working with a load of GPs! :lol: :lol: .

Love your family words Sharon!

We put 'OO" at the end of everyone's name.

So I was Mummy-moo (now shortened to Moo by my daughter :shock: )
Alan was Nally-Noo (which eventually was bastardised even further and I refer to him as Noo or Noo-noo)
Hanny-Hoo - my daughter - AKA Hanny-Fanny-Doo-Dah :lol:
Tommy-Too didn't sound right so for some reason I can't remember ended up as Timmy :lol: :lol: . He sometimes calls himself Timmy and his wife calls him Timmy as well.
Harry-Hoo the dog
Rosie-Roo the previous dog

The dog responds to dog-wazz to encourage him to go out for his ablutions. The previous dog used to come running into the kitchen for her dinner when I shouted 'send in the gimp' :lol: :lol: . A quote for those who aren't familiar with it from Pulp Fiction.

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More please! I love all these worms (another family word for 'words').

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Re: Favourite words

Post by 26.12.11 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:01 pm

Mum's words
hangdownums
He needs a swift kick in his hangdownums.
Chuckawucka
Term of endearment, my little chuckawucka.
Tisell
Towel, no idea why
Lasbellies
Raspberries, said while eating some
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Re: Favourite words

Post by Janey Dal » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:25 am

:lol: :lol: hangdownups ? :lol: :lol: :lol:

Turmott - turnip
Destructions - instructions
Wittle Wams - baby sheep
Vutiefull - Beautiful
Kibboo -biscuit (no clue)
Bobos- sleep

In fact I wonder when we have a conversation that anybody outside the family understands us at all :lol: :lol: .

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Re: Favourite words

Post by fergie » Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:32 pm

Baffies - love that word far too much :D
Pedantic
Blether
Drookit
Boogachoo (my pet name for Kayleigh)
Cushydoo (my pet name for Harris)

I couldn't possibly tell you my pet name for Owen at the moment ... He's in the bad books :roll: :lol:
Leigh, Boo & Haribo XX

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Re: Favourite words

Post by Janey Dal » Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:09 am

:lol: :lol: :lol: Poor Owen! :lol: :lol: :lol:

Keep him on his toes sweetie!! :lol: :lol:

I just thought of 'whimsical' which I love as well.

What is drookit? :shock: :shock:

Deadiboo - something that is dead.
Doddages - sausages

And please don't judge me on this - Alan and my son invented this one: barse - the part of your body between your bottom and your scrotum. Don't ask-just DON'T ask :lol: :lol: :oops: :oops: .

I hasten to add it really doesn't come up in conversation very often :roll: :roll: .

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Re: Favourite words

Post by fergie » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:24 pm

Drookit means soaking wet :D

He's back in the good books ... he bought me a flake :lol: :lol:
Leigh, Boo & Haribo XX

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