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Arcane
726949.  Sat Jul 10, 2010 6:43 am Reply with quote

Here is a list of 234 -isms, care of Phrontistery.com, a QI site full of rare/unusual words... great for the wordlover in the house.

http://phrontistery.info/isms.html

 
bemahan
726980.  Sat Jul 10, 2010 8:07 am Reply with quote

Can't see 'jism' on there anywhere....


Or maybe someone's already wiped it off.

 
zomgmouse
726983.  Sat Jul 10, 2010 8:20 am Reply with quote

bemahan, if you're looking for jism, I know where you can get some.

 
bemahan
727018.  Sat Jul 10, 2010 2:28 pm Reply with quote

Maybe you should check this -ism out:
Asceticism ;)

 
Efros
727030.  Sat Jul 10, 2010 4:04 pm Reply with quote

Ismism, album by Godley and Creme

 
bemahan
727034.  Sat Jul 10, 2010 5:05 pm Reply with quote

Joking aside, Reddy, thanks for the link. Lots to mooch around.

 
Posital
727038.  Sat Jul 10, 2010 5:25 pm Reply with quote

Missed my favourite - Malapropism.

EG: I'm going on holiday to Malapropism...

 
Spud McLaren
727051.  Sat Jul 10, 2010 7:06 pm Reply with quote

Informative nugget about the difference between racism and racialism.

 
djgordy
727079.  Sun Jul 11, 2010 3:00 am Reply with quote

"Trumpets
I can hear trumpets

Solipsism
Euphemism
Pessimism
Pointilism
Flagellism
Nihilism

Urizel O Urizel

Negativism
Positivism
Legalism
Asinism
Cynicism
Terrorism

Urizel O Urizel

Jurism
Tourism
Neologism
Imperialism
Cleverism
Criticism
Cataphatacism
Apophatacism
Dogmatism
Apologeticism
Schism
Baptism
Christening

Bells. I can hear bells.

Conservatism
Liberalism
Centrism
Socialism
Communalism
Leninism
Marxism
Maotseism
Communism
Trotskyism
Fidelism
Facism
Sunder Here Navy Man

Scofistism
Kenosisism
Pneumatologism
Theandricism
Synergism
Monothelitism
Nestorianism
Sacerdotalism
Theurgism
Ecclesiasticalism
Eucharisticism
Episcopalianism
Hesychasticism

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah

Remain in hell, without despair
O Urizel

Remain in hell, without despair
O Urizel

I am resplendent in divergence
I am resplendent in divergence
I am resplendent in divergence

Continue"

Robert Fripp - Under Heavy Manners. Lyrics by David Byrne.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCADnoAHli8

 
Posital
727127.  Sun Jul 11, 2010 8:39 am Reply with quote

djgordy wrote:
Robert Fripp - Under Heavy Manners. Lyrics by David Byrne.
You mean someone set that to music!!? Bloomin' youth of today... it all went downhill after Dylan...

 
tetsabb
727144.  Sun Jul 11, 2010 9:51 am Reply with quote

bemahan wrote:
Can't see 'jism' on there anywhere....

Or maybe someone's already wiped it off.


And I bet she looked hard.....

Glad to see bem keeping up her standards!
:-)

 
Neotenic
727260.  Sun Jul 11, 2010 6:53 pm Reply with quote

Isms by Dog Eat Dog.

Possibly the dumbest song ever written about discrimination.

 

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