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Steve Grossman

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Sep 21, 2013 - 01:57pm 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 - 08:25pm 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 - 08:56pm 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 - 09:01pm 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 - 11:25pm 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 - 11:35pm 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 - 11:59pm PT
Wannabe + stink = stinkin' poser
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de La Playa
Sep 22, 2013 - 12:06am 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 22, 2013 - 01:02am 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 22, 2013 - 01:09am PT
New month coming! Put on your thinking caps; Less inane possibilities? Allochthonous, miscreant, quisling, weaselfuk
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de La Playa
Sep 22, 2013 - 01:11am PT
Well how about for December and I realize it's more than one word


Accelerated decrepitude



MisterE

climber
Topic Author's Reply - Sep 22, 2013 - 02:00am 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 22, 2013 - 02:39am 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 - 09:29am PT
Mouse - you just have small rodent syndrome

locker

Social climber
Some Rehab in Bolivia
Sep 22, 2013 - 09:46am PT


Word of the DECADE:
























































Credit: locker
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mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Sep 22, 2013 - 10:06am PT
(haha x +1,000) + (+/- ! ) = that last one of Locker's.
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Sep 22, 2013 - 10:18am PT
This reminds me of a fun game.

Someone should revive that thread.
jgill

Boulder climber
Colorado
Sep 22, 2013 - 03:04pm 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 - 11:44am 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 - 01:01pm PT
St. Augustine was addicted to all manner of things. LOL
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