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Lovely words

Postby HBS Guy » 20 Sep 2018, 23:11

Just came across this in a book I am reading: strumpet. It seems to have gone out of favor.

Strumpets with trumpets eating crumpets. :rofl :rofl :rofl
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Re: Lovely words

Postby HBS Guy » 20 Sep 2018, 23:13

There are various others, got them from Dickens:

Harridan

Beldam (and Bedlam I guess.)

Slattern.

Words unfortunately obsolescent or obsolete.
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Re: Lovely words

Postby pinkeye » 20 Sep 2018, 23:20

settle down

where does the re: come from?

you are being very specific.
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Re: Lovely words

Postby pinkeye » 20 Sep 2018, 23:46

yeah
lovely words like
lecher, whore-monger, larrikin, wastrel,

shame on you Monk. :roll
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Re: Lovely words

Postby HBS Guy » 21 Sep 2018, 00:03

Strumpet came out of a book by Neal Stephenson set in early 18thC, up to George I. Leibnitz, Isaac Newton etc.
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Re: Lovely words

Postby pinkeye » 21 Sep 2018, 00:20

what was the reason you thought to share those particular words.?
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Re: Lovely words

Postby HBS Guy » 21 Sep 2018, 00:24

Because they are nice and because they are becoming obsolete.

Strumpets with trumpets eating crumpets!


The other words are by Dickens.

YOU have any words you like particularly? Need not be obsolescent etc.
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Re: Lovely words

Postby pinkeye » 21 Sep 2018, 00:39

not off the top of my head, no.
But you understand that strumpets, and crumpets were words used to describe loose women,
and gawd knows what trumpets eating crumpets means. :roll
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Re: Lovely words

Postby HBS Guy » 21 Sep 2018, 00:48

It is the strumpets with the trumpets that are eating crumpets. Guess they will need to take a break from the trumpet for the crumpet!
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Re: Lovely words

Postby pinkeye » 21 Sep 2018, 01:06

:bgrin
I reckon that's right.
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Re: Lovely words

Postby fisherman » 18 Oct 2018, 23:32

Here's a good Bulgarian phrase me Iove to often use and mix with my English, so it's my own style:

Adekvatno mislene.

It means "adequate thinking". Good for praising someone.

An example: "You have an adekvatno mislene, mate!"

Sounds good, yeah?
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Re: Lovely words

Postby fisherman » 18 Oct 2018, 23:37

And another great Bulgarian word is actually an insult. I use it to not get violated around the forums. Often they can't translate it, the Mods. It's a slang.

Oligofren.

If I say "You're a top oligofren, mate", or I could say "Ei, Oligofren!", it's something similar to "Oi, you top fucking moron!"

Oligofren = the biggest stooge there is. A top moron.

Sounds good innit? That's a high insult though so be careful not to tell that to your children or relatives. Can only say to your son if he did something extremely stupid like going to the Outback without a bottle of water.

"You got dehydrated and nearly died because you didn't bring enough water on your mountain hike. Oligofren!"
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Re: Lovely words

Postby pinkeye » 19 Oct 2018, 01:09

Oligofren … has a certain ring.
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Re: Lovely words

Postby fisherman » 19 Oct 2018, 01:31

pinkeye wrote:Oligofren … has a certain ring.


Yeah? You like it, I'll post another one just for ya. By the way happy 1943 posts, batka, you just exited the Battle of Brisbane. Alive. And well.

On Bulgarian...

Batka

The emphasis falls on the first a. Pronunciation is like bAtka, not batkA.
Means a brother, bro, pal, bloke, good ol chap, mate, friendo.

What's up batka.
Ooo, batka, what's up.

Golyama batka.

Emphasis in "golyama" is on the ya. Pronunciation is like golYAma, not golyamA.

Super cool guy.
Coolest guy on earth.
Cool dude.

And can also be used for a physically very well built man.

Very generously used around my area, making its way progressively deep into the country. Batka is now almost a national identity.

