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Vicious Tyrant
11-25-2004, 07:02 AM
I keep reading about what happened in the vomitorium.

Since when is this a real word? Has this word been in use all along and I just didn't know it? I thought it was a word from ancient Rome about where you went to throw up after a feast or something like that.

Does Conseco have a vomitorium?

Did I miss some kind of memo or something?

Can I get a vomitorium installed in my house? Do I need a zoning permit?

JOneal7
11-25-2004, 07:13 AM
lmao...I got a vomitorium in my basement...ahahh

Peck
11-25-2004, 07:14 AM
There are much better definitions than this but here is one for you.

vomitorium
CATEGORY: structure
DEFINITION: The way into the cavea of a Roman theater or amphitheater.

Todays translation is the entry way of any thater. So yes there are vomitoriums at the fieldhouse.

Vicious Tyrant
11-25-2004, 10:48 AM
Ha, that's funny. I can't wait to tell my kids we're in "the vomitorium" when we are walking into the movie theater.

SoupIsGood
11-25-2004, 10:50 AM
When at plays the ways of exiting the stage are commonly called vomitoriums. (At least what I call them....)

TheSauceMaster
11-25-2004, 10:54 AM
I heard them say vomitorium on ESPN last night during the Pistons vs Cavs game , was kinda funny. :laugh:

Vicious Tyrant
11-25-2004, 10:56 AM
When at plays the ways of exiting the stage are commonly called vomitoriums. (At least what I call them....)

Are you an actor?

stipo
11-25-2004, 11:36 AM
The first time I read that word a few days ago I thought they were making an editorial statement. Then I read it again today and thought it was a strange coincidince. Thanks for clearing that up.

Vicious Tyrant
11-25-2004, 12:54 PM
^^ Yeah, exactly, that's what I thought, too. That the writers were making a comment on the situation.

I can't wait to start trying to get this word more commonly used.

3Ball
11-25-2004, 06:26 PM
http://www.pacersdigest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7498&highlight=vometorium

Vicious Tyrant
11-25-2004, 09:27 PM
Oops - credit where credit is due. You called it, you get the glory.