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Discussion in 'Electrical Engineering' started by Adam Funk, Jun 7, 2007.

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  1. Adam Funk

    Adam Funk Guest

    I assumed it was a portmanteau of "fun" and "lunatic".
    Is "fundametalist" a heavy metal fundamentalist?
  2. Um, I think you misheard that. It's actually "down in Bur Sa'id."

  3. This is not a response from dank. It has a small fragment of real humor
    in it.

  4. Your point?
    When were the divorce papers served?

  5. Don Salad

    Don Salad Guest

    Thumbs twiddling, cold water mixed with hot
    Clicking with your mouse, wondering when it's gonna stop



    The ending of the film "The Magic Christian".

    You are standing in a vat of nasty substances!

    Do NOT dive for the cash!
  7. Bill McCray

    Bill McCray Guest

    It looks to me like a combination of "fundamentalist" and "fanatic".
    It could also just be a case of spelling "fanatic" is it is pronounced
    (at least by most of those I hear say it).

    This leads to another question: Why does "fanatic" have an accent on
    the second syllable, but "lunatic" has it on the first and third?

  8. Adam Funk

    Adam Funk Guest

    Maybe you're pronouncing it wrong!

    (Who put the fun in Scunthorpe?)
  9. That imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, I guess.
    About the time I asked one too many dumb questions that I wouldn't be
    asking if I knew what a pain in the ass it is to be a woman.

  10. Well, you don't have to get all fanatical about it. You can get
    lunatical, however, if you like.

    There... that equalizes them.
  11. Have you ever ordered "Fries" from Jack Nicholson at "Jack In The Box"?

    "Who put the Straw in Strawberry?"
  12. Adam Funk

    Adam Funk Guest

    Please, this is a fambly BBS!

    The new sign in the gym locker room:

    | |
    | Please watch |
    | your |
    | LANGUAGE, | ("LANGUAGE" is in red)
    | this is a child |
    | friendly area |
    | |
    | Thank you |
    | |
  13. Otto Bahn

    Otto Bahn Guest

    I'm watching my LANGUAGE right now! Damn,
    lookit that little proverb go!

  14. Don Salad

    Don Salad Guest

    "little proverb" is a funny nickname for your...
    Never mind!

  15. Otto Bahn

    Otto Bahn Guest

    Now is the time on Sprockets when we...

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