Just more BAD SCIENCE...

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Postby SandChigger » 17 Nov 2008 21:54

defenestration: the removal of windows! :lol:

de- prefix
1 (forming verbs and their derivatives) down; away : descend | deduct.
• completely : denude | derelict.

2 (added to verbs and their derivatives) denoting removal or reversal : deaerate | de-ice.

3 denoting formation from : deverbal.

ORIGIN from Latin de ‘off, from’ ; sense 2 via Old French des- from Latin dis-.
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Re: Just more BAD SCIENCE...

Postby cmsahe » 27 Dec 2008 01:59

SandChigger wrote:
I think we've pointed this out before, but why waste all those munitions Why not, instead, just spend that time towing a sufficiently large asteroid into a collision course and letting it do all the work?
Exactly my same thoughts on the Star Wars Death Stars, those things are as big as moons but an Ion Engine attached to the surface of a 5 miles asteroid could efficiently devastate any Class M planet. Talking about suggestive thread titles...
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Postby Omphalos » 27 Dec 2008 02:10

My mom was a history major in college and taught me of the defenestration of Prague very early. Its actually one of the earliest things I can remember. She loved the word and worked it into casual conversation all the time.