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#1 2012-01-29 18:41:33

Peter Forster
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From: UK
Registered: 2006-09-06
Posts: 813

'Janice-faced' for 'Janus-faced'

I heard this on the radio the other day and thought it might be of some interest. It is some time ago that the planet Uranus became Urine-us rather than yr-Anus and I suspect that something similar might be at work here. I’m sure we’ve come across such intra-Lehmans, for example Miriam taking over the family business in the 80s, but can find nowhere more suitable to park this…

Yesterday was Janice-faced, deceptively like spring, it lifted my spirits from the winter guck.

The way I translate it is, that the pain is janice faced: on the one hand it is your warning signal of overdoing it, but on the other hand, it is your …

Laughter and a beautiful smile always has been her clever way of being janice faced.

“The final phase of compiling the dictionary didn’t faze Miriam Webster a bit even though it was the most complex and difficult one.”

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#2 2012-01-31 20:29:41

burred
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From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 930

Re: 'Janice-faced' for 'Janus-faced'

Appropriately posted in Janiary.

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