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Uncommon words and their meanings.
1 week ago1w

Posted by Marionville
PREPRANDIAL. - Adjective...done or taken before dinner or lunch “ a preprandial glass of sherry”; medicine that requires to be taken before a meal. Early 19th century: origin Latin: pre (before) + prandium (a meal).
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Quotes
1 week ago1w

Posted by altschmerz
"In my experience, people become more radical when they’re thinking abstractly. They bog down in permanent bickering where they’ve lost touch with what’s actually happening in the real world. The only way anything can get done is when there’s...
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Music Fans
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
The radio just played these back-to-back. The new one by Brandi Carlile and the original by Screamin" Jay Hawkins.
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Marionville
GRANDILOQUENT. - Adjective...pompous or extravagant in language, style, or manner, especially in a way that is intended to impress “a grandiloquent celebration of Spanish glory”. Synonyms; pompous, bombastic, pretentious, ostentatious. ...
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Music Fans
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
I had forgotten about this band, Fanny. The radio DJ said it is June Milington's birthday The guitarist. A rare 70s all female band.
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Just for Laughs
1 month ago1m

Posted by phxbillcee
Still not too wild about flies, tho...
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News & Links
1 month ago1m

Posted by Ryo1
I read this article with interest and I thought I would share it here. The ability to actually ‘cancel’ anyone remains with private entities and the state, not the left. So why does everyone keep saying free speech is under attack? ...
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Just for Laughs
1 month ago1m

Posted by Triphid
Wal enters his local Pub, plants himself on to a bar-stool looking quite worried. The barman asks Wal what's the problem. Wal replies, " Well I just me new dog and the poor bugger has no nose." "What, " says the Barman quite shocked and surprised, " ...
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Politics
1 month ago1m

Posted by WilliamCharles
LINKOpposing All Governments Equally Is Supporting The Most Powerful Government – Caitlin Johnstone
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Posts
Mar 23Mar 23

Posted by phxbillcee
We miss you, James Randi!
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Health & Happiness
Mar 22Mar 22

Posted by LiterateHiker
Glacier Lilies. Which photo is better?
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Posts
Mar 19Mar 19

Posted by phxbillcee
Oh, he is just SO amazing...(The Amazing Randi can do better!, and has!) Unforgettabe Uri Geller Appearance on Carson Tonight Show - 08/01/1973
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General & Hellos
Mar 13Mar 13

Posted by nogod4me
Donald Trump recently asked, "Do you miss me yet?" Hell No!!! Good Riddance!!!!
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News & Links
Mar 11Mar 11

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKWill There Be a Trump Presidential Library? Don’t Count On It. - POLITICO
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Politics
Mar 5Mar 5

Posted by UrsiMajor
For your conservative/Q Anon/Trump friends: "Can y’all please do a shred of your own research before you start posting nonsense on Facebook? Mr. Potato Head isn’t cancelled. Hasbro is branding the entire LINE Potato Head, since it includes baby ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Feb 28Feb 28

Posted by Marionville
TURGID. - Adjective...1) swollen and distended or congested “a turgid and fast-moving river”. Synonyms; swollen, overflowing, in spate, distended, bloated. 2) (of language or style) tediously pompous or bombastic “the politician was ...
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Posts
Feb 25Feb 25

Posted by glennlab
If she loves this, then you are one lucky guy.
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Politics
Feb 4Feb 4

Posted by snytiger6
LINKMarjorie Taylor Greene Hits Back After Mitch McConnell 'Cancer' Comments
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Trump Pinata
Jan 22Jan 22

Posted by johnnyrobish
Trump Departs White House to Find His Company in Shambles Donald Trump returns to his company this week, to find it facing an ever-deepening crisis, with key properties bleeding revenue and its bankers, lawyers, and customers, ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Jan 18Jan 18

Posted by HippieChick58
Preprandial pre-PRAN-dee-əl Part of speech: adjective Origin: Latin, early 19th century 1: Done or taken before dinner or lunch. 2: (medicine) Occurring or done before a meal. Examples of Preprandial in a sentence "He made sure to fit in ...
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Posts
Jan 1Jan 1

