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I love this word.  Do you have a favorite archaic, odd or funny sounding  word?


 


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Great idea, Donna Lynn! 


Now what in tarnation does bumfuzzled mean??!!


Others I like - "slipshod",  "buffalo'ed" and "hornswoggled."


Annnd..."bopped on the soup cooler."

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MarlyB says ...



Great idea, Donna Lynn! 


Now what in tarnation does bumfuzzled mean??!!


Others I like - "slipshod",  "buffalo'ed" and "hornswoggled."


Annnd..."bopped on the soup cooler."



Bumfuzzled means confused. 


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Try this site...I love it.


 


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 Thank you! This is great. 


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Butter Brickle.



I had to google this one!  LOL 


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Oh yeah like Ella Fitzgerald singin' Cole Porter, "Bewitched, bothered and bumfuzzled am I!"


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MarlyB says ...



Great idea, Donna Lynn! 


Now what in tarnation does bumfuzzled mean??!!


Others I like - "slipshod",  "buffalo'ed" and "hornswoggled."


Annnd..."bopped on the soup cooler."



Bumfuzzled means confused. 


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Disgruntled--I know the meaning according to the dictionary.So one would almost have to assume this is the act of not being gruntled,which is NOT a word.Or,would that be ungruntled,which is also not a word?

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Logorrhea - incessant or compulsive talkativeness; wearisome volubility. Pathologically incoherent, repetitious speech. 


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"For keeps."

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Begosh, begome begolly!  Fugstuggy...

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Castanet-That's what one does when he/she is trying to catch fish.

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mitigate.--When you leave one of your gloves on your gate,to keep it warm.

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 Persnickety (overly particular or snobbish)

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OH! SHhn-i-keeees!!! ( when in a moment of stupidity of actions completed). ( This term may also be used when an accident has occurred.)

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For law enforcement my all time fave is: Fungible. There are others... when I can remember them.


Also, skullduggery, chicanery and tomfoolery. All these deal with guys (and gals!) up to no good.


While were on the subject of words, has anyone noticed the frequency of the use of the word 'actually' lately? Seems that it is used a lot in this kind of context: "I actually did get to the store today to buy the stuff we needed." I heard a sports broadcaster use it three times in 5 minutes worth of talking. "I actually went to Augusta to play a round of golf."


Now, is this word being used similarly as when people say, "...to tell you the truth..."? It appears that is also be used quite heavily lately. What, otherwise, you are not telling the truth?


And don't get me started with 'know what I mean' or 'ya know?'.


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I've always liked the term "flim flam man" and, even better, "flim-flammery."

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While were on the subject of words, has anyone noticed the frequency of the use of the word 'actually' lately? Seems that it is used a lot in this kind of context: "I actually did get to the store today to buy the stuff we needed." I heard a sports broadcaster use it three times in 5 minutes worth of talking. "I actually went to Augusta to play a round of golf."



Reminds me of this:


http://theoatmeal.com/comics/literally



 




Bessie Braddock: “Sir, you are drunk.”
Churchill: “Madam, you are ugly. In the morning, I shall be sober.”

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Another one I really like to use is "prig." 


 

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Bessie Braddock: “Sir, you are drunk.”
Churchill: “Madam, you are ugly. In the morning, I shall be sober.”

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Tooten-flurgen. it means breakfast sandwhich in Norway somewhere pretty sure.

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