Monday, May 05, 2008

Base

BASE, adj. The quality of a competitor's motive.

2008 Update: Uncouth. Lacking the avarice for finer things.

16 comments:

G said...

Oh so you heard about my garage sale scouring, eh?

As she slides into *first*!

Tom & Icy said...

When you lack avarice, you're dead.

tsduff said...

Base: The hub from which all things are possible.

Jim said...

Base: I have a very base friend who plays the base fiddle (Mrs. Jim, our fiddler, spells base fiddle as bass--pronounced base--fiddle) at the baseball game after we practice in his basement, does this make me a base character for hanging out with a base group in base environments?
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TLP said...

Base: The bottom of things.

Getting to first base is getting to things at the top, going all the way is a base way of talking about it.

(What? someone had to say it.)

Jamie Dawn said...

Base: foundation
Foundation: face spackle
I prefer to use face powder rather than foundation as a base prior to applying makeup.

a4g said...

Base, adj.

1. Contemptible, lacking human decency, devoid of ethics.

2. Dedicated supporters of a political party.

Minka said...

base,n. the rope of a suffix and the anchor of an affix

Minka said...

also:

base: the source of nylon stockings after WW2 in Iceland ;)

Jim said...

Hey Doug, thanks for the check on me.

Today was the 1000th post on my Jim's Little Blog, I forgot to mention that here or on the blog until just now.
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Hobbes said...

Safe haven in games, except seduction.

quilly said...

Thought I'd pop in just to touch base. Don't really have anything enlightening to add.

Doug said...

I did, g. What I know best about garage sales is every customer gets a free narrative.

Icy, as opposed to hungry for death like normal people.

Terry, that's SMF.

Jim, that entirely depends on whether you are on parole.

TLP, I think we were all waiting for you to.

JD, I wondered what your trick was.

a4g, well done, just right and no coincidence. Lizard dictionaries carry the same homonym. Also, one side of a litmus test.

Hey, Minka! Our linguist is back. How much of Icelandic is prefixacious and sufficient? Along those lines, the acorn from which sprouts a word in German.

Congratulations, brother Jim. We are an elite ward.

Oh, I don't know Hobbes.

Quilly, that's kind of you, basically.

sauerkraut said...

Base: as in Ace of, a scandanavian techno-rock band with great track lines but very average lyrics.

word verification: riqita

tsduff said...

I prefer SFO.

Cooper said...

I prefer your definition today it sound less base than mine would have.