Posted by: retarigan | December 31, 2015

Word Dictionary [311215]

Word of the day: promiscuous
Definition: adj. of mixed and indiscriminate composition or kinds; indiscriminate.
Synonyms: easy, light, loose, sluttish, wanton,
Etymology: L promiscuus (as PRO-(1), miscere mix) (more…)

pronunciation: prəˈmɪskjuəs

from Oxford: promiscuous

1 a (of a person) having frequent and diverse sexual relationships, esp. transient ones.  b (of sexual relationships) of this kind.
2 of mixed and indiscriminate composition or kinds; indiscriminate (promiscuous hospitality).
3 colloq. carelessly irregular; casual.
Derivatives: promiscuity n.  promiscuously adv.  promiscuousness n.
Etymology: L promiscuus (as PRO-(1), miscere mix)

from Wordnet: promiscuous

adj 1: not selective of a single class or person; “Clinton was criticized for his promiscuous solicitation of campaign money”
    2: casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; “her easy virtue”; “he was told to avoid loose (or light) women”; “wanton behavior” [syn: easy, light, loose, sluttish, wanton]

Quote of the day: A library doesn’t need windows. A library is a window. by Stewart Brand

Muhammad bin Qasim

Muhammad bin Qasim

Birthday of the day: Muhammad bin Qasim; Muhammad bin Qasim Al-Thaqafi (Arabic: محمد بن قاسم‎) (c. 31 December 695–18 July 715) was an Umayyad general who, at the age of 17, began the conquest of the Sindh and Punjab regions along the Indus River (now a part of Pakistan) for the Umayyad Caliphate. He was born in the city of Taif (in modern day Saudi Arabia). Qasim’s conquest of Sindh and Punjab laid the foundations of Islamic rule in the Indian subcontinent.

Joke of the day: A fellow bought a new Mercedes and was out on the interstate for a nice evening drive. The top was down, the breeze was blowing through what was left of his hair and he decided to go faster. As the needle jumped up to 80 mph, he suddenly saw flashing red and blue lights behind him. ‘There’s no way they can catch a Mercedes,’ he thought to himself and went faster. The needle hit 90, 100…. Then the reality of the situation hit him. ‘What am I doing?’ he thought and pulled over. The cop came up to him, took his license without a word and examined it and the car. ‘It’s been a long day, this is the end of my shift and it’s Friday the 13th. I don’t feel like more paperwork, so if you can give me an excuse for your driving that I haven’t heard before, you can go.’ The guy thinks for a second and says, ‘Last week my wife ran off with a cop. I was afraid you were trying to give her back!’ ‘Have a nice weekend,’ said the officer.


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