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New word for the dictionary?

by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 28, 2009 3:01 AM PDT
Inderground. It's new.

New word for your energy tech vocab: fracking. It is the practice of using hydaulic pressure and chemicals to get inderground natural gas to the surface where it can be piped and marketed. And it?s one more costly energy practice that is highly political. Our relative abundant natural gas and its relative clean burning make this issue a bull?s eye for all those lobbyists in Washington.

At least, I've never heard of it before. Anyone else? I assume its the new Rap way. It's "in da ground"?

I've never heard of fracking before either, but the article explains that.

Of course, it 'may' be a spelling error. There's another one in that link above, hydaulic.

Mind you, I'm the last one to talk about spelling errors, Sad

Mark
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Speaking of new words
by Angeline Booher / May 28, 2009 4:48 AM PDT
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And the 1 millionth word in the English language could be
by JP Bill / May 28, 2009 5:40 AM PDT
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Sounds like

....... a contraction (without the " ' ") for "newbie". Or a candidate for the Slang Dictionary.

Angeline
Speakeasy Moderator

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As one who has never used web 2.0.
by Angeline Booher / June 10, 2009 11:55 PM PDT

...... I question including oft-used (by some other people, it seems) computer - specific terms and phrases.

"Interface" was one of the first computer-originated words that behan to be used to cover a host of other applications, which made sense.

I also think that adding googling was appropriate,

Angeline
Speakeasy Moderator

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i can imagine someone saying
by jonah jones / May 28, 2009 1:35 PM PDT

"there's no fracking gas in this hole, what a frelling waste of time and money"

Happy

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(NT) Frack is the swear word in Battlestar Galactica ;-)
by Diana Forum moderator / May 28, 2009 11:19 PM PDT
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(NT) which i by far preferred over Farscape
by jonah jones / May 29, 2009 12:15 AM PDT
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Farscapes
by Steven Haninger / May 29, 2009 5:48 AM PDT

I used to see those on the outsides of older buildings in the city....counterweighted metal stairways that would lower themselves down one level at a time when someone stepped on them. Happy

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(NT) **DOUBLE GROAN**
by jonah jones / May 29, 2009 1:52 PM PDT
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(NT) Ewe from Tinnissee, rot?
by drpruner / June 2, 2009 3:53 AM PDT
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(NT) Sorry; thought I was replying to Angeline.
by drpruner / June 2, 2009 3:55 AM PDT
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(NT) But ... Farscape had Claudia Black!
by drpruner / June 2, 2009 3:56 AM PDT
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(NT) and BSG has Starbuck :)
by jonah jones / June 2, 2009 5:38 AM PDT
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(NT) I'd have to go with Claudia
by Roger NC / June 7, 2009 1:48 PM PDT
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It is?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 29, 2009 2:54 AM PDT

In that case, we need to delete Jonah's post.

And ask for a ban? Devil

Mark

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(NT) Obamunism also
by C1ay / May 29, 2009 12:31 AM PDT
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(NT) Obamania
by James Denison / June 4, 2009 7:10 AM PDT
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http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=obamania
by James Denison / June 4, 2009 7:11 AM PDT
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(NT) LOL
by FrankQC / June 9, 2009 10:46 AM PDT
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