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Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by HejiraHenry, Oct 21, 2006.

  1. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    There's a story on the Newsweek site which says a U.S. Senate candidate is hoping to eek out a victory.

    By turning big box of mice loose at every polling place, I suppose.

    The word is "eke," which is pretty lame even when spelled correctly.
  2. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    It's one of those words that people use to try to sound clever. Like schneid.
  3. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    If I were a Newsweek editor, I'd put the kybosh on words like that.
  4. rgd

    rgd Guest

    Jerry: (answering machine) leave a message and I¹ll call you back, thanks.

    JOE DIVOLA: Jerry, Joe Divola. *Pbt* *Pbt* *Pbt* I have a hair on my
    tongue, I can't get it off, you know how much I hate that? Course you do,
    you put it there. I know what you said about me Seinfeld. I know you
    badmouthed me to the execs at NBC, put the kibosh on my deal. Now I¹m gonna
    put the kibosh on you. You know I¹ve kiboshed before, and I will kibosh
  5. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    My favorite Seinfeld episode.
  6. Trouser_Buddah

    Trouser_Buddah Active Member

    I will stymie every effort of yours to use the word schneid.
  7. mediaguy

    mediaguy Well-Known Member

    I would think a mouse could eek out a victory.
  8. I have no idea why, but this made me laugh very hard.
  9. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Sorry. I know better than that.
  10. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

    If you're a dude at the urinal, you often have to do some eeking when you finish leaking.
  11. Ledbetter

    Ledbetter Active Member

    No major publication has more errors than Newsweek.
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