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Elfmama:

--- Quote from: White Dragon on February 13, 2014, 09:46:26 PM ---
--- Quote from: Elfmama on February 13, 2014, 04:13:58 PM ---HYZIOMA
It's a bruise you sustain while throwing a temper tantrum.

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Oh! I totally want to adopt that word!

Is it pronounced high-zee-oh-ma? Kinda like hematoma?

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That would be my take on it. :)

Slartibartfast:
I nominate most of the substitutions for swear words on this site :-P  ("CRIVINS!" in particular!)

JenJay:
Apparently I'm the only person left who regularly says "grody". I've had several people exclaim "Wow, I haven't heard that word in years!" Huh. I say it all the time and had no idea I was the odd one.


--- Quote from: Elfmama on February 13, 2014, 04:13:58 PM ---HYZIOMA
It's a bruise you sustain while throwing a temper tantrum.


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I have a child who is very dramatic and puts on quite the show for any little perceived injury. I could really have some fun with this!  ;D

Danika:
Our family has watched too much Stargate SG-1 so we tend to use the word "indeed" a lot more than you normally hear in conversation. Even our 6-year-old answers things with "indeed."

Thipu1:

--- Quote from: White Dragon on February 13, 2014, 09:46:26 PM ---
--- Quote from: Elfmama on February 13, 2014, 04:13:58 PM ---HYZIOMA
It's a bruise you sustain while throwing a temper tantrum.

--- End quote ---

Oh! I totally want to adopt that word!

Is it pronounced high-zee-oh-ma? Kinda like hematoma?

--- End quote ---

I love this because it reminds me of 'hissy fit'. 

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