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MisterE

Trad climber
My Inner Nut
Topic Author's Original Post - Oct 21, 2008 - 06:23pm PT
Main Entry:
inane
Pronunciation:
\i-ˈnān\
Function:
adjective
Inflected Form(s):
inan·er; inan·est
Etymology:
Latin inanis
Date:
1662

1 : empty , insubstantial 2 : lacking significance, meaning, or point : silly
synonyms see insipid
WBraun

climber
Oct 21, 2008 - 06:42pm PT
Counteraction of the month

* equipoise
MisterE

Trad climber
My Inner Nut
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 21, 2008 - 07:05pm PT
Well. That's a nice balance, MR. Beginner Mind
Lynne Leichtfuss

Social climber
valley center, ca
Oct 21, 2008 - 10:32pm PT
equilibrium .... vs. ...... a voyage into the limitless. Both are a treat for the mind to contemplate.

(Merriam-Websters)
Mungeclimber

Trad climber
sorry, just posting out loud.
Oct 22, 2008 - 12:26am PT
used in a sentence


"I know someone who is inane."
Tom

Big Wall climber
San Luis Obispo CA
Oct 22, 2008 - 12:58am PT
This SuperTopo Forum is infected with inane posts.
Lynne Leichtfuss

Social climber
valley center, ca
Oct 22, 2008 - 08:50pm PT
Bump...cause words are cool and they make you think. Brain Expansion.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Sep 6, 2013 - 07:32pm PT
Ba-dump bump.

re·prise (r-prz)
n.
1. Music
a. A repetition of a phrase or verse.
b. A return to an original theme.

2. A recurrence or resumption of an action.

tr.v.re·prised, re·pris·ing, re·pris·es
To repeat or resume an action; make a reprise of [of which to make a reprise. Do I need to repeat myself? myself?]
SteveW

Trad climber
The state of confusion
Sep 6, 2013 - 07:34pm PT

As Bill the cat would say, "Thppppppppt!"
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Sep 6, 2013 - 07:37pm PT
Credit: thisguyuphere^^
Jebus H Bomz

climber
Peavine Basecamp
Sep 6, 2013 - 07:41pm PT
The word for Werner's presence on Supertopo is "disobliging".

dis·o·blig·ing
ˌdisəˈblījiNG/

adjective: disobliging

1. deliberately unhelpful; uncooperative.
synonyms: unhelpful, uncooperative, unaccommodating, unreasonable, awkward, difficult; discourteous, uncivil, unfriendly

Which, considering his IRL what have you, is a bit of an ironic chuckle.

Hell, considering my own downstairs mix-up, I'm a bit of a turf maggot myself ;).
Michelle

Social climber
1187 Hunterwasser
Sep 6, 2013 - 07:45pm PT
Still happy with turtling :)
Jebus H Bomz

climber
Peavine Basecamp
Sep 6, 2013 - 07:48pm PT
I'm probably a turdling. Although I've done my fair share of turtling.
guido

Trad climber
Santa Cruz/New Zealand/South Pacific
Sep 6, 2013 - 08:48pm PT
Where the orbicularis oris meets the anal sphincter and the rest is history.
kaholatingtong

Trad climber
Nevada City
Sep 6, 2013 - 08:59pm PT
why cant the word be ubiquitous? i like that one. it just shows up everywhere.
Michelle

Social climber
1187 Hunterwasser
Sep 6, 2013 - 09:09pm PT
Oh never mind..
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Sep 6, 2013 - 09:11pm PT
Here's one suckas - gonetothesierrasfortwoweeks! Eat my shorts!
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Sep 7, 2013 - 04:22am PT
birsongandadingdongwillgetyoulockedupinnevada.

Egregious misnomen for the Sierra Nevada, Reilly.

You must be penalized as an example. You need to feed one of your cespitose friends (a small one will do) into the Bird-O-Matic upon your reprise.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Sep 7, 2013 - 09:18am PT
Mouse, I knew I could rely upon you to correct me! ;-)
jgill

Boulder climber
Colorado
Sep 7, 2013 - 01:18pm PT
plastics
T Hocking

Trad climber
Redding, Ca
Sep 7, 2013 - 01:26pm PT
Shouldn't it be September?
Gorgeous George

Trad climber
Los Angeles, California
Sep 7, 2013 - 01:55pm PT
To Pinot, or not to Pinot? That is the question.
thebravecowboy

Social climber
Colorado Plateau
Sep 8, 2013 - 06:55pm PT
concupiscence
Peter Haan

Trad climber
Santa Cruz, CA
Sep 8, 2013 - 08:03pm PT
I think we need to get back to Mister's underlying question. IS "E" A WORD???
MisterE

climber
Topic Author's Reply - Sep 8, 2013 - 08:16pm PT
I can't believe no-one noticed the latin inanis

Tami

Social climber
Canada
Sep 8, 2013 - 09:00pm PT
IN yer own anus.........