Here's a cool lesson for ya to make people tremble or maybe love ya even more.
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Re: Lovely words

Postby pinkeye » 19 Oct 2018, 01:44

Good stuff Batka.. and yeah 1945 now. :bgrin
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Re: Lovely words

Postby fisherman » 19 Oct 2018, 02:27

pinkeye wrote:Good stuff Batka.. and yeah 1945 now. :bgrin

Haha thank you very much. Fair dinkum, batka.
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Re: Lovely words

Postby fisherman » 19 Oct 2018, 08:39

I also love this word:

PROSPECTIVE

I like very hard-sounding, firm, tight words. Like this one.

And I also like Australian slang like:

STOOGE
AGRO
ARVO


I got to admit, I got the stooge from the Fat Pizza movie. The teacher who trashed Pauly in the classroom was insane, I nearly died. And the way Pauly was calling the clowns and other people stooges, ah. Good times. Good fucking times.

And from the movie There Will Be Blood, I copied this:

A BASTARD FROM A BASKET
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Re: Lovely words

Postby HBS Guy » 19 Oct 2018, 08:43

fisherman wrote:And another great Bulgarian word is actually an insult. I use it to not get violated around the forums. Often they can't translate it, the Mods. It's a slang.

Oligofren.

If I say "You're a top oligofren, mate", or I could say "Ei, Oligofren!", it's something similar to "Oi, you top fucking moron!"

Oligofren = the biggest stooge there is. A top moron.

Sounds good innit? That's a high insult though so be careful not to tell that to your children or relatives. Can only say to your son if he did something extremely stupid like going to the Outback without a bottle of water.

"You got dehydrated and nearly died because you didn't bring enough water on your mountain hike. Oligofren!"


Some American fundamentalist christian did that, nearly frigging died, the clown! Is dry in interior Australia! God will not save you from your idiocy!
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Re: Lovely words

Postby fisherman » 19 Oct 2018, 14:11

HBS Guy wrote:
fisherman wrote:And another great Bulgarian word is actually an insult. I use it to not get violated around the forums. Often they can't translate it, the Mods. It's a slang.

Oligofren.

If I say "You're a top oligofren, mate", or I could say "Ei, Oligofren!", it's something similar to "Oi, you top fucking moron!"

Oligofren = the biggest stooge there is. A top moron.

Sounds good innit? That's a high insult though so be careful not to tell that to your children or relatives. Can only say to your son if he did something extremely stupid like going to the Outback without a bottle of water.

"You got dehydrated and nearly died because you didn't bring enough water on your mountain hike. Oligofren!"


Some American fundamentalist christian did that, nearly frigging died, the clown! Is dry in interior Australia! God will not save you from your idiocy!

I know for a fact that the Outback is worse than the Mojave or Sahara. Stooge fundamentalist.
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Re: Lovely words

Postby HBS Guy » 19 Oct 2018, 15:01

It was funny, he saw a bottlebrush tree (Callistemon) in flower, grabbed a flower and sucked to get the nectar. He got a sugar rush!
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Re: Lovely words

Postby fisherman » 19 Oct 2018, 15:59

HBS Guy wrote:It was funny, he saw a bottlebrush tree (Callistemon) in flower, grabbed a flower and sucked to get the nectar. He got a sugar rush!

Sugar what? From the flower? Bloody 'ell.
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Re: Lovely words

Postby Aussie » 19 Oct 2018, 16:02

fisherman wrote:
HBS Guy wrote:It was funny, he saw a bottlebrush tree (Callistemon) in flower, grabbed a flower and sucked to get the nectar. He got a sugar rush!

Sugar what? From the flower? Bloody 'ell.


Too much sugar, too quickly. Even our flowers can be arseholes.

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Re: Lovely words

Postby fisherman » 19 Oct 2018, 16:05

Aussie wrote:
fisherman wrote:
HBS Guy wrote:It was funny, he saw a bottlebrush tree (Callistemon) in flower, grabbed a flower and sucked to get the nectar. He got a sugar rush!

Sugar what? From the flower? Bloody 'ell.


Too much sugar, too quickly. Even our flowers can be arseholes.

:bgrin

I thought only diabetics had a problem like that.
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Re: Lovely words

Postby HBS Guy » 19 Oct 2018, 20:42

Big flower:

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Helps to make sure there are no bees in the flower. . .
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Re: Lovely words

Postby fisherman » 19 Oct 2018, 21:48

Nice strong Aussie flower. Nice.
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