This "excommunication" is a word2009 Update: The fate of saints. The hope of a man on a date.
In speech ecclesiastical oft heard,
And means the damning, with bell, book and candle,
Some sinner whose opinions are a scandal —
A rite permitting Satan to enslave him
Forever, and forbidding Christ to save him.
Redefining misanthropy for a fresh generation. Standard posts begin with a definition from Ambrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary followed by a modern adjustment. Miscellany on Wednesday and storytelling on Saturday.
Friday, January 23, 2009
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Oh, I don't know, Doug. I should think that the last thing a man on a date would hope for is communication with an ex.
Mayhaps you've been reading too many of Jenn's, er, romances.
jingladv = Madison Avenue
What our ex-president did.
Hey now...let's not drag me into this, Amoeba or I shall have you excommunicated.
And thanks a lot for stealing my definition. Harrumph.
excommunication... that's what happens when the evil empire is voted out of office.
disclaimer: no prostitutes were killed in the making of this message.
excommunication - The frequently shouted (and fraught with legal bills) exchanges between ex-wife and ex-husband.
At least so I'm told.
All my x's live in Texas
Men go to dates with high hopes, hehe...
Excommunication can be an "absolute execution of the offender from the church and all its rights and advantages, even from social intercourse with the faithful."
The only ones racier than religious-types are dictionary writers.
In Unitarianism, exile from coffee hour.
Weirsdo!!! You know us too well!
Ariel: You little smartie. I wish I'd said that.
Excomunication: My ex and I have very little excomunication. I can't remember the last time, it was years ago.
"Thank God and Greyhound She's Gone!" (An old Roy Clark classic)
EX - suffix meaning past or former
COMMUNICATE to impart or transmit thoughts and/or knowledge; generally a mutual exchange
SHUN to actively keep away from or avoid a person, place, thought, or thing.
EXCOMMINICATION the former act of shunning communication with someone -- which must mean you are now comunicating.
Ingles es loco!
According to a poem I once read excommunication is an non-act usually committed by those who think they are speaking for God when what they are really doing is firing blanks.
Amoeba, the first one damaged me beyond repair.
I suspect not, TLP, but we'll see and hear.
No dragging, Jenn? We finally know what you don't like.
Sauerkraut, do evil empires hold elections?
Yeah, I heard that too, Poobah.
Icy, is that why you reside in Tennessee?
Ariel, we stay home with higher ones and better odds.
Hahaha, Mutha. Nice research.
OK, Weirsdo, but I'm trying to imagine the sin required.
Does she get coffee, A-bell?
TLP, Weirsdo is one of you.
Why Jim, I had no idea there'd been two Mrs. Jims.
Ingles es verdad, Quilly, but I think you meant prefix.
Cooper, that is the Lutheran view, yes.
She excommunicated me with a glance,
When all I'd done is asked for the next dance.
The darkest night of a young man told in two lines. Great work, Rhbee!
RH, you unretired as a philosopher, didn't you?
Oh please. You so know you'll buy the werewolves.
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