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perihelion -Word of the Day - Wed Apr 5, 2023


Myr

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perihelion - (noun) - the point nearest the sun in the orbit of a planet or comet or of man-made satellite

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The Earth was at its perihelion this year on Jan 4th.

 

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I believe Icarus found his perihelion just before he crashed to the earth.  

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Pettifogger, pellucid, perihelion.

We're stuck in the pe's or this is the beginning of a urination joke, or a lesson on alliteration.

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There is a crack in the spine if my old fashioned paperback dictionary near the P's, actually. So I was grabbing words in the vacinity. 

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45 minutes ago, Myr said:

There is a crack in the spine if my old fashioned paperback dictionary near the P's, actually. So I was grabbing words in the vacinity. 

I think I got stuck in the vacinity once.

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1 hour ago, drpaladin said:

I think I got stuck in the vacinity once.

I hate using the phone to type. 

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