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Old 03-20-2014, 08:21 AM   #371
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forethoughtful:
Having or full of forethought; provident; proactive; visionary.
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Old 03-20-2014, 11:56 AM   #372
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Wowzer! Maybe malaprops/eggcorns deserve their own thread.

I once saw one in an old cookbook: slithered almonds

And another one I can't recall where I found it: considerate done
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Old 03-22-2014, 02:05 AM   #373
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perfusion:
(medicine) The introduction of a drug or nutrients through the
bloodstream in order to reach an internal organ or tissues.
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Old 03-23-2014, 08:41 AM   #374
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A daring or adventurous act; an undertaking which goes against
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:12 AM   #375
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siesta:
An afternoon nap, especially the one taken after lunch in some cultures.
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Old 03-24-2014, 02:32 PM   #376
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siesta:
An afternoon nap, especially the one taken after lunch in some cultures.
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AKA coveted custom for many US workers. If only...
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Old 03-24-2014, 11:33 PM   #377
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Yeah, I'm getting to where I need a nap in the afternoon.
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Old 03-25-2014, 11:49 AM   #378
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in a pig's eye:
(idiomatic) Very unlikely; probably never.
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Old 03-29-2014, 11:09 AM   #379
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say this one fast three times:

otorhinolaryngology:
(medicine) The study of diseases of the ear, nose and throat.
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Old 03-29-2014, 02:29 PM   #380
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Are you kidding? I can't even read that slowly one time through! Does the doctor graduate with that degree even if he can't pronounce it?
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