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For all you coccydynias

2011-09-09 17:55:33.296943+00 by Dan Lyke 5 comments

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#Comment Re: made: 2011-09-12 21:09:41.414199+00 by: Dan Lyke

I think most of these have work-out-able meanings if you sit and think about them, which to my mind makes them great for the "what? [... long pause ...] oh, why you!!" sort of intended insults.

#Comment Re: made: 2011-09-12 21:00:14.931049+00 by: p3t3rbuilt

My favorite is Microphallus. I will work this into my vocabulary of insults.

#Comment Re: made: 2011-09-11 17:00:15.249241+00 by: meuon [edit history]

Those are just obtuse arcane words that are difficult to use in insults unless the target has similar knowledge or time to look up the words. Once upon a time, Fidonet and the Internet lauded the artful "flame", neither denigrating itself to profanity or simian feces flinging foolishness. Such flames required knowledge of the target, their beliefs and emotions. Alluding that a homophobe had a homosexual encounter, or that an athiest found $DIETY, or pointing out that the pious person is a hypocrite as part of the insult are examples. It is easy to shout FAIL! or worse, it takes effort and skill to do so in verse, subtly and without a vulgar curse.

#Comment Re: made: 2011-09-10 15:35:02.356951+00 by: other_todd

I use "corpulent" all the time, I didn't think that one was particularly obscure!

#Comment Re: made: 2011-09-09 20:17:34.989264+00 by: m

Let me add uzzard, which is a bastard, out of a bastard, from a bastard.