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  1. Michael 345 Bali 1 week here 2 to go Valued Senior Member

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    She was Scheherazaded ?

    She was Scheherazading ?

    She Scheherazadated all night ?

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    Tahini - Middle Eastern paste or sauce made from ground sesame seeds

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    Fete - A festival related to a lavish outdoor entertainment.
     
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    acyrology - incorrect use of language

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    ax·i·ol·o·gy
    study of the nature of value and valuation, and of the kinds of things that are valuable

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    Hell, I'd have thought it the study of armpits...
     
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    oxterology

    noun
    noun: oxterology
    the study of the pointless subjects

    Example:
    She had a diploma in oxterology obtained from Trump University.
     
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    Klecksography - art of making images from inkblots

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    externalism
    1. Excessive regard to outward acts or appearances, especially in religion.
    2. The act of judging by outward appearance or acts.
    3. The belief that only things that can be observed by senses are real.

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  18. Michael 345 Bali 1 week here 2 to go Valued Senior Member

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    Babel just IS mmmmmm

    Let me think about that

    Ba·bel
    \ˈbā-bəl,ˈba-\
    noun
    • 1:acityinShinarwherethebuildingof atowerisheldinGenesistohavebeenhaltedby theconfusionoftongues
    • 2oftennotcapitalized
      a:aconfusionofsoundsorvoices
      b:asceneofnoiseorconfusion
    Origin:MiddleEnglish,fromHebrewBābhel,fromAkkadianbāb-ilugateof god.
    Firstuse:14thcentury

    Mirriam-Webster

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  19. sideshowbob Sorry, wrong number. Valued Senior Member

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    Stargate!
     
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    From this, can we say that the overly political of us have ismitis?
     
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    Ismitis - being overly eager to label people, beliefs, goals & issues, usually incorrectly & being unable to recognize what is an ism & what is not, being compelled to define terms according to one's supposed advantage

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    That's racist! Not to mention fascist and anti-gay. Ist?

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