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2013-12-21 02:18:59 PM  
1969
Your OED birthday word is:
megastar, n.
Meaning: An exceptionally famous, well-publicized, or successful celebrity, esp. in the entertainment business.


That's ..something, I guess.
 
2013-12-21 02:25:36 PM  
Gazillion.

Which, I actually use with great frequency.
 
2013-12-21 02:27:42 PM  

NewportBarGuy: Gazillion.

Which, I actually use with great frequency.


So, like a gazillion times?
 
2013-12-21 02:28:53 PM  
dirt
 
MBK [TotalFark]
2013-12-21 02:30:16 PM  
shopaholic
 
2013-12-21 02:30:25 PM  

Gecko Gingrich: NewportBarGuy: Gazillion.

Which, I actually use with great frequency.

So, like a gazillion times?


I was going to do that, but thank you!
 
2013-12-21 02:35:20 PM  
bada-bing (1965)

Which is kinda ironic, since I've been re-watching my Sopranos DVDs the past couple of weeks.
 
2013-12-21 02:35:37 PM  
Funky butt sandwich?!
 
2013-12-21 02:37:19 PM  
Podcast

Awesome ^_^ I love those things, they're cash.
 
2013-12-21 02:40:30 PM  
1952
Your OED birthday word is:
noshery, n.
Meaning: A restaurant; a snack bar. Occas.: food, a snack. Cf. nosh n.
See the entry in the OED to see a quotation of its first-known usage
 
2013-12-21 02:40:57 PM  

BunkyBrewman: dirt


I LOL'd much more than I should have at that.
 
2013-12-21 02:42:08 PM  
laugh-out-loud

(and not LOL)
 
2013-12-21 02:43:33 PM  
1972, "Guilt trip"

Groovy, man.
 
2013-12-21 02:44:04 PM  
1955
artificial intelligence, n.

Meaning: The capacity of computers or other machines to exhibit or simulate intelligent behaviour; the field of study concerned with this. Abbreviated AI.
 
2013-12-21 02:44:52 PM  
Chocoholic.

Which is ironic, as I'm not that fussed about chocolate, despite having British parents.
 
2013-12-21 02:45:07 PM  

Cake Hunter: Funky butt sandwich?!


Funky butt-lovin'!

My word was foodie.  That's not me.  Huh.
 
2013-12-21 02:48:29 PM  
i105.photobucket.com
 
2013-12-21 02:49:05 PM  
Mine's "internet" too.
 
IP
2013-12-21 02:54:21 PM  
1961, "chocoholic"
 
2013-12-21 02:55:28 PM  

make me some tea: Mine's "internet" too.


1974 represent!
 
IP
2013-12-21 02:55:35 PM  
 
2013-12-21 02:59:52 PM  
Queue-jumping?  I wasn't aware that queues could jump.
 
2013-12-21 03:20:30 PM  

albert71292: bada-bing (1965)

Which is kinda ironic, since I've been re-watching my Sopranos DVDs the past couple of weeks.


Me too!
 
2013-12-21 03:23:44 PM  
1983
Air guitar
 
2013-12-21 03:26:57 PM  

Pavia_Resistance: 1969
Your OED birthday word is:
megastar, n.
Meaning: An exceptionally famous, well-publicized, or successful celebrity, esp. in the entertainment business.

That's ..something, I guess.


Bro fist.
 
2013-12-21 03:28:02 PM  
Artificial Intelligence

/probably because that's about the time real intelligence started getting harder and harder to find
 
2013-12-21 03:38:07 PM  
Frenemy. Didn't know the word has been around for 60 years.
 
2013-12-21 03:43:04 PM  

RaceDTruck: albert71292: bada-bing (1965)

Which is kinda ironic, since I've been re-watching my Sopranos DVDs the past couple of weeks.

Me too!


I as well.

/bunch of us old folk on Fark
 
2013-12-21 03:48:40 PM  
1966
computernik, n.
Meaning: A computer expert or enthusiast.

Yeah, that really took off, didn't it?
 
2013-12-21 03:49:23 PM  

Pavia_Resistance: 1969
Your OED birthday word is:
megastar, n.
Meaning: An exceptionally famous, well-publicized, or successful celebrity, esp. in the entertainment business.

That's ..something, I guess.

 
2013-12-21 03:50:05 PM  

Benevolent Misanthrope: 1966
computernik, n.
Meaning: A computer expert or enthusiast.

Yeah, that really took off, didn't it?


They can't all be winners.
 
2013-12-21 03:52:16 PM  
Internet, also.
 
2013-12-21 03:57:35 PM  

Tell Me How My Blog Tastes: Cake Hunter: Funky butt sandwich?!

Funky butt-lovin'!

My word was foodie.  That's not me.  Huh.


Mine too, but that is kinda me.
 
2013-12-21 03:57:36 PM  
"Air Guitar"

It seems fitting.
 
2013-12-21 04:04:06 PM  
Oenophilic
 
2013-12-21 04:06:17 PM  

FloydA: [i105.photobucket.com image 275x184]


img.fark.net
 
2013-12-21 04:09:59 PM  
Rusty Shackleford:
Chocoholic.
 
2013-12-21 04:10:38 PM  

antidisestablishmentarianism: Tell Me How My Blog Tastes: Cake Hunter: Funky butt sandwich?!

Funky butt-lovin'!

My word was foodie.  That's not me.  Huh.

Mine too, but that is kinda me.


foodie, but i'm not, just trained in "experimentation" by one...

i'm of the school of thought that a recipe is a suggestion, and imagination makes for awesome food.
 
2013-12-21 04:15:12 PM  
"Bouffy" ?

I've never heard that word before.

And never want to again.
 
2013-12-21 04:30:18 PM  
1979
bagsy, v.
Meaning: To assert a claim or right to (something) by using the expression 'bagsy'; to demand as one's due for being first to claim.
 
2013-12-21 04:35:12 PM  
"Shameless plug."
 
2013-12-21 04:35:27 PM  

Gecko Gingrich: make me some tea: Mine's "internet" too.

1974 represent!


Yeah, apparently there are lot's of old folks on Fark.

/assumed subby had to be much younger than I am for that to be the word of the year
 
2013-12-21 04:38:23 PM  
i162.photobucket.com
Technically that's two words.
 
2013-12-21 04:40:48 PM  

CruiserTwelve: [i162.photobucket.com image 348x145]
Technically that's two words.


Technically it's one word.
 
2013-12-21 04:44:45 PM  

thamike: CruiserTwelve: [i162.photobucket.com image 348x145]
Technically that's two words.

Technically it's one word.


"I always have a blast before I take off"
s3.hubimg.com
 
2013-12-21 04:48:31 PM  
Punkster.  Surprised I'm first.  It was a pretty big year and all.

\I was born the same day as Apple Computers was founded
\\My best friend was born the day Studio 54 opened
 
2013-12-21 04:48:37 PM  
1954 Mondegreen.
 
2013-12-21 04:51:23 PM  
1970 WINS

Monty Pythonesque ADJ - denoting a kind of humour that is absurd and unpredictable; zany; surreal
 
2013-12-21 04:59:41 PM  

FriarReb98: My best friend was born the day Studio 54 opened


Would have been more impressive if that was the conception date.
 
2013-12-21 04:59:42 PM  

timujin: Gecko Gingrich: make me some tea: Mine's "internet" too.

1974 represent!

Yeah, apparently there are lot's of old folks on Fark.

/assumed subby had to be much younger than I am for that to be the word of the year


I had the same thought.

/1974s everywhere
 
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