Snicker.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Sep 9, 2013 - 01:48pm PT
If the phlebotinum in question is simply a physical substance with unusual/extreme properties you are almost certainly dealing with the element Unobtainium. Either way, both are capable of being replaced by plastic.
--Mr. Robinson

Or it could be a Snickers bar.
Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Sep 10, 2013 - 08:49am PT
Memories
Fletcher

Trad climber
The great state of advaita
Sep 10, 2013 - 06:43pm PT
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Sep 10, 2013 - 07:38pm PT
No pinot, zin.

Zin. Zin. Zin.

I like saying it as much as slurping it.

Zin, for the man within.

And memories of past zins.
MisterE

climber
Topic Author's Reply - Sep 10, 2013 - 07:53pm PT
Given the bump and the month, may I suggest Facelift.

Such a great gathering of the tribe Ken has afforded us. Under the auspices of stewardship and cooperation we celebrate our reunion.

Thank You, Sir.

Erik
NutAgain!

Trad climber
South Pasadena, CA
Sep 10, 2013 - 07:55pm PT
There are tons of great words that begin with E. Probably my favorite letter to begin cool words.

ebullient
effervescent
elocution
eleemosynary
execrable
epistle
exogenous
elegy
entreat
ennui
ersatz
erstwhile
engendered
effigy
elan
enervate
elucidate
elision
ecumenical
enclave
ewe
epistasis
effluvium
effluent
egregious

Enough inanity already.

WTF

climber
Sep 10, 2013 - 07:57pm PT
Ballgargle
locker

Social climber
Some Rehab in Bolivia
Sep 10, 2013 - 07:59pm PT


"plastics "...

...


locker

Social climber
Some Rehab in Bolivia
Sep 10, 2013 - 08:04pm PT

"No pinot, zin.

Zin. Zin. Zin.

I like saying it as much as slurping it.

Zin, for the man within.

And memories of past zins."
...








and the "WORD of the DAY" is...











































































...
splitter

Trad climber
SoCal Hodad, surfing the galactic plane
Sep 10, 2013 - 08:23pm PT
Suckhole.

as in, "That suckhole!"

a word/term that my father was rather fond of using, when he felt it appropriate. i would most often hear him use the term when referring to some politician (he was a life long blue collar democrat, btw/but he would use it in reference to politicians from either party), and he would use it in regards to anyone he felt was one notch below a "brown-noser", lol! him being a cape breton canuck, he had some even more colorful words/terms that he used, but i won't repeat any because i don't want to get booted off ST, once again. lol
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Sep 11, 2013 - 08:22pm PT
Shouldn't it be September?

The voting is in.

"Nine" and "Eleven" in a dead heat.

Compromise solution:

9/11

Name of the Month: Rescorla.

Slogan of the Month: "When in doubt, add more wine."
treeman

climber
mule city
Sep 11, 2013 - 08:57pm PT
nutagain- you missed 'erection'
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Sep 20, 2013 - 11:14pm PT
Nut enough moss.

Red neck term fer ya.

Twerk.

"Imma have a few beers'n git twerk."
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de La Playa
Sep 21, 2013 - 08:56am PT
eschew sarin (for some of our readers, eschew is not the same as e shoe)


Foreign ministers of the United States and Russia reached an agreement Saturday on a framework that calls for destruction within nine months of all chemical weapons in Syria. The two agreed that there are about 1,000 tonnes of chemical weapons in Syria’s arsenal, most of it sarin. (By way of comparison, the U.S. stockpile reached about 31,500 tonnes and Russia’s, 44,000 tonnes.)

-El Kabong
Steve Grossman

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Sep 21, 2013 - 10:57am PT
For the glorious month of September the word is WANNABE!

