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    Smile Word of the Day - Use it in a sentence

    Here's a new amusement to lighten your day and make you sound even smarter than you already are!
    I will post a word of the day. You are challenged to use it in a sentence. If you can manage to use it in a quilting related sentence - you will win the admiration of all on the board.

    Today's word of the day is Remora (REM-er-uh)
    1.
    An obstacle, hindrance, or obstruction.

    2.
    Any of several fishes of the family Echeneididae, having on the top of the head a sucking disk by which they can attach themselves to sharks, turtles, ships, and other moving objects.

    I'll go first.

    My quilt top keeps slipping and I can't find my clamps, but the remora is really helping out.

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    It would be so helpful if I had and Echeneididae to keep my fabric from slipping..Diana
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diana Lynne View Post
    It would be so helpful if I had and Echeneididae to keep my fabric from slipping..Diana
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    Do wonder where I can find a Echeneididae though LOL..Might make the fabric smell a bit fishy? Diana


    Quote Originally Posted by Krystyna View Post
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    The Echeneididae fish family is also called a 'Pilot Fish', I'm sure the Remora of this story are the quilters who keep trying to catch one to keep their fabrics from slipping...

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    Great idea Kristyna! I would have used remora so badly, as I guessed definition #1. My remora today was my computer today, as it piloted me over 6 hours to learn to post a picture. Obviously, I still don't have it down right, but I was successful. Now to have some remora for supper. Isn't fish good for the brain? lol m

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    I will train a remora to hang on to my money, I will keep it in my pocket, then maybe I can keep more of my money for stash!!!!!
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    I cannot wait until my children make enough money that they don't have to behave as though I were a shark and they were remora....(and those of you who know me, know that is even a play on words with my last name HA!!)
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    Hummmmmmm - - - -
    Many times at the sewing machine I use my knees as a remora to prevent the quilt sandwich from slipping down to the floor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arleners View Post
    Hummmmmmm - - - -
    Many times at the sewing machine I use my knees as a remora to prevent the quilt sandwich from slipping down to the floor.
    Arlene, I've often tried to get to Stony Brook from Long Beach but the traffic on the LIE proves to be a terrible remora!
    Krystyna
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    I had one remora after another today, as I wanted to sew on my treadle, so it will wait till next week.
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    Using my seam ripper is a remora!...it sucks!

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    the remora in my eye is keeping me from seeing.
    Some people visit paradise, I live there.

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    The newly fallen snow caused such a remora in town today. Sadly, I wasn't able to get to the quilt shop for the big sale.
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    Remora to getting anything done!

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    I need a remora to hold onto time. Time always seems to slip through my fingers.

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    Can not wait to find out what the new word for today is ..Diana
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    Sorry, Diana. I slept in.
    Since it's Sunday we have TWO words today.
    Bonus points if you can use them both in the same quilty sentence.

    Leonine - LEE-uh-nyne - of, relating to, suggestive of or resembling a lion

    And
    Natheless - NAYTH-lis - Nevertheless


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    My quilting partner's husband has a beautiful leonine head of head, natheless I think my gray-haired sweetie is much better looking.

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    I failed to adjust the tension on my bobbin thread and ended up with a leonine snarl on the bottom of my quilt. Naytheless, I continued to sew.
    Krystyna
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    I haven't sewn the leonine baby tag toy nevertheless I have added it to my massive bucket list.

    P.S. I really do want to try it and if you haven't seen it, it was posted a while back by Gailmitchel under Baby tag toy I think.

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    I don't really have the time, but naytheless, I shall go look for that leonine lovely!
    Krystyna
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    My material is creeping up like that of a Leonine but natheless, I will over come and be victorious !!! Diana
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    Krystyna, you should tell us if the word is a noun, adjective or adverb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TanyaL View Post
    Krystyna, you should tell us if the word is a noun, adjective or adverb.
    Will do. I'll start tomorrow.
    Krystyna
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