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Your best/favorite/cleverest words or phrases seen in a WB post

#1 Post by Jim Stewart » July 12th, 2019, 5:28 am

WB posters are an educated, strange, and clever bunch. Warren's use of the word "senescent" in his recent TN, suggested a call for other favorites. I am nominating (from that same TN) the word "edentulous" and Warren's clever use in the phrase "Long in the tooth (to the point of being edentulous)."
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#2 Post by CJ Beazley » July 12th, 2019, 5:33 am

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#3 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » July 12th, 2019, 5:49 am

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#4 Post by Brian Tuite » July 12th, 2019, 5:56 am

Jim Stewart wrote:
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WB posters are an educated, strange...[/b]
Education obviously only goes so far. Corey thinks that since I have no fur growing on my shins that I shave my legs and that all Califorians should have a golden suntan. You got the “strange” part right anyhow.
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#5 Post by David K o l i n » July 12th, 2019, 6:23 am

It’s best to keep Corey away from your legs

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#6 Post by Brian Tuite » July 12th, 2019, 6:39 am

David K o l i n wrote:
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It’s best to keep Corey away from your legs
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#7 Post by Todd F r e n c h » July 12th, 2019, 7:41 am

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
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This is mine, as well, and I can never remember it when I want to freakin' use it.
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#8 Post by Corey N. » July 12th, 2019, 7:59 am

All of you are wrong, but most especially Brian.

The correct answer is "callipygian" used by the wonderful Davy Strange. The term means "having well-shaped buttocks."

The note in which he first used the word:
NUITS-SAINT-GEORGES ‘CLOS DES FOURCHES’ 2007, DOMAINE JAQUES-FREDERIC MUGNIER
Lovely ripe cherry fruit here on this juicy, fleshy nose. It is not that sophisticated but quite babelicious and there is most definitely a place for tits out Pinot particularly when the winemaker is not charging the earth for them. I suppose there are hints of minerality also present on this nose but it is really the fruit which is tickling my aesthetes. The palate is extremely voluptuous for a village wine – well upholstered with luscious fruit and polished tannin. This is most certainly a really callipygian example of Nuits which makes me wonder about how ‘Nuits’ it really is; should we accept Nuits de chez Chambolle as a valid expression of the genre or demand them all to be a tad more butch than this. I’m not completely sure, but I am very happy relax my normally stringent standards and enjoy this scrumptiously succulent bottle of Burgundy.
A bit OT, but I could read Davy's tasting notes all day. Only Mr. Levenberg is in the same stratosphere.
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#9 Post by Ken Strauss » July 12th, 2019, 8:28 am

Corey N. wrote:
July 12th, 2019, 7:59 am
All of you are wrong, but most especially Brian.

The correct answer is "callipygian" used by the wonderful Davy Strange. The term means "having well-shaped buttocks."

The note in which he first used the word:
NUITS-SAINT-GEORGES ‘CLOS DES FOURCHES’ 2007, DOMAINE JAQUES-FREDERIC MUGNIER
Lovely ripe cherry fruit here on this juicy, fleshy nose. It is not that sophisticated but quite babelicious and there is most definitely a place for tits out Pinot particularly when the winemaker is not charging the earth for them. I suppose there are hints of minerality also present on this nose but it is really the fruit which is tickling my aesthetes. The palate is extremely voluptuous for a village wine – well upholstered with luscious fruit and polished tannin. This is most certainly a really callipygian example of Nuits which makes me wonder about how ‘Nuits’ it really is; should we accept Nuits de chez Chambolle as a valid expression of the genre or demand them all to be a tad more butch than this. I’m not completely sure, but I am very happy relax my normally stringent standards and enjoy this scrumptiously succulent bottle of Burgundy.
A bit OT, but I could read Davy's tasting notes all day. Only Mr. Levenberg is in the same stratosphere.
Davy certainly is in the stratosphere.
babelicious deserves mention also.
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#10 Post by Hank Victor » July 12th, 2019, 8:30 am

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#11 Post by A. So » July 12th, 2019, 8:32 am

"Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?"
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#12 Post by Jack Linden » July 12th, 2019, 8:46 am

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#13 Post by Alan Rath » July 12th, 2019, 9:15 am

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
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Petrichor
Some savvy marketeer needs to work that into a viagra commercial...
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#14 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » July 12th, 2019, 10:15 am

Todd F r e n c h wrote:
July 12th, 2019, 7:41 am
Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
July 12th, 2019, 5:49 am
Petrichor
This is mine, as well, and I can never remember it when I want to freakin' use it.
I have claimed ownership. Back off.