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=wannabe&page=2

Poser, follower, a charlatan of sorts. One who copies or imitates all or most of the aspects dealing with their idol. They may wish to have certain clothing, skills, vocabulary, etc., of their idols instead of their own. Most likely a wannabe is lacking in self confidence and is looking for guidance.

So many operational definitions, so little time! LOL
Chief

climber
The NW edge of The Hudson Bay
Sep 21, 2013 - 05:25pm PT
Here's a couple options.

Polemic

A polemic is a contentious argument that is intended to establish the truth of a specific understanding and the falsity of the contrary position. Polemics are mostly seen in arguments about very controversial topics.
The art or practice of such argumentation is called polemics.
A person who often writes polemics, or who speaks polemically, is a polemicist or a polemic.[1] The word is derived from the Greek; (polemikos), meaning "warlike, hostile",[2][3] which comes from (polemos), "war".[4]

Wikipedia

or;

Pedant

A pedant is a person who is excessively concerned with formalism and precision, or who makes an ostentatious and arrogant show of learning.

Wikipedia

Could there be such a thing as a pedantic polemicist?


mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Sep 21, 2013 - 05:56pm PT
Wanna make something of the foregoing, sir?

You polemicists make me sick.

"A decision lackng in precision is bad for boxing."--Don Keying

Give me a really hard-hitting and abrasive phillipic any day.

phi·lip·pic: a bitter attack or denunciation, esp. a verbal one.

Barbarian

climber
Sep 21, 2013 - 06:01pm PT
Used in a sentence:

The Congressman used an inane argument to justify his self-serving behavior.
SteveW

Trad climber
The state of confusion
Sep 21, 2013 - 08:25pm PT

Donkey

What the heck, it's the best I can come up with for now. . .
Pepe Le Poseur

Social climber
Parts North
Sep 21, 2013 - 08:35pm PT
Coprophagus.

descriptor for 90% of y'all (in any month)
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Sep 21, 2013 - 08:59pm PT
Wannabe + stink = stinkin' poser
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de La Playa
Sep 21, 2013 - 09:06pm PT
imoortally yours, Vanilla Ice

"word to you mother" ..er.. mutha




buncha fukin' Tone Loc Def inane possums, ya know what I'm sayin'

Medina



ß Î Ø T Ç H

Boulder climber
extraordinaire
Sep 21, 2013 - 10:02pm PT
suss
realize grasp find or discover.
(verb)
3rd person present: susses; past tense: sussed; past participle: sussed; present participle: sussing.
Jaybro

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Sep 21, 2013 - 10:09pm PT
New month coming! Put on your thinking caps; Less inane possibilities? Allochthonous, miscreant, quisling, weaselfuk
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de La Playa
Sep 21, 2013 - 10:11pm PT
Well how about for December and I realize it's more than one word


Accelerated decrepitude



MisterE

climber
Topic Author's Reply - Sep 21, 2013 - 11:00pm PT
Macrocephaly

It's been the word for a couple of months, you just haven't been keeping up with the quantifiers:


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macrocephaly



Do you find it off-putting?
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Sep 21, 2013 - 11:39pm PT
Credit: mouse from merced
Not Tony Hawk, not the radio station, just the jury-rigged, the contrivances, and the expediency of the typical rancher or shade-tree mechanic.

The sad truth about the shade tree mechanic is that there is no shade ...
The sad truth about the shade tree mechanic is that there is no shade lots of times.
Credit: mouse from merced
Pepe Le Poseur

Social climber
Parts North
Sep 22, 2013 - 06:29am PT
Mouse - you just have small rodent syndrome

locker

Social climber
Some Rehab in Bolivia
Sep 22, 2013 - 06:46am PT


Word of the DECADE:
























































Credit: locker
...

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Sep 22, 2013 - 07:06am PT
(haha x +1,000) + (+/- ! ) = that last one of Locker's.
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Sep 22, 2013 - 07:18am PT
This reminds me of a fun game.

Someone should revive that thread.
jgill

Boulder climber
Colorado
Sep 22, 2013 - 12:04pm PT
"memory addiction"

"Although with regard to the past, when this is reported correctly what is brought out from the memory is not the events themselves (these are already past) but words conceived from the images of those events, which, in passing through the senses, have left as it were their footprints stamped upon the mind. My boyhood, for instance, which no longer exists, exists in time past, which no longer exists. But when I recollect the image of my boyhood and tell others about it, I am looking at this image in time present, because it still exists in my memory."
—St. Augustine of Hippo, Confessions, 398

"Memory is the same as imagination."
—Giambattista Vico, New Science, 1725





Def: BITD syndrome



Rarely seen on the Taco!


