Some words

6/30/2006; 4:11 AM

Word: septic
Meaning:

  1. Of, relating to, having the nature of, or affected by sepsis (The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language)
Usage: Septic Flesh
Comment: B asked what septic means after thinking about the word anti-septic in Wales due to its excessive usage on the trip

Word: sepsis
Meaning:

  1. The presence of pathogenic organisms or their toxins in the blood or tissues.
  2. The poisoned condition resulting from the presence of pathogens or their toxins, as in septicemia. (The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language)

Word: sprog
Meaning:

  1. a new military recruit
  2. a child (Wordnet 2.0)
Comment: Used during a meeting at work but I can't remember why.

Word: fudge (adj)
Meaning:

  1. To fake or falsify
  2. To evade (an issue, for example); dodge. (The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language)
Synonyms: avoid, dodge, evade
Usage: We have to fudge that point and concentrate on the rest

Word: discombobulated
Meaning:

  1. To throw into a state of confusion (The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language)
Synonyms: confused, baffled

Apart from this word wisdom listening to all this English is starting to amuse me sometimes. So let's try this experiment, put on a smile and say these phrases and check whether you'll laugh at their sound

  • "you cheeky fucker"
  • "Frankie" … like "Hello Frankie" when greeting someone who's not named Frankie

512. Bernice on 7/1/2006

Thanks mate, I was really troubled by that word hehe. Oh God, what memories!!

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