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madscientist451

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This is one of my favorite words, but I seldom use it because I don't want to sound like an stupid @ss....
as·i·nine
/ˈasəˌnīn/
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adjective

  1. extremely stupid or foolish.
    "Lydia ignored his asinine remark"
 

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I don't know about favorite, but of some interest, yeah:

Subterfuge, vs subtrafuge. Spell check only recognizes one of them,,but I do recall seeing both words listed in same old dictionary with slightly different but similar meanings...or did I dream that...? (pretty sure not, my dreams are usually weirder than that.)
 

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Lollygagger.

However did we manage to win 8?
It's a miracle.

 
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persnickety - this was in a book I used to read my daughter when she was really little. she would laugh uncontrollably every time!
 

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I just TODAY finally learned how to make Word not do the grammar/spelling correction thing; a multitude of words that I use in my brewing notes trip the damned thing and it was driving me nuts. A few:

Sparge
Overpitching
Krausen
Runnings
Fermonster

Not to mention it took offense at my spacing following a period. I was always taught two spaces after a sentence ending in a period, one after an exclamation or question mark.
 

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My wife taught me this one a long time ago, it has it's place but not very often: dearth.
 
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