Olympus UK E-System User Group
Olympus UK E-System User Group

Join our unique resource for Olympus Four Thirds E-System DSLR and Pen and OM-D Micro Four Thirds photographers. Show your images via our free e-group photo gallery. Please read the e-group.uk.net forum terms and conditions before posting for the first time. Above all, welcome!


Go Back   Olympus UK E-System User Group > Out of Focus area > The lounge

The lounge Relax, take a break from photo and camera talk - have a chat about something else for a change. Just keep it clean and polite!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 20th December 2017
Harold Gough Harold Gough is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Reading UK
Posts: 5,912
Thanks: 58
Thanked 832 Times in 760 Posts
Likes: 40
Liked 3,320 Times in 1,790 Posts
Christmas Word Fun

Please submit your new, modified or misused words with definitions.

My first offering:

Subjunctivitis: Difficulty with foreign languages.

Harold
__________________
The body is willing but the mind is weak.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 20th December 2017
pandora's Avatar
pandora pandora is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Victoria, Australia
Posts: 16,647
Thanks: 891
Thanked 1,543 Times in 1,494 Posts
Likes: 1,999
Liked 4,374 Times in 1,975 Posts
Re: Christmas Word Fun

Kwassie: a person of dual citizenship.

Etymology:
A recently coined word to define the Leader of the National Party of Australia and Deputy PM who was recently suspended from parliament due to his holding dual citizenship.
The High Court in a unanimous decision ruled that Barnaby Joyce, the Deputy Prime Minister, whose election to parliament was invalid because he also held New Zealand citizenship. Barnaby had therefore to stand down and renounce his NZ citizenship and face a by-election for the seat of New England last Saturday, which he won by a comfortable majority.
Our constitution precludes any person of dual citizenship from being elected to the Australian parliament.
__________________
My Flickr

* mark * Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia **
The OM-D E-M1 Mark II * OM-D M5 MkII * XZ2 * XZ1 * E3
On post-processing: The camera kneads the dough, PP bakes the bread - Greenhill
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 20th December 2017
KeithL KeithL is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Norfolk
Posts: 4,942
Thanks: 366
Thanked 462 Times in 438 Posts
Likes: 1,462
Liked 1,382 Times in 810 Posts
Re: Christmas Word Fun

Jargon. What Norfolk people do in a tracksuit.
Reply With Quote
The Following Users Liked This Post:
Johnheatingman (27th December 2017), Naughty Nigel (25th December 2017), wornish (20th December 2017)
  #4  
Old 22nd December 2017
iso iso is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Kent
Posts: 1,884
Thanks: 234
Thanked 132 Times in 127 Posts
Likes: 782
Liked 233 Times in 201 Posts
Re: Christmas Word Fun

Just a Bump. Good thread, just need to get a few things stuffed before a reply
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 27th December 2017
Harold Gough Harold Gough is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Reading UK
Posts: 5,912
Thanks: 58
Thanked 832 Times in 760 Posts
Likes: 40
Liked 3,320 Times in 1,790 Posts
Re: Christmas Word Fun

Motion blur: too much alcohol.

Harold
__________________
The body is willing but the mind is weak.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 27th December 2017
KeithL KeithL is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Norfolk
Posts: 4,942
Thanks: 366
Thanked 462 Times in 438 Posts
Likes: 1,462
Liked 1,382 Times in 810 Posts
Re: Christmas Word Fun

Luminance noise: even more alcohol.

Chrominance noise: terminal level of alcohol.....
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 27th December 2017
MJ224's Avatar
MJ224 MJ224 is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Carmarthenshire
Posts: 13,780
Thanks: 936
Thanked 745 Times in 692 Posts
Likes: 6,936
Liked 3,800 Times in 1,757 Posts
Re: Christmas Word Fun

Verbal Diarrhea--------------Loads of Worms......
__________________
Mark Johnson

My Sailing Page

My Flickr
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 27th December 2017
MJ224's Avatar
MJ224 MJ224 is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Carmarthenshire
Posts: 13,780
Thanks: 936
Thanked 745 Times in 692 Posts
Likes: 6,936
Liked 3,800 Times in 1,757 Posts
Re: Christmas Word Fun

Quote:
Originally Posted by Harold Gough View Post
Motion blur: too much alcohol.

