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Forum => Cafe => Topic started by: Sunshine Meadows on 28 Nov 2018 10:31AM

Title: Wise words, funny words, quotes that made you think.- a text thread
Post by: Sunshine Meadows on 28 Nov 2018 10:31AM
This is a text only thread which means I need you to either type in the words you want or copy and paste them in. This is because it allows visually impaired people or people who find it difficult to look through pictures eg too many colours, to take part.

Coddiwomple - to travel in a purposeful manner towards a vague destination.
Title: Re: Wise words, funny words, quotes that made you think.- a text thread
Post by: KizzyKazaer on 28 Nov 2018 09:23PM
Ha ha, I have a great new word to use now!

Though my top funny word is still 'discombobulated', which means 'confused or disconcerted' according to the Oxford English Dictionary - it may well be a state that many Ouchers find themselves in from time to time...
Title: Re: Wise words, funny words, quotes that made you think.- a text thread
Post by: Sunshine Meadows on 29 Nov 2018 10:00AM
Discombobulated is a good word
 
I just saw this on the website Pinterest,
 
'Be who you needed when you were younger.'


edit I over shared  >whistle<
Title: Re: Wise words, funny words, quotes that made you think.- a text thread
Post by: SashaQ on 29 Nov 2018 07:58PM
Discombobulated is an excellent word indeed  >thumbsup<

I like 'Corridoo' from the Meaning of Liff (where placenames are repurposed to describe things that don't otherwise have names).  I can't remember the precise definition, but this is vaguely what I think it means:

Corridoo - that moment when two people approach one another in a corridor and have to decide when to acknowledge each other (too late and they seem rude, too early and they seem silly having to smile and wave at each other for a long time)  >lol<
Title: Re: Wise words, funny words, quotes that made you think.- a text thread
Post by: Sunshine Meadows on 29 Nov 2018 08:33PM
>thumbsup< >lol<
Title: Re: Wise words, funny words, quotes that made you think.- a text thread
Post by: Sunshine Meadows on 30 Nov 2018 09:58AM
Another one from Pinterest.

I was going to take over the world this morning but I overslept so it is postponed again.
Title: Re: Wise words, funny words, quotes that made you think.- a text thread
Post by: Spindrift on 03 Dec 2018 02:00PM
Midding (http://www.dictionaryofobscuresorrows.com/post/174141113510/midding)


v. intr. feeling the tranquil pleasure of being near a gathering but not quite in it—hovering on the perimeter of a campfire, chatting outside a party while others dance inside, resting your head in the backseat of a car listening to your friends chatting up front—feeling blissfully invisible yet still fully included, safe in the knowledge that everyone is together and everyone is okay, with all the thrill of being there without the burden of having to be
Title: Re: Wise words, funny words, quotes that made you think.- a text thread
Post by: Sunshine Meadows on 09 Dec 2018 09:27AM
May be triggering



I worn something from 5 years ago and it still fits, so I am proud of myself.

It was a scarf but let's look at the positive.
:-)
Title: Re: Wise words, funny words, quotes that made you think.- a text thread
Post by: huhn on 09 Dec 2018 06:21PM
 >lol<  >lol<  >lol<  >lol<  >lol<  >lol<
Title: Re: Wise words, funny words, quotes that made you think.- a text thread
Post by: SteveX on 10 Dec 2018 07:03PM
May be triggering



I worn something from 5 years ago and it still fits, so I am proud of myself.

It was a scarf but let's look at the positive.
:-)

 >lol<  >lol<  >lol<
Title: Re: Wise words, funny words, quotes that made you think.- a text thread
Post by: huhn on 01 Jul 2019 01:11PM
A man's been drinking at a pub all night. The bartender finally says that the bar is closing. So the man stands up to leave and falls flat on his face. He tries to stand one more time, same result. He figures he'll crawl outside and get some fresh air and maybe that will sober him up.

Once outside he stands up and falls flat on his face. So he decides to crawl the 4 blocks to his home. When he arrives at the door, he stands up and falls flat on his face. He crawls through the door into his bedroom. When he reaches his bed, he tries one more time to stand up. This time he manages to pull himself upright but he quickly falls right into bed and is sound asleep as soon as his head hits the pillow.

He awakens the next morning to his wife standing over him shouting loudly. "So, you've been out drinking again!!" "What makes you say that?" He asks as he puts on an innocent look.

"The pub called, you left your wheelchair there again."