Tag Archives: words

I Cannot Become Comfortably Numb

Warning: This is a little disjointed and possibly tangential. Just go with the flow ~  Two songs have been rolling around my head these past few weeks.  Pink Floyd’s Comfortably Numb and Franz Ferdinand’s Well That Was Easy.   In particular, … Continue reading

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What are you on about? And other Excellent Phrases and Words I wish I could use

The following is a small list of English words & phrases that I wish would/could catch on in the States: (most are probably a mixture of dialect and colloquialisms…which someone of a more linguistic bent could probably distinguish the difference)   Rubbish….as in … Continue reading

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Double Dog Dare

Hmmm… I think I’ve accepted a ‘double dog dare’ from my friend to write more. I don’t know what that’s exactly going to look like – but it may or may not involve you being suckered into reading more stuff. … Continue reading

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I’m a Curious Cat

Greetings People ~ Yes, I am a curious cat.  I told Le Clown that it was a secret, but really, it’s not.  I pretended to be a cat my entire childhood.  Other kids obsessively wore cowboy boots day in/day out or … Continue reading

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The Time is Now ~

Greetings People ~ I’ve carved out some legit writing time. Pre-Bikram yoga at 6:30PM {it’s been two days since I’ve been; I feel the addiction jitters starting to set in} and post-pulling apart an entire child’s bedroom to paint – … Continue reading

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Labeling the Crazy Part II ~ Sorta Reblog

In a previous post, Doubleplusungood, I went on and on about how much I LOVE words – which is true, I have a thing for language and dictionaries.  However, it’s not always roses and sunshine for me with words. For … Continue reading

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Doubleplusungood

I admit it – I’m a word nerd; derived from the Latin Dictum Nerdica.  I’m also a Grammar Geek (ok, ok Grammaticus Geekicus). I think I was the only kid in 7th grade typing English that liked to diagram sentences.  My … Continue reading

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