;>)
NutAgain!

Trad climber
South Pasadena, CA
Sep 23, 2013 - 08:44am PT
Mammary addiction: a boob man.

Interesting words which may inspire an October theme:

suzerain
Brobdingnagian
syzygy
merkin
crapulous
Steve Grossman

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Sep 23, 2013 - 10:01am PT
St. Augustine was addicted to all manner of things. LOL
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Oct 4, 2013 - 07:58am PT
Ahem.

New calends, new vocabularius.

latin lingo

lovely thingo

Vibrio vulnificus



A Young Lady wearing a merkin
Carried in her arms a full firkin
For the crapulous Brobdignabian dignitary
Known as the Sumptuous Syzygy Obituary
Sittin’ in the bushes a-lurkin
--Suze Rain, NutAgain!

bonus word in there
locker

Social climber
Some Rehab in Bolivia
Oct 4, 2013 - 08:05am PT


"Sesh"...



That one still fuking BUGS me!!!...

Is it really so difficult to say "session", that people need to abbreviate it???...








Sorry Survival...

LOL!!!...

;-)

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Oct 4, 2013 - 08:22am PT
Use'ta call Johnnie Rebs "Se-ceshes. I think that's how we spelt it."

Say

"Say secessionists suck."

Then say it fast thrice.


Ititit.




Titter-titter...

Unsuccessful secessionists surely suck.
locker

Social climber
Some Rehab in Bolivia
Oct 4, 2013 - 08:24am PT


Now you SAY...

"Chocks mulitipal vitamins" three times in a row real fast...

;-)


mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Oct 4, 2013 - 08:29am PT
It's too early for climbing references.

Multiple chocks means a small plethora of those annoying runners.

"Pitch, pitch, pitch. Slack, dipsh#t...I mean take, take, take!"



locker

Social climber
Some Rehab in Bolivia
Oct 4, 2013 - 08:31am PT

Then try this one...

Super Seamed Suzie Suckit doll...



SteveW

Trad climber
The state of confusion
Oct 4, 2013 - 12:51pm PT

Mule. . .
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Oct 17, 2013 - 11:38pm PT
Wagon, Jack.
Antique wagon jack produced by the legendary MisterW.
Antique wagon jack produced by the legendary MisterW.
Credit: mouse from merced
donini

Trad climber
Ouray, Colorado
Oct 18, 2013 - 07:09am PT
Rocktober
Steve Grossman

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Oct 18, 2013 - 08:12am PT
Since you're here, Jim...

The word is Stud...As In One Card Stud!
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Nov 18, 2013 - 09:56pm PT
Already for Turkey and no Word
This earns ST-ers MFM's bird.

Finguratively, of course!



TRAJECTORY.

Since basketball's bounced back in business.

At @ 1:00, if you are in a rush.

MisterE

climber
Topic Author's Reply - Nov 18, 2013 - 10:03pm PT
No one ever uses "befuddled" anymore.

It's sad when states of presentation usurp states of being.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Nov 18, 2013 - 10:06pm PT
Wait, you mean it still isn't bulgemelon?
Or is that Word Of The Year?
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Nov 18, 2013 - 10:30pm PT
Reilly, let's get out the old BUGLEMELON and play H-O-R-S-E-S-H-I-T.

I'm perplexed about befuddlement, as well.

There are plenty of synonyms, so that might clear it up.

Fig's Lady

Social climber
Bishop, CA and Tucson Arizona
Nov 18, 2013 - 11:35pm PT
I am feeling a sense of ennuiec kerfuffleness
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Nov 18, 2013 - 11:45pm PT
W/O even looking that up I think I know what you mean times nine.

Or is that enniad of which I'm thinking?

Confound it!

MisterE

climber
Topic Author's Reply - Nov 19, 2013 - 07:31am PT
News Flash!!!

http://elitedaily.com/news/world/year-of-the-selfie-oxford-dictionary-declares-selfie-the-word-of-2013/
Sketch

Trad climber
Langley, VA
Nov 19, 2013 - 07:36am PT
No one ever uses "befuddled" anymore.

