Tag Archives: word of the day

Day of the Grackle

The Word of The Day is GRACKLE. Grack·le /ˈɡrakəl/ noun A songbird of the American blackbird family, the male of which has shiny black plumage with a blue-green sheen. Image property of Marilyn Armstrong (read her post on Grackles here) … Continue reading

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This is my idea of a Scrum!

It was always a bit of a standing joke that although I liked to watch the footie, Rugby was also a favourite. I confess I am a ‘bum’ girl, and if a guy has got a nicely shaped bot, then … Continue reading

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Pleasing

Pulsating pleasure, Lingering lust, Evocative ecstasy Admiring attitude, Secretive seduction, Intriguing interlude, Notorious nurturing, Giddy gratitude. How pleasing to be noticed. Written somewhat haphazardly for WOTD 27th October.

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Apparition

Aloft it hovers Pulsing, floating Physical phantom, Anonymous being. Restless, haunting, Iridescent hues Throwing light Inwards and out, Ominous in its presence, Nerve chilling phenomena. Image wallpaperama.com Written for Melanie’s WOTD https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/58053187/posts/3594291226

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Frittata

I love eggs and omelettes, so it makes sense I love quiche too.  However, traditional quiche has pastry, and pastry is a no-no (or only a little bit) according to the SW bible. One of my better experiments in the … Continue reading

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Gloomy

This has been provided as our word of the day, and I must confess after a lovely start, the day has gone completely about fac. It is now tipping it down!I can’t say if it’s actually gloomy though as it’s … Continue reading

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Misunderstood

Today Melanie gives us GARGOYLE as our word of the day gar·goyle /ˈɡärˌɡoil/ noun a grotesque carved human or animal face or figure projecting from the gutter of a building, typically acting as a spout to carry water clear of … Continue reading

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Word Of The Day – Persnickety

Melanie is providing the word of the day today, and it’s a gem! The word today is “Persnickety“. per·snick·et·y /pərˈsnikədē/ adjective INFORMAL•NORTH AMERICAN placing too much emphasis on trivial or minor details; fussy. “she’s very persnickety about her food” Similar … Continue reading

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Word of the day 25th August

We have Melanie to thank for this little gem today Nip on over and check it out: In some cultures, when presented with a meal, you are expected to clear your plate. In others, it is polite to leave a … Continue reading

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Word Of The Day – Proboscis

Melanie has given us Proboscis as our word for the day. Funny that……. read on…… A proboscis is an elongated appendage from the head of an animal, either a vertebrate or an invertebrate. In invertebrates, the term usually refers to … Continue reading

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