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Wolverine
2004-Nov-27, 08:02 PM
*sniff* :cry:

I just happened to be investigating the etymology of the term glutton when I realized the cold, hard truth. Both the American Heritage Dictionary (http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=Glutton+) and Webster's (http://www.miriamwebster.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=glutton&x=10&y=24) are attempting to portray me in an unfavorable context. Just wait 'til they hear from my lawyer!

Candy
2004-Nov-27, 08:08 PM
1. A person who eats or consumes immoderate amounts of food and drink.
2. A person with an inordinate capacity to receive or withstand something: a glutton for punishment.
3. See wolverine
I like 3! :lol:

Candy
2004-Nov-27, 08:10 PM
Hey, you're moving up in the world with Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (my favorite). :P

sarongsong
2004-Nov-27, 08:33 PM
Whoa---definition for wolverine (http://www.hyperdictionary.com/dictionary/wolverine):
[n] stocky shaggy-coated North American carnivorous mammal
[n] wolverine of northern Eurasia
[n] a resident of Michigan
Looks like you can just devour any disagreeable lexicographers! :lol:
(Me too, having been born in the Motor City.)

mickal555
2004-Nov-28, 12:44 AM
1. A person who eats or consumes immoderate amounts of food and drink.
2. A person with an inordinate capacity to receive or withstand something: a glutton for punishment.
3. See wolverine
I like 3! :lol:
Its like on the simpsons when they look up idiot :lol:

Wolverine
2004-Nov-28, 11:22 AM
1. A person who eats or consumes immoderate amounts of food and drink.
2. A person with an inordinate capacity to receive or withstand something: a glutton for punishment.
3. See wolverine
I like 3! :lol:
Its like on the simpsons when they look up idiot :lol:

HEY!!! :(

Candy
2004-Nov-28, 11:30 AM
1. A person who eats or consumes immoderate amounts of food and drink.
2. A person with an inordinate capacity to receive or withstand something: a glutton for punishment.
3. See wolverine
I like 3! :lol:
Its like on the simpsons when they look up idiot :lol:

HEY!!! :(
Come here, I'll give you a hug! :P

mickal555
2004-Nov-28, 01:13 PM
Nahhhh Lets all point and laugh at Wolverine [-X (pretend its not not moving) + :lol: = HA! HA!

BTW when I don't think your an idiot on the Simpson's they look up idiot and it saids
1: Fool
2: One of little intelligence
3: Homer (and a picture of him)

Candy
2004-Nov-29, 11:33 AM
Wow, look what the Merriam-Webster Online (http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=lust) shows for the word lust.


1 obsolete a : PLEASURE, DELIGHT b : personal inclination : WISH
2 : usually intense or unbridled sexual desire : LASCIVIOUSNESS
3 a : an intense longing : CRAVING b : ENTHUSIASM, EAGERNESS
4 : WOLVERINE :wink:

sidmel
2004-Nov-29, 04:08 PM
Also called carcajou, glutton, skunk bear.

Also called a skunk bear, it just keeps getting worse and worse.

sarongsong
2004-Nov-29, 04:18 PM
"...What is a "skunk bear"?
A skunk bear is also known as a "mountain devil", but we commonly refer to them as wolverines. It is a clever, fierce predator which is said to have the "strength of a bear."
It also has a horrible smelling musk. When sprayed, it is not unlike the odor of a skunk's spray. Hence, the wolverine won the nickname of "skunk bear."
http://monroe.lib.mi.us/reference/refquestion.htm

Paul Beardsley
2004-Nov-29, 04:34 PM
Wolverine thinks he's got problems. I looked up Paul Beardsley in the dictionary and it said, "(n.) Talentless workshy nobody who thinks he knows something about astronomy but doesn't."

Do I get a hug from Candy?

Candy
2004-Nov-29, 09:08 PM
Do I get a hug from Candy? Come to momma, sweetie. :P