Wonderful Words

Words not often used 02:08

This week’s words were inspired from all sorts of articles I read in the newspaper, information leaflets etc. during our trip to London. We were taught British English in school and to this day my vocabulary in every day use feels a bit more formal that what we read in books and hear in movies. Whenever my work gets edited…

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Books I read

Book I Read: Flow by Clare Littlemore

Description on Amazon A world in tatters. A society where rebellion is not tolerated. A girl desperate to discover the truth. Sixteen year old Quin lives in The Beck, a saviour society. Her community has risen from the ruins of a land shattered by Mother Nature. But Beck law is tough. Quin knows that the rules must be followed in…

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Wonderful Words

Words not often used 02:07

This week I have a few odd words, some made up and made famous by some prominent people and others more popular words in the written language. flummoxing – to confuse someone so much that they do not know what to do (e.g. Anyone not knowing the story would have been completely flummoxed) covfefe – “(n.) When you want to…

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This month in History

This month in History: March

General events not linked to a day Woman History Month National Fresh Celery Month National Noodle Month National Flour Month National Frozen Food Month National Nutrition Month National Peanut Month National Hot Cross Bun Day (Good Friday) National Sauce Month National Caffeine Awareness Month 1 March St. David’s Day (Wales) National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day 1932 The Lindbergh baby is…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:06

Halo from my brand new spot on the world wide web. It has been a very educational experience to convert from a wordpress.com site to a self hosted site. It is not quite as similar to my wordpress.com site as I thought it would be. But alas. I am learning a lot and that is worth it to me. I…

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This month in History

This month in History: February

General events not linked to a day Canned Food Month National Chocolate Lovers Month National Cherry Month National Grapefruit Month National Snack Food Month National Potato Lovers Month Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month National Hot Breakfast Month 1st week of Feb- African Heritage & Health Week 3rd Weekend of February: National Margarita Weekend “Superbowl Sunday” : National Pork…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:05

Halo there Last week I started my personal challenge of #1000days on Instagram. I’ve read some fascinating words in the three different pieces of writing every time. Words I’ve either never seen before or words that I’ve never learned the meaning and sometimes the pronunciation of. scimitar a sword with a curved blade that is sharp only on its one…

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Book Release

Book release: Blood Awakening by Miranda Nichols

Blood Awakening  Series: Immortal Sleepers Author: Miranda Nichols Genre: Fantasy   Amazon ~ iBooks ~ B&N ~ Kobo Worlds collide, marking the beginning of an epic battle forged between the forces of darkness and light. The fate of all rests on the Hunter’s shoulders to quell the rising tide of evil threatening to overtake everything and plunge the connected realms into…

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Books I read

Book I Read: Humanity's Hope by Pembroke Sinclaire

  Description on Amazon What happens when humanity’s hope rests on the shoulders of a teenager? Caleb didn’t come out of the zombie uprising unscathed. He’s been scarred—both mentally and physically. The rest of humanity is trying to rebuild, to make the world normal again. Caleb is trying to return to a normal life also, but after all he’s seen,…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:04

Here are some more words that surprised me this week with interesting meanings. As a writer and a general word nerd, I find words fascinating. And beautiful and all those lyrical things. Enjoy! boughs a large branch of a tree fetters LITERARY to keep someone within limits or stop them from making progress (e.g. He felt fettered by a nine-to-five…

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