My Trusty Dictionary

My Trusty Dictionary

Status: In Progress

Genre: Editorial and Opinion

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Status: In Progress

Genre: Editorial and Opinion

Summary

A bit of True humor BUT not for the overly serious amongst us.

Summary

A bit of True humor BUT not for the overly serious amongst us.

Content

Submitted: May 31, 2017

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Content

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Mohorovivic Discontinuity

The dividing line between the earths crust and mantle where a sudden change occurs in the velocity of earthquake waves.

p677 Macquarie Pocket Dictionary

Third Edition.

Corroboree

An Aboriginal Gathering for a social or religious ceremony

p236 Macquarie.

Bullamakanka

An imaginary and remote town

p136 Macquarie

Augean stables

In greek mythology a stable in which the King kept 3000 oxen which had not been cleaned for thirty years until Hercules accomplished the task in a single day by turning the river Alpheus through the stable.

p64 Macquarie

Gate-leg-table

Table having sides which fold down and are supported when up by legs that swing out.

p429 Macqtarie

Rorschach test

In Psychchology a test using ink blots and drawings to analyse a persons personality.

p909 Macquarie

Phantasmagoria

A series of unreal happenings as in a dream

p785 Macquarie

Transubstantiation

The changing of one substance into another.

p1105 Macquarie

I know of at least one substance that was put in a vice and HUGE pressure applied that eventually caused it to become a new substance without any chemicals involved.

 

 

I Hope along with me that you have learned something

 


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