Posted by glennlab
NOTICE OF MY INTENTION TO LEAVE THE GROUP! It may or may not be disappointing to some people to know that I have decided to leave this page, I am sick and tired of the constant criticisms and remarks about things that have nothing to do with anyone ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 30, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Understanding tooth attachment and replacement in Bolosaurid Parareptiles. Bolosaurid Parareptiles occupy a unique position in Amniote evolution. They were the first to develop a combination of a lower temporal fenestra...
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Politics
Dec 8, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by LenHazell53
Florida state police raid home of Rebekah Jones, data scientist who challenged DeSantis on coronavirus statistics "Jones put the blame for the raid squarely on the governor. “This was DeSantis,” she wrote. “He sent the gestapo.” " “They ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 8, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Lingulate Brachiopods from the Lower Devonian of the Spanish Central Pyrenees. Lochkovian and Pragian strata from selected sections in the Spanish Central Pyrenees have provided one of the best Conodont sequences in the...
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All Things Asia
Dec 3, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Boomtarat03
Katibawasan Falls in Mambajao Camiguin Island, Philippines.
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Poets' Corner
Nov 24, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
I have been editing some of my poetry and came across this piece. Let Us Speak Let us speak of country matters, As Hamlet has said, and not being politically correct We can ensure a fire storm of disgust and angry epithets. We are lost in...
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World Music
Nov 22, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Garf
Iver Bjornson and Einar Selvik - Kverandi
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Trump Pinata
Nov 15, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by NHjulie
In case anyone is interested.
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News & Links
Nov 13, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKProud Boys Infighting Sees Leading Member Form Breakaway Group to Fight 'White Genocide'
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Profile
Nov 12, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by EdEarl
POWER Chris and I were childhood friends who hustled gravy ‘bout the city. Summertime was fast ‘n fun, but the streets were hot ‘n gritty. We met a man who worked a lark that made him ample milk and honey, Which he used to hire a ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Nov 2, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Omnedon
Dowsing is an odd phenomenon. I know generally skeptical people who nevertheless believe in it. I can't say definitively that it is impossible, but I'm very skeptical. Anyway, here James Randi deals with the subject.
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Religion & Spirituality
Nov 1, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Omnedon
In memory of James Randi...
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Music Fans
Oct 30, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Marionville
Since we seem to be getting into the Hallowe’en theme pretty thoroughly...I’m throwing this one into the mix as I sip my preprandial G & T this afternoon....Giving Up The Ghost. - a-ha.
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Music Fans
Oct 29, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Marionville
At my Bedtime....and to follow up on the Hallowe’en theme of earlier...here’s Nina Simone with - I Put A Spell On You. In case you can’t get the first video...I’m posting a second one too.
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The Watering hole
Oct 24, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by DenoPenno
I got my flu shot today. That's right. I've been letting Brandilynn poke a needle in my arm for a few years now. She determined that I need the extra dose because of my age. I guess I'm still not allergic to latex or anything to do with duck eggs. ...
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FreeThinkers
Oct 23, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by BrianFey
If I can a tenth as great as James Randi when I die, I will die happy! He served so well to create a more rational world. He was an inspiring tricky trickster. His legacy will live on in the many minds he improved. [James Randi: Magician and ...
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General & Hellos
Oct 23, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by BirdMan1
Randi Working His "Magic"
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Trump Pinata
Oct 23, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by DaisyMaeNot
Seems very appropriate to me. My guess is that my three sons would each wish they had a similar photo with their late father. So fuck you Cardillo and that horse you apparently rode in on.
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General & Hellos
Oct 22, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by St-Sinner
James Randi: Magician and skeptic dies aged 92
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General & Hellos
Oct 22, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by jigsaw
The Amazing Randi has past on. He was a great man. Miss him.
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News & Links
Oct 22, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Bobbie63
The Great Randi died. He was amazing!
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General & Hellos
Oct 21, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by FrostyJim
The Amazing Randi – 1928-2020 James Randi, dazzling magician and skeptic, dies at 92
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News & Links
Oct 21, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by SpikeTalon
Famed magician and paranormal skeptic James Randi passes away at age 92-
