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08/06/2009

Somewhere solidly in the 600s. Oh yes, with 19 days left until I go back to school.

eubliette: a dungeon with the only entrance or exit being a trap door in the ceiling (Princeton Word Net)

adtorsion: a turning inward of both eyes. (thank you medical-dictionary.com)

ailanthus: any of several deciduous Asian trees of the genus Ailanthus (PWN)

collops: rolls of fat (wallacewiki.com)

nostrums: nostrum – A medicine or remedy in conventional use which has not been proven to have any desirable medical effects (wiki)

coprolaliac: coprolalia- the obsessive use of scatological language. (dictionary.com)

phylogenic: Based on evolutionary development. (thank you http://www.releasechimps.com– yes, that’s the name of the site)

verdigrised: Coated with a deposit of copper, usually greenish or bluish in color. (wiki)

coruscant: aglitter(p): having brief brilliant points or flashes of light; “bugle beads all aglitter”; “glinting eyes” (PWN; and yes, three/four definitions on the googledefine concerned the glittery planet of Star Wars origin)

carminative: medication that prevents the formation of gas in the alimentary tract or eases its passing (PWN)

buttinski: buttinsky– one who butts in, interrupts, where he or she is not welcome (wiki)

R.H.I.P: “rank has its privileges”

saltire: St. Andrew’s cross: a cross resembling the letter x, with diagonal bars of equal length (PWN)

tektitic: tektite– Any of numerous generally small, rounded, dark brown to green glassy objects that are composed of silicate glass and are thought to have been formed by the impact of a meteorite with the earth’s surface. (dictionary.com)

colposcope: a form of endoscope used to examine the tissues of the vagina and cervix (wiki)

olla: a pot for making stew, or stew itself (wallacewiki)

tsimmes: a fruit and vegetable casserole (wallacewiki)

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