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Old 05-10-2011, 10:40 AM   #1
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Favorite word you never get to use

I saw this thread posted on another message board I go to and thought it was a fun question. What is your favorite word that you rarely get to use?

For me it is 'ta-da'. Unless you are a magician you never get to use that word, but I have always wanted to have my client at a meeting, and have the design boards all covered up, and then with a flourish, rip off the cover and say 'ta-da!'

I also like the word 'egregious', but rarely find a place I can use it.

So what is your favorite word you rarely get to use?
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There is a word I sometimes use, but rarely get to do.
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Abstemiously is one of the two English words with all the vowels in alphabetical order, he said facetiously.
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I also like the word 'egregious', but rarely find a place I can use it.
Just have more political discussions. Egregious describes about 75% of what goes on in that arena.

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I've always liked the phrase "eschew obfuscation".
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This is one of those English words I really dislike because it does not mean what it says. How exactly do you castrate someone on a fence by throwing them out a window?

Oh, never mind...I get it.
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I like it, I just always forget to use it when I can.
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All I can think of is a favorite phrase: confirmation bias.
A very usefull phrase to keep in mind.

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my favorite word is ovulate!
if this mare would ovulate, we could quit ordering semen and driving to the airport to pick it up!
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my favorite word is ovulate!
if this mare would ovulate, we could quit ordering semen and driving to the airport to pick it up!
This is why context is important, or impotent, as the case may be!
I wish you luck with your mare!
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