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#15 Post by Anton D » July 12th, 2019, 10:36 am

Favorite thread title in Wine Forum: "Drinking Burg Wine with Weinburg."
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#16 Post by David Glasser » July 12th, 2019, 2:45 pm

Yeah, Dave Strange gets my vote for best/favorite/cleverest notes.

Sentimental favorite phrase: Another shitty Oregon Pinot Noir.

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#17 Post by Todd F r e n c h » July 12th, 2019, 2:53 pm

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
July 12th, 2019, 10:15 am
Todd F r e n c h wrote:
July 12th, 2019, 7:41 am
Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
July 12th, 2019, 5:49 am
Petrichor
This is mine, as well, and I can never remember it when I want to freakin' use it.
I have claimed ownership. Back off.
Board ownership trumps all other 'claims' - bow to me
Apparently I'm lazy, have a narrow agenda, and offer little in the way of content and substance (RMP) (and have a "penchant for gossip" -KBI)

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#18 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » July 12th, 2019, 4:15 pm

Todd F r e n c h wrote:
July 12th, 2019, 2:53 pm
Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
July 12th, 2019, 10:15 am
Todd F r e n c h wrote:
July 12th, 2019, 7:41 am


This is mine, as well, and I can never remember it when I want to freakin' use it.
I have claimed ownership. Back off.
Board ownership trumps all other 'claims' - bow to me
F.U. And your “penchant for gossip”.

Another clever post.

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#19 Post by Merrill Lindquist » July 12th, 2019, 7:10 pm

Corey N. wrote:
July 12th, 2019, 7:59 am
All of you are wrong, but most especially Brian.

The correct answer is "callipygian" used by the wonderful Davy Strange. The term means "having well-shaped buttocks."

The note in which he first used the word:
NUITS-SAINT-GEORGES ‘CLOS DES FOURCHES’ 2007, DOMAINE JAQUES-FREDERIC MUGNIER
Lovely ripe cherry fruit here on this juicy, fleshy nose. It is not that sophisticated but quite babelicious and there is most definitely a place for tits out Pinot particularly when the winemaker is not charging the earth for them. I suppose there are hints of minerality also present on this nose but it is really the fruit which is tickling my aesthetes. The palate is extremely voluptuous for a village wine – well upholstered with luscious fruit and polished tannin. This is most certainly a really callipygian example of Nuits which makes me wonder about how ‘Nuits’ it really is; should we accept Nuits de chez Chambolle as a valid expression of the genre or demand them all to be a tad more butch than this. I’m not completely sure, but I am very happy relax my normally stringent standards and enjoy this scrumptiously succulent bottle of Burgundy.
A bit OT, but I could read Davy's tasting notes all day. Only Mr. Levenberg is in the same stratosphere.
I loved that word use by Davy as well. Sent me (and I am certain others) running to the dictionary.
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#20 Post by GregT » July 12th, 2019, 7:42 pm

Great idea for a thread Jim. And yeah, I too had to look up callipygian.

But for best word, it's hard to beat "excessibe".

Oh, and "dead at retail".
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#21 Post by Al Osterheld » July 12th, 2019, 7:47 pm

I learned callipygian from Time magazine when I was a teenager. Reading is its own reward.

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#22 Post by Jim Stewart » July 13th, 2019, 3:31 am

Easy to take for granted, but this phrase might set the standard (and the stage) for "educated, strange and clever":"Wine Berserkers"
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