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Well, today kicks off the extended holiday season for our extended family, with the first of three get-togethers we will be attending. We will head over to my dad's where we will exchange gifts, celebrate the season, and try not to get into too much trouble for paying attention to the Giants game. Okay, that last bit may not be part of everybody's agenda, but it is certainly part of mine... I actually had the offer of tickets to today's game against the Chiefs, but this scheduling conflict nixed that, so my presence will be one of my presents (actually the windy Meadowlands can be so cold this time of year -- especially after sundown -- that the life I saved may have been my own). Among other things, I will get to see my little nieces today, and the doggies will get to play with their Uncle Sparky, so an avuncular time should be had by all.

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19. Re: vocabulary Dec 17, 2005, 20:51 tron
 
You know it's a good OotB when the word "avuncular" is used ...

i have to wonder... when, where, and why did someone decide that the word "avuncular" was needed?

and, are there other words i'm unaware of that cover other types of relatives? "avauntular"? "avgreatgrampaular"?
 
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