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What it should be named...

Post by Nikki Nyx » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:59 pm

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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:55 pm

"Grumpy cabbage."
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Post by Gord » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:51 am

"Wrinkled purse."
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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:39 pm

Not-so-hot dog.
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Post by Matthew Ellard » Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:49 pm

codpiece.jpg
Thankfully the above object is called the "codpiece" although it doesn't look anything vaguely like a cod and there do not seem to be other missing pieces. :D
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A cod.

I therefore challenge the members of the forum to invent another, more descriptive word for this object and then use it in the following sentences without been immediately banned by Pyrrho. :D

"Darling my XXXXXX is a bit rusty. Could you polish it for me?"

"I have a very small XXXXXX so it doesn't get in the way during battle"

"I tripped over behind my horse and my XXXXXXX got stuck in the horse's....."
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Post by scrmbldggs » Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:30 am

"Darling my thimble is a bit rusty. Could you polish it for me?"...




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Re: What it should be named...

Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:45 am

Darling, my imagination house is a bit rusty...
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Post by Gord » Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:38 pm

Matthew Ellard wrote:codpiece.jpgThankfully the above object is called the "codpiece" although it doesn't look anything vaguely like a cod and there do not seem to be other missing pieces. :D
cod.jpg A cod.

I therefore challenge the members of the forum to invent another, more descriptive word for this object and then use it in the following sentences without been immediately banned by Pyrrho. :D

"Darling my XXXXXX is a bit rusty. Could you polish it for me?"

"I have a very small XXXXXX so it doesn't get in the way during battle"

"I tripped over behind my horse and my XXXXXXX got stuck in the horse's....."
http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=codpiece
codpiece (n.)
mid-15c., "a bagged appendage to the front of the breeches; often conspicuous" [OED], from Old English codd "a bag, pouch, husk," in Middle English, "testicles" (cognate with Old Norse koddi "pillow, scrotum") + piece (n.).
I find it mildly interesting that the Old Norse had a word that meant both pillow and scrotum. Those Old Norse were some whacky doodles.
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Post by Nikki Nyx » Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:28 pm

Gord wrote:I find it mildly interesting that the Old Norse had a word that meant both pillow and scrotum. Those Old Norse were some whacky doodles.
I submit "pillow protector" to the challenge. :mrgreen:
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Post by Matthew Ellard » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:27 am

Nikki Nyx wrote:
Gord wrote:I find it mildly interesting that the Old Norse had a word that meant both pillow and scrotum. Those Old Norse were some whacky doodles.
I submit "pillow protector" to the challenge. :mrgreen:
I like Gord. Two days ago I didn't know "Cod" also evolved from an old Norse word. Now I do. :D

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Re: What it should be named...

Post by Gord » Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:19 am

Matthew Ellard wrote:
Nikki Nyx wrote:
Gord wrote:I find it mildly interesting that the Old Norse had a word that meant both pillow and scrotum. Those Old Norse were some whacky doodles.
I submit "pillow protector" to the challenge. :mrgreen:
I like Gord. Two days ago I didn't know "Cod" also evolved from an old Norse word. Now I do. :D
But not exactly. It's cognate with it. That means they came from the same root.

Wiktionary has this to say: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/cod#English
From Middle English cod, codde, from Old English cod, codd (“bag, pouch”), from Proto-Germanic *kuddô, from Proto-Indo-European *gewt- (“pouch, sack”), from *gew-, *gū- (“to bend, bow, arch, vault, curve”). Cognate with Scots cod, codd, coad, kod (“pillow, cushion”), Low German Koden, Kon (“belly, paunch”), Dutch kodde (“scrotum”), Danish kodde (“testicle”), Swedish kudde (“cushion”), Faroese koddi (“pillow”), Icelandic koddi (“pillow”).
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Re: What it should be named...

Post by TJrandom » Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:33 am

From motoring...Joystick, drive shaft, manifold, crotch rocket, winch driver, odominator, ... OK, I`ll stay with herdominator.

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Post by Cadmusteeth » Tue Sep 26, 2017 3:05 pm

Rocket capsule

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Re: What it should be named...

Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:38 pm

Hissy Pissy Fitz. (Feline variety)
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Post by scrmbldggs » Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:10 pm

Toolbox.
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Post by Nikki Nyx » Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:44 pm

scrmbldggs wrote:Toolbox.
I believe that's game, set, and match. :mrgreen:
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Re: What it should be named...

Post by Gord » Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:22 am

Where the pilot sits.
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Post by TJrandom » Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:58 am

Gord wrote:Where the pilot sits.
Ah yes - in the Helm Chair.... ;)