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Atheists for Liberty
Oct 21, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by atheistsliberty
James Randi has died, but let us not forget his tremendous contributions to science, reason, and skepticism. Randi exposed so-called faith healers, psychics, mediums, and people claiming to speak with the dead who exploited grieving people. No one ...
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General & Hellos
Oct 21, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by AtheistNews
James Randi was 92 when he passed away yesterday.
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Music Fans
Oct 15, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Marionville
Today along with my preprandial drink I’m listening to a great 1977 cover of the 1964 Zombies’ hit - She’s Not There ....by Santana. I’m going to be doing my first ever Zoom choir rehearsal....of Xmas Carols at 8pm....I think I may just ...
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Sunset, Sea, Coffee and Me
Oct 14, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Boomtarat03
Do you know what is this kind of fruit?🙄 hehe😁 never seen one here or in the Philippines.
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Politics
Oct 8, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKDexamethasone: Rare Side Effect of Drug Given to Trump for COVID Includes Grandiose Delusions
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Trump Pinata
Oct 1, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by chalupacabre
Keilar rolls the tape on Trump's 'I hardly know him' defense This almost plays like a gag reel. Remember when he said he was going to hire the "best people"? Um, yeah. Then he doesn't know them because they 1) get indicted, 2) activate ...
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Languages and Linguistics
Sep 10, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Spinliesel
What is this annoying capitalization of "I" all about? When I write in German, ich is not capitalized but You, Yours, His, Hers and Theirs when speaking of your family. It is the same in French and probably all other civilized languages in the ...
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Psychology
Sep 9, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by VineetHonkan
Impulse control and sex addiction. And by sex addiction I mean internet porn sites (to be clear this question is not about brandishing them as evil, speaking from a first person perspective Pornhub helps people at times). How would one break the ...
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Posts
Aug 27, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Lilac-JadeCanada
One day a man went to an auction. While there, he bid on a parrot. He really wanted this bird, so he got caught up in the bidding. He kept on bidding, but kept getting outbid, so he bid higher and higher and higher. Finally, after he bid way more ...
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Mental Health Chat
Aug 24, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by anonymous
I kind of feel like venting, but can't really do it with friends offline because I'd kind of be talking about somebody behind her back, which isn't a nice thing to do — so I'll just do it here where nobody knows the person I'm bitching about. I ...
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News & Links
Aug 15, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
What to do when two Tech 'giants' (FB/Apple) go-at-it -- where is the popcorn ?
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Trump Pinata
Aug 4, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKGOP Anti-Trump Group Just Gave This Trump Ad a Savage New Makeover and Now It's a Perfect Ad for Biden
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Posts
Aug 1, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Wildgreens
Antibacterial Effects of Fragrant Oils
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News & Links
Jul 30, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKCOVID at UF hospital: 18 anesthesiologists diagnosed | Miami Herald
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Trump Pinata
Jul 28, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by TheGreatShadow
Hey guys I can make it into the TRUMP DONOR HALL OF FAME!!! I heard about this email on the radio. He is flat out begging for money. I have not donated one red cent towards him, nor have I supported him in any way, shape, or form. Thought this was ...
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Quotes
Jul 26, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by gsiamne
No amount of belief makes something a fact. - James Randi
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Jul 25, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKBlack militia members brandish guns demanding charges against cops linked to Breonna Taylor's death | Daily Mail Online
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Trump Pinata
Jul 22, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Lorajay
Trump associates with so many "NICE PEOPLE."
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Jul 21, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
Just found this fun song and video. Enjoy.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jun 26, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
Hey Racists!!!!! These are facts!!!!!
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Gardeners
Jun 25, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by FrostyJim
Feel the power...
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Metal music
Jun 10, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Scott321
LINKSepultura - Refuse/Resist - YouTube
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Posts
Jun 8, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by OldGoat43
BUSINESS 6/8/2020 Hightimes Holding Corp. entered an agreement with Red, White & Bloom, Inc. aimed at branding High Times dispensaries and developing CBD and THC products in Michigan, Illinois and Florida. LINK: ...
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Quotes
May 31, 2020May 2020

