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Old 02-26-2014, 11:27 AM   #351
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As wonderful as Google is, it's really hard to find the name of a bird whose song or call you've heard -- without the name of the bird.

I finally found the name of the tiny migratory birds in my yard; they are yellow-rumped warblers. Gotta love the name.
Yes, that is a great name, and they are such cuties (I Googled).

If you can get a photo, it gets a little better trying to Google, using image search. Upload your pic and Google will try to find similar pix. Sometimes you get lucky and sometimes you really bizarre results.
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Old 02-27-2014, 08:30 AM   #352
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PAG!!! Here is a good word for writer's block or delivery of a speech:

dystocia:
(medicine, veterinary medicine) A slow or difficult labour or delivery.
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Old 02-27-2014, 10:47 PM   #353
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dystocia:
(medicine, veterinary medicine) A slow or difficult labour or delivery.
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Nice :D
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Old 02-28-2014, 07:51 AM   #354
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(chiefly UK) A master of ceremonies in a television, variety or quiz
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Old 03-01-2014, 11:24 AM   #355
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fons honorum:
A person who, by virtue of sovereignty, holds the exclusive right to
create and confer legitimate titles of nobility and orders of chivalry.
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Old 03-04-2014, 06:52 AM   #356
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philtrum:
The shallow groove running down the center of the outer surface of the
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Old 03-06-2014, 07:34 AM   #357
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begorra:
(Ireland) A mild minced oath; a euphemism for "by God".
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Old 03-07-2014, 09:21 AM   #358
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A person who collects match-related items, like matchbox labels,
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Old 03-08-2014, 08:46 AM   #359
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triduan:
1. Lasting three days.
2. Happening every third day.
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win-win:
Of a situation or outcome that benefits two parties, or that has two
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