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Thursday, December 25, 2008
Lecture On the Meaning of Liff
" DALRYMPLE (n.)
Dalarymples are the things you pay extra for on pieces of hand-made craftwork - the rough edges, the paint smudges and the holes in the glazing.

SHOEBURYNESS (abs.n.)
The vague uncomfortable feeling you get when sitting on a seat which is still warm from somebody else's bottom.

DUBUQUE (n.)
A look given by a superior person to someone who has arrived wearing the wrong sort of shoes.

BERY POMEROY (n.)
1. The shape of a gourmet's lips
2. The droplet of saliva which hangs from them

LINDISFARNE (adj.)
Descriptive of the pleasant smell of an empty biscuit tin.

SIMPRIM (n.)
The little movement of false modesty by which a girl with a cavernous visible cleavage pulls her skirt down over her knees

GLENTIES (pl.n.)
Series of small steps by which someone who has made a serious tactical error in a conversion or argument moves from complete disagreement to wholehearted agreement.

KURDISTAN (n.)
Hard stare given by a husband to his wife when he notices a sharp increase in the number of times he answers the phone to be told, 'Sorry, wrong number.'

LULWORTH (n.)
Measure of conversation. A lulworth defines the amount of the length, loudness and embarrassment of a statement you make when everyone else in the room unaccountably stops talking at the same time."

[extrase din volumul lui Douglas Adams & John Lloyd- The Meaning of Liff] HEY YOU, DO YOU KNOW WHAT THE MEANING OF LIFF IS? ;)

Numai in postul urmator veti putea citi chiar lista mea de cuvinte de care am strasnica nevoie! O veti citi?? ;)
posted by Diana Adela Martin @ 1:05 PM  
3 Comments:
  • At 3:56 PM, Anonymous joacadeamine said…

    abia astept :*

     
  • At 5:25 PM, Blogger Diana said…

    Octavian, iti trimit intr-un mail un sneak preview. maine plec din bucuresti :) si nu stiu dc voi avea acces la computer :))

     
  • At 8:27 PM, Anonymous b0gdan said…

    Yuo, citim, citim! Have fun!

     
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