Or besmirch.
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
U.N. Ambassador, Crackistan
Nov 19, 2013 - 07:40am PT
Betwixt doesn't see much action anymore either.

Although a friend cited Bewitched as the ideal super power.But she can't wiggle her nose!

DMT

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Nov 19, 2013 - 10:17am PT
No wet nose, either?
Weimaraner selfie.  Dingus, take note.
Weimaraner selfie. Dingus, take note.
Credit: twentytowwords.com
Snap!
NutAgain!

Trad climber
South Pasadena, CA
Nov 19, 2013 - 11:51am PT
Hmmm... some more possibilities presented in a climbing context:

inchoate endogenous impulses
toward a Bacchanalian Bohemian climber's gestalt
evince eleemosynary urges,
a Stentorian shout at my erstwhile ersatz employer,
bellicosity belying my beleaguered and bottoming bank account
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Dec 17, 2013 - 02:33am PT
New month, DEC.

Two words:

Nemesis & Suck.

Remember, long BJs are boring as hell.
Cosmiccragsman

Trad climber
AKA Dwain, from Apple Valley, Ca. and Vegas!
Dec 17, 2013 - 05:15am PT
Word of the month.
Night Howls
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Dec 28, 2013 - 11:01am PT
Colloquy: a conversation, esp. about theology.

Their colloquy after his faux pas, his egregious sin, became thus:

"On belay."
"Climbing."
"Off belay."
"Belay off."
"Sorry I dropped the water bottle."
"Put me on belay, please."
"On belay."
"Climbing."
"O.K., but I'm still sorry."
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Feb 18, 2014 - 07:32am PT
I'm going on sabbatical, see?

I'm givin' you guys the last word, see?

Abuser-friendly. Must be underline causes for this.

And the Word was made flesh and he dwelt among us. John 1:14

Sabbath. Sabbatical, see?

Well, I'm a tumbler,
a literary man, see?
Hasta la vista!
Leonard James Larson, from Boise, ID.  The real word maven in my famil...
Leonard James Larson, from Boise, ID. The real word maven in my family. That's my mom drinking, THE Niece, Amy, and a 'shirt tail relative.' Any crossword, any day.
Credit: mouse from merced
Randisi

Social climber
Dalian, Liaoning
Feb 18, 2014 - 07:35am PT
I just translated the word theoxeny.
Jaybro

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Feb 18, 2014 - 08:11am PT
Good one!

How about 'Theosophy'?
As in; the writer Phillip K Dick was obsessed with what he called "the 2/3/74 theosophy" concerning events in his life that occurred on that date, that followed him the rest of his life.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Apr 9, 2014 - 09:11am PT
Word for April: Hadron.

Bonus: Snit.

http://www.inlander.com/spokane/big-bang/Content?oid=2286463

Excerpt from Particle Fever, solving the problem of "Where Did Ron Go?":

"We had Ron at a loss for words, finally, so he took off in a snit; but, like in the movies, he collided with a cute little baryon on the way out and particle history was altered for all time."

This happened on April 1, theosophists.



bookworm

Social climber
Falls Church, VA
Apr 9, 2014 - 09:35am PT
cleave: to split or divide; to adhere closely
Fletcher

Gym climber
A very quiet place
Apr 9, 2014 - 09:42am PT
Impermanence: the quality or state of being impermanent.

Impermanent: not lasting forever : not permanent

Sometimes dictionaries (at least on-line ones) barely do justice to a word.

Eric

P.S. In the spirit of this word, this message will self destruct in we really don't know how many seconds. But it will.
Bruce Kay

Gym climber
BC
Apr 9, 2014 - 09:47am PT
plastics

worth repeating
Bruce Kay

Gym climber
BC
Apr 9, 2014 - 09:48am PT
Wait.... its a religion.

Inanity

Christianity


get it?
moosedrool

climber
lost, far away from Poland
Apr 9, 2014 - 09:56am PT
Importent - important, but impotent.
DanaB

climber
CT
Apr 10, 2014 - 10:30am PT
Iterate
MisterE

climber
Topic Author's Reply - Apr 10, 2014 - 05:44pm PT
Taxation.
perswig

climber
Apr 10, 2014 - 06:15pm PT
bogan (somewhat of a regionalism; it's derived from an even less-common term)

Dale
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
Apr 10, 2014 - 08:40pm PT


UN-MOUNT

Steve McQueen said that, or did he?







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