Posted by gsiamne
Expose every belief to the light of reason, discourse, facts, scientific observations; question everything, be sceptical because this is the only chance at life you will ever get. - James Randi
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Just for Laughs
May 24, 2020May 2020

Posted by dave1459
On a Septic Tank Truck : Yesterday's Meals on Wheels
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Biden 2020
May 21, 2020May 2020

Posted by UrsiMajor
Hillary rakes in some donations for Biden. Oh, hell yeah..
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Silly, Random & Fun
May 18, 2020May 2020

Posted by Cyklone
Guns - such an inflamatory subject for Americans and when I read the events that @literatehiker describes I cringe, not only because no-one should be subject to that fear but also because others are judged on the behaviours of fools. In aussie, in ...
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Posts
May 16, 2020May 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Turn the Volume Up · Robin Trower
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General & Hellos
May 14, 2020May 2020

Posted by Fred_Snerd
The saddest video game is free. "Making money in a corporation like McDonald's is not easy! Behind every burger there is a complex process you need to master: from pastures to the slaughterhouse, from restaurants to branding. You'll ...
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The Truth Is Out There
May 12, 2020May 2020

Posted by BDair
Take a Quiz.
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News & Links
May 10, 2020May 2020

Posted by Observer-Effect
This is a very good and hard hitting article on "The Age of Ignorance". And a harsh support for my belief now that America has lost. I don't know how that loss will play out, but America has no reason to retain dominance in the world ...
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Watchers
May 8, 2020May 2020

Posted by RavenCT
REMOVED Tinapettey12 Blocked She's using pics of Kylie Jenner as her profile pics. Bio "I'm very communicative and talkative girl. I'm cheerful and honest. I like to find new friends. I'm trying to avoid conflicts, ...
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Trump Pinata
May 3, 2020May 2020

Posted by Philip21
Meet the Pro-Trump Porn Star Who Writes for The Federalist
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Gardeners
May 1, 2020May 2020

Posted by MarkWD
Garden tour anyone? I've had extra time to hang out in and work on the garden. The other day we had an awesome spring morning with great light and I took some photos out there. The first one is taken in the side garden, looking past some ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Apr 28, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Marionville
AGGRANDISEMENT - Noun...the act of increasing the wealth, the power, or the prestige or scope of something; “the aggrandisement of the king”; his elevation to cardinal. Self-aggrandisement; an ego trip; an act taken to increase your own power ...
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General & Hellos
Apr 23, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by wordywalt
The only reason to ever watch the idiot Trump on TV is to see just how much more self-aggrandizement, idiocy, terrible decision-making, viciousness, lying and sociopathy he is capable of. Each time, he sinks to new depths.
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Trump Pinata
Apr 19, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Surfpirate
A distant Trump relative, no doubt, same modus operandi.
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General & Hellos
Apr 18, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by wordywalt
Every day I find it bewildering how anyone could ever think that Donald Trump could ever be a good decision-maker or a good guardian of anything other than himself. The only reasons that Trump has ever succeeded at anything are (1) he has loads of ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Apr 6, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by AgnoBill
MAGNILOQUENT adj Spoken or expressed in a grandiose style; bombastic; grandiloquent (From "Dubliners" J. Joyce)
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
Apr 5, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by EyesThatSmile
James Randi...who wants to make an easy $1M?
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Non-nude sexy pics
Apr 2, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by OldMetalHead
Day in the park
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Music Fans
Apr 1, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Brandi Carlile - Helplessly Hoping
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Apr 1, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
The Hooters - 500 miles
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General & Hellos
Apr 1, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by bobwjr
LINKPentagon says it still hasn't sent ventilators because it hasn't been told where to send them - CNNPolitics
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Music Fans
Apr 1, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Red Dirt Girl - Brandi Carlile
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Music Fans
Mar 31, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Lovesick Blues - Brandi Carlile, Ben Folds, Chris Thile & Sarah Jarosz - 1/30/2016
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Health & Happiness
Mar 29, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Larry-new
A song for the times, by The Amazing Randi, associated with CFI
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Memes R Us
Mar 22, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by joeymf86
Re-branding a classic game for modern times.
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Gardeners
Mar 17, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by djs64
Something to think about. Appropriate native plant diversity is the key to biodiversity.
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Photography
Mar 17, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by MarkWD
I make a garden and that makes up the subject matter of most of my photos. I've always appreciated strong light in the morning and afternoon. These three photos were taken yesterday afternoon near the end of day . The last one is nearly backlit. ...
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Trump Pinata
Mar 16, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Mofo1953
When Andrew Yang had this proposal, all republitards tore up their KKK robes, now Romney wants it.
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Mar 14, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by altschmerz
LINKArt Van Furniture screws everyone over
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Politics
Mar 10, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by ToolGuy
This conversation of Professor Grandin with Nancy Maclean displays more than what is in her book Democracy in Chains and adds to the narrative. It is only 27 minutes but the gems she drops are beautiful. Trump is NOT the problem but is the symptom ...
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News & Links
Mar 10, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKPastor: My Prayers Split a Tornado! It Destroyed 50 Houses, But Not My Church! | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Mar 3, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Omnedon
Anyone here follow Thunderf00t? Here's his latest... I've long enjoyed a good debunking, going way back to when James Randi debunked things like James Hydrick's telekinesis.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Feb 26, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Solar storms can mess with whales' ability to navigate, cause strandings Researchers suggest increased solar activity may be messing with a special magnetic sense in the gray whale.
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