Harold
Motion Blur............Not enough Alcohol.......
__________________
Mark Johnson

My Sailing Page

My Flickr
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 27th December 2017
Harold Gough Harold Gough is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Reading UK
Posts: 5,912
Thanks: 58
Thanked 832 Times in 760 Posts
Likes: 40
Liked 3,320 Times in 1,790 Posts
Re: Christmas Word Fun

New Year's resolution: functionality of lens bought in January sale.

Harold
__________________
The body is willing but the mind is weak.
Reply With Quote
The Following Users Liked This Post:
MJ224 (29th December 2017), OM USer (28th December 2017)
  #10  
Old 28th December 2017
Naughty Nigel's Avatar
Naughty Nigel Naughty Nigel is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Land of the Prince Bishops
Posts: 9,883
Thanks: 403
Thanked 568 Times in 481 Posts
Likes: 3,416
Liked 2,403 Times in 1,583 Posts
Re: Christmas Word Fun

'Effluent'. How some affluent people in the Home Counties like to describe themselves.
__________________
---------------

Naughty Nigel


Difficult is worth doing
Reply With Quote
The Following User Liked This Post:
MJ224 (29th December 2017)
  #11  
Old 29th December 2017
KeithL KeithL is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Norfolk
Posts: 4,942
Thanks: 366
Thanked 462 Times in 438 Posts
Likes: 1,462
Liked 1,382 Times in 810 Posts
Re: Christmas Word Fun

Quote:
Originally Posted by MJ224 View Post
Motion Blur............Not enough Alcohol.......
That depends on whether you're trying to hand hold, or simply can't get your tripod up, Mark!
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 29th December 2017
Harold Gough Harold Gough is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Reading UK
Posts: 5,912
Thanks: 58
Thanked 832 Times in 760 Posts
Likes: 40
Liked 3,320 Times in 1,790 Posts
Re: Christmas Word Fun

Understanding: sitting down too soon at a standing ovation.

Harold
__________________
The body is willing but the mind is weak.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Liked This Post:
Johnheatingman (29th December 2017)
  #13  
Old 29th December 2017
Harold Gough Harold Gough is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Reading UK
Posts: 5,912
Thanks: 58
Thanked 832 Times in 760 Posts
Likes: 40
Liked 3,320 Times in 1,790 Posts
Re: Christmas Word Fun

Sufficient: n + 1, where n = current number of lenses.

Harold
__________________
The body is willing but the mind is weak.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Liked This Post:
OM USer (2nd January 2018)
  #14  
Old 29th December 2017
MJ224's Avatar
MJ224 MJ224 is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Carmarthenshire
Posts: 13,780
Thanks: 936
Thanked 745 Times in 692 Posts
Likes: 6,936
Liked 3,800 Times in 1,757 Posts
Re: Christmas Word Fun

Have not got time to...................Not important enough.....
__________________
Mark Johnson

My Sailing Page

My Flickr
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 30th December 2017
Wee man's Avatar
Wee man Wee man is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Newcastle Co. Down N. Ireland
Posts: 8,000
Thanks: 2,392
Thanked 1,155 Times in 1,030 Posts
Likes: 281
Liked 1,234 Times in 804 Posts
Re: Christmas Word Fun

Creche. Car accident on Malone Road ( well known upper class area in Belfast)

Sent from my LG-H870 using Tapatalk
__________________
Ed

What if the Hokey Cokey is what its all about?
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A word. Beagletorque Foto Fair 2 29th July 2017 11:51 AM
Cuba 168 - A word from my sponsors. Beagletorque Foto Fair 0 19th September 2015 06:09 AM
Hanging on his every word pdk42 Foto Fair 24 14th March 2015 10:36 PM
Sultry is the word I think (with E-M1) Ian Foto Fair 12 17th September 2013 08:02 AM
Word Association IMAGES Chevvyf1 The lounge 0 9th May 2011 06:31 AM


All times are GMT. The time now is 01:36 AM.


The Write Technology Ltd, 2007-2019, All rights reservedAd Management plugin by RedTyger