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I believe it comes from mouth = beak, to peck hence pecker -- Algrif 10:34, 19 August 2007 (UTC)

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  • defenestration - The act of throwing something or someone out of a window.
  • Vehemence - An intense concentration, force or power.
  • Pulchritude - Physical beauty
  • Flubber - combination of "flub" which means "to make a mistake of", and "rubber". (Descom2 03:32, 10 March 2007 (UTC))
  • ethical - in accordance with the accepted principles of right and wrong, especially those of some profession (bonnie)
  • crepuscular - of, or related to twilight. Alton 09:16, 20 February 2007 (UTC)
  • ichthyomania excessive fascination for fish
  • apimania obession for bees
  • epicedia funeral songs
  • entomomania obession to insects
  • epomania craze for writing epics
  • biowatt electricity obtained from renewable agricultural products
  • Antidisestablishmentarianism
  • pootle - to amble, stroll; I learned this terrific Britishism today and plan to use it as often as possble next week. --EncycloPetey 04:52, 19 February 2007 (UTC)
  • atavistic- Showing ancestral traits,rather then parental.12:50, feb 17 2007 {Marc David}
  • lascivious - lustfull and/or wanton! Berwyn 13:21, 14 February 2007 (UTC)
  • eisegesis --Connel MacKenzie 11:33, 13 February 2007 (UTC)
  • oology- the study of eggs
  • curmudgeons - an ill tempered individual full of resentment.--user:ruesaint_denis 23:15, 11 February 2007
  • cwm sewnmouthsecret 17:54, 10 February 2007 (UTC)
  • Crikey dick - An expression of anger, surprise, shock -Majidimpress 07:53, 10 February 2007 (UTC)]]
  • cobber A friend. The original British dialect word cob, and was in use in New Zealand by 1890s. 4 sweet hearts Kanza & Tooba --Majidimpress 07:42, 10 February 2007 (UTC
  • Gomp An idiot, who appears to be gormless and dribbles all the time. Colloquial word originating from Oxfordshire, UK, coined by Josh McGregor, Mark White, Matthew Harris, Dan Robinson and Ryan Hyett. Sorry, but we don't include protologisms as entries, much less feature them. --EncycloPetey 18:54, 9 February 2007 (UTC)
  • va va voom - something with style or class. "Va va voom is cool, but cool is not always va va voom" - Thierry Henry. 19:41, 8 February 2007
  • xanthosis a discoloration of the tissues.
  • razzmatazz ambiguous or meaningless language, empty and tiresome speculation --Barmar 21:31, 7 February 2007 (UTC)
  • astronomical - loosing control mentally - Sentences: Astronaut Lisa Nowaks went astronomical when she tried to murder Collen Shipman. You can only go postal once, but you can go astronomical many times. Margot Kidder went astronomical. Jim Bakker also went astronomical. I have gone astronomical three times in my life. User silversurfer27 February 7 2007 Note: This definition is unsupported by citations. --EncycloPetey 18:46, 8 February 2007 (UTC)
  • coquetry - Attempts to attract admiration, notice, or love, for the mere gratification of vanity Jedibob5 03:08, 6 February 2007 (UTC)
  • pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, a lung disease caused by breathing in dust particulates from a volcano.
  • angst, as in dear diary, my teen angst has a body count
  • coenish-a stupid or foolish thought or action: that was a coenish idea (adverb: coenishly)
  • hoi polloi-common folk
  • confuzzled-confused or puzzled-User:Katgirl08 February 6 2007
  • discombobulate - to confuse - User:Trooper 20:17, 5 February 2007 (UTC)
  • superfluous - extra - User:Spoink
  • ne'er-do-well - Maybe a little too close to the truth! Berwyn 13:45, 2 February 2007 (UTC)
  • rugose - having wrinkles or creases. sewnmouthsecret 14:28, 1 February 2007 (UTC)
  • sanguine -Blood red; or cheerfully optimistic
  • magnanimous - Noble or generous in spirit - Wiki bean dude7 01:40, 1 February 2007 (UTC)
  • Burma - it's great!
  • jocular - To jest
  • Rssoms - happy
  • capitulate - to give one's head to the enemy, surrender (David Foust)

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