[Dixonary] Time to vote for what BAFT means!

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Efrem Mallach

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Jul 17, 2022, 9:00:42 AM7/17/22
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Fellow addicts,

Following are ten definitions of BAFT. Please vote for two that you like for any reason, such as (but not necessarily) thinking they might be correct, by public reply to this message:

1. An absurdity.

2. A genomic clone.

3. To plant firmly; establish.

4. [Scot.] disoriented; dizzy.

5. A coarse cotton based fabric.

6. The shaft or handle of a scythe.

7. 1. The stern of a ship. 2. The tail of an airplane.

8. The upright or moving arm of the Kittredge knitting machine. 

9. [Med.] orig. a sickle, from the Latin; currently a curved scalpel.

10. A form of paper currency used by British forces occupying Germany after the Second World War (British Armed Forces Token) and discontinued in favor of the Deutsche Mark in 1959.

The deadline for voting is 48 hours from now: 9 am Tuesday in the eastern U.S., and:



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France International/Mike Shefler

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Jul 17, 2022, 9:09:11 AM7/17/22
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I'll go with 3 and 5.

Berger, Deborah

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Jul 17, 2022, 10:53:40 AM7/17/22
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6 and 7 please.  

Deborah Fein, Ph.D.
UConn Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor
Department of Psychological Sciences
Department of Pediatrics
University of Connecticut
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John Barrs

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Jul 17, 2022, 11:37:29 AM7/17/22
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Interesting set --- I'll go for #7 and #10 please

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Daniel B Widdis

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Jul 17, 2022, 1:18:30 PM7/17/22
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5 and 8 by process of elimination.  

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Paul Keating

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Jul 17, 2022, 2:50:02 PM7/17/22
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I vote for 4 & 10.

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Chowie

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Jul 17, 2022, 5:59:41 PM7/17/22
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1 and 5 please. 

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Tim Lodge

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Jul 18, 2022, 3:41:22 AM7/18/22
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Thinking that I'd voted, I looked up the word, so I'm now DQ.

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Shani Naylor

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Jul 18, 2022, 3:50:07 AM7/18/22
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What? No illustrated defs?

I'll vote for #1 to describe #10

1. An absurdity.

10. A form of paper currency used by British forces occupying Germany after the Second World War (British Armed Forces Token) and discontinued in favor of the Deutsche Mark in 1959.


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Tony Abell

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Jul 18, 2022, 12:28:58 PM7/18/22
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I find 7 and 10 most convincing:

> 7. 1. The stern of a ship. 2. The tail of an airplane.

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