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Word of the Every So Often

December 14, 2018 

albedo:  (noun)  the light reflected off a surface, usually that of a planet or moon, measured on a scale of zero to one, zero being completely non-reflective (such as black), and one being completely reflective (such as a mirror).  Sir, we're going to have to ask you to put on your hat.  The albedo off of your head is disturbing the other fans.


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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

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impeccable:  (noun)  having no flaws; perfect.  A woodpecker-proof house would be impeccable.

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Friday, October 5, 2012

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paraphilia:  (noun)  a condition characterized by abnormal sexual desires, typically involving extreme or dangerous activities.  He was cured from his paraphilia when he tried to have sex on the wing of an airplane while in flight.

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Monday, October 1, 2012

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emanate:  (verb)  to issue or spread from a source.  Knowledge seemed to emanate from the professor.

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