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A to Z BLOG CHALLENGE … LETTER TA2Z-BADGE-0002015-LifeisGood-230_zps660c38a0

DAFFY DEFINITIONS

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Daffy Definition = tautology – The study and discipline of tau – a zen-like state, practiced by monastery monks.

Sentence = As a top level monk, Ben was an expert in tautology.

Real Definition = Needless repetition of an idea, statement, or word.

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Daffy Definition = testudo – An exam/test, as in the sport of judo; a final exam to be passed, to become a master judo instructor.

Sentence = Before Jacob could open his own dojo, he had to pass his testudo.

Real Definition = Tortoise shell; a cover of overlapping shields or a shed wheeled up to a wall used by the ancient Romans to protect an attacking force.

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Daffy Definition = teonanacatl – A fungus of the toenail (in humans) and of the hooves (in cattle) contracted by walking on rotten bananas and/or the peels/skins of such a fruit.

Sentence = After Horace chased his cow through the banana grove, they both came down with a raging case of teonanacatl.

Real Definition = Any of several New World mushrooms (Psilocybe and related genera of the family Agaricaceae) that are sources of hallucinogens.

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Thanks for visiting! Peace 🙂

2 responses »

  1. Hi, LISABUIECOLLARD! Thank you for the visit here, and the comment. Glad you enjoyed reading the Daffy Definitions. I would hope we can’t get a fungus from banana peels Lol… The A2Z Challenge is lots of fun this year (my 2nd year) and I’d like to thank you for taking on co-hosting duites! Best blogging wishes for you! 🙂

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