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latteromden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:31 PM
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Dictionary.com's Word of the Day: quagmire
Hmmm. ;)

Another recent favorite of mine was malversation: corruption or misconduct in public office.

http://dictionary.reference.com/wordoftheday/archive /

How many can we find that we can use to describe the mess we're in?
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henslee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:33 PM
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1. And there is a dictionary.com extension for firefox. You just highlight
the text, scroll down and presto -- look up anyword in an instant.
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Gman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 03:00 PM
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2. When I tried to DL the toolbar
I got a message: To protect your computer, Firefox prevented this site (www.firefoxtoolbar.com ) from installing software on your computer.

Makes me wonder if it's cool with Mozilla.org.
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henslee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 03:19 PM
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5. I downloaded mine at http://dictionarysearch.mozdev.org/ . Maybe
you should try it. I have gotten that DL message once. Forgot why. Maybe the version of FF that you have is a a factor. I think I ended up tweaking some option/pref. FYI, I have expanded my firefox toolbar size to fit forty links and have abbreviated my links so I can fit forty of them on the bar. I have downloaded extensions bugmenot,addbookmarkhere, chromeedit and dictionary. I tried a few others but erased them. Good luck.
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idiosyncratic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 03:05 PM
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3. O.T. Psst . . . the Opera browser does that without an extension
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idiosyncratic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 03:16 PM
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4. I subscribe to "A Word a Day." "Zabernism" was one to memorize
because it was so applicable to this Administration.

zabernism (ZAB-uhr-niz-uhm) noun

The misuse of military power; aggression; bullying.


